Industrial Accidents

Two Chemical Plant Explosions in the Houston Area

Two Chemical Plant Explosions in the Houston Area

Two Chemical Plant Explosions in the Houston Area Over the past two weeks, the Houston area has experienced two massive explosions in two different chemical plants. One at the KMCO chemical plant in Crosby that happened on April 2, and another at the Intercontinental...
Two Chemical Plant Explosions in the Houston Area

The 5 Most Dangerous Occupations in Houston

The 5 Most Dangerous Occupations in Houston Houston is a bustling hub of commerce and commercial activity, which is great for the region and for the many people who benefit from a healthy job market. Because much of this rich business environment is hinged on heavy...
Two Chemical Plant Explosions in the Houston Area

1 Dead, 3 Injured in Pasadena PeroxyChem Explosion

1 Dead, 3 Injured in Pasadena PeroxyChem Explosion Last week, an explosion at PeroxyChem, a Pasadena chemical plant that produces hydrogen peroxide and other products, resulted in the death of a contractor and has left three other workers with serious injuries. This...
Two Chemical Plant Explosions in the Houston Area

Safety Violations at Texas DuPont Plant Caused Four Worker Deaths

Safety Violations at Texas DuPont Plant Caused Four Worker Deaths Last November, four workers at a DuPont Co. plant in La Porte, Texas were killed after being exposed to a deadly airborne chemical called methyl mercaptan, a substance used by the plant to produce...
Two Chemical Plant Explosions in the Houston Area

Industrial Accident in NE Harris County Leaves One Man Dead

Industrial Accident in NE Harris County Leaves One Man Dead An industrial accident at the Tenaris coiled tubing facility, located in Tidwell in northeast Harris County, has left one man dead. The accident occurred between 3:30 and 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 1,...
Two Chemical Plant Explosions in the Houston Area

Multiple Explosions Level Chinese Port City of Tianjin

Multiple Explosions Level Chinese Port City of Tianjin A string of deadly explosions in the Chinese port city of Tianjin last week has left the world’s tenth-busiest container port a smoldering wasteland of devastation. Lax safety procedures and grievous oversights...