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  1. INVESTIGATION Feds cite safety lapses, mechanical failures in fatal DuPont accident in TexasRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Chemical & Engineering News

    Mechanical problems and ineffective safety practices were likely factors in the chemical leak that killed four workers last month at DuPont 's complex in La Porte, Texas, federal authorities say. The U.S. Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board , which investigates chemical accidents, points to problems with the vent system in the building where the release of 23,000 lb of toxic methyl mercaptan originated on Nov. 15. In addition, DuPont "did not effectively implement good safety practices" that require workers to wear air respirators and other protective equipment, CSB alleges in preliminary findings.

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  2. DuPont Safety Lapses, Mechanical Failures Cited In Fatal Texas AccidentRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Chemical and Engineering News

    Mechanical problems and ineffective safety practices were likely factors in the chemical leak that killed four workers last month at DuPont's complex in La Porte, Texas, federal authorities say. The U. S. Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board , an independent agency charged with investigating chemical accidents, points to problems with the vent system in the building where the release of 23,000 lb of toxic methyl mercaptan originated on Nov. 15. In addition, DuPont "did not effectively implement good safety practices" that require workers to wear air respirators and other protective equipment, CSB alleges.

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  3. Four Killed At DuPont PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Chemical and Engineering News

    Investigators from the Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board are in Texas probing an apparent chemical leak that killed four workers and injured a fifth at a DuPont plant in La Porte, Texas. The workers probably died from exposure to methyl mercaptan while responding to a valve leak around 4 AM on Nov. 15, according to DuPont .

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  4. Four Workers Killed At DuPont Chemical Plant In TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Chemical and Engineering News

    Investigators from the Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board are in Texas probing an apparent chemical leak that killed four workers and injured a fifth at a DuPont plant in La Porte, Texas. The workers probably died from exposure to methyl mercaptan while responding to a valve leak around 4 AM on Nov. 15, DuPont said in a statement .

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