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Hydrogen Tank Blast Forces Evac

A fireball of hydrogen gas erupted from a tank, damaging the tank truck and prompting evacuations at several businesses, schools and homes in El Cajon, CA, Wednesday morning. No one was injured, and the large tank, used to haul 1,500 to 2,000 gallons of liquid hydrogen, did not explode, officials said. RELATED STORIES Fire at […]

Baking Firm Fined after Amputation

Just five weeks after a 28-year-old maintenance worker lost part of his right arm in an improperly guarded bread wrapping machine at the Cincinnati, OH-based Klosterman Baking Co., federal safety inspectors investigating the injury found another worker exposed to the same hazard. On Nov. 3, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials proposed penalties of […]

Smoky Fire at GA Chemical Plant

A slow burning powder created a smoke condition at a Cartersville, GA, chemical plant Wednesday morning, officials said. The call came in from the Chemical Products Corporation on Old Mill Road in Cartersville. RELATED STORIES Chemical Leak Injures One GA Mill Blast Kills 1, Injures 5 Three-Alarm Fire at Chem Plant Fatal Chem Plant Blast […]

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