The CSB reviewed the final report from the Aghorn Operating Waterflood Station incident that happened in October 2019 where an employee and the employee’s spouse were overcome with Hydrogen Sulfide fumes and both perished.
The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) was established in 1998 to investigate industrial accidents, similar to the National Transportation Safety Board that investigates accidents involving airplanes and other vehicles. The annual budget of the CSB is $12MM and that supports about 45 full-time employees. It is an independent board that does not report to any other […]
In the spirit of the government eliminating waste and duplication, it is necessary to increase the efficiency of agencies. Having three agencies, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Chemical Safety Board (CSB), all looking at investigations of industrial incidents is a triple redundancy. The redundancy needs to […]