BFGoodrich Performance Materials Cincinnati Plant - Accident History

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Accident on 1997-10-06 23:49:00

Industry (NAICS):Organic Dye and Pigment Manufacturing (325132)
Duration of Release:01:10:00

Release Event

Gas Release?n
Liquid Spill/Evaporation?y

Release Source

Storage Vessel:n
Process Vessel:n
Transfer Hose:n
Other Release Source:

Weather Conditions at the Time of Event

Wind: 3 Miles an Hour blowing South East at 68 Degrees Fahrenheit
Atmospheric Stability Class:u
Precipitation Present?n
Unknown Weather Conditions?n

On-Site Impacts

Employee or Contractor Deaths:0
Public Responder Deaths:0
Public Deaths:0
Employee or Contractor Injuries:0
Public Responder Injuries:0
Public Injuries:0
On-site Property Damage ($):0

Known Off-Site Impacts

Other Medical Treatments:0
Off-site Property Damage ($):0

Environmental Damage

Fish or Animal Kills:n
Tree, Lawn, Shrub, or Crop Damage:n
Water Contamination:n
Soil Contamination:n
Other Environmental Damage:

Initiating Event

Initiating Event:Equipment failure

Contributing Factors

Equipment failure:y
Human error:n
Improper procedures:n
Upset condition:n
By-pass condition:n
Maintenance activity/inactivity:y
Process design failure:y
Unsuitable equipment:n
Unusual weather condition:n
Managment error:n
Other contributing factor:

Off-site Responders Notified

Off-site Responders Notified?Notified and Responded

Changes Introduced as a Result of the Accident

Improved or upgraded equipment:y
Revised maintenance:y
Revised training:y
Revised operating procedures:y
New process controls:y
New mitigation systems:y
Revised emergency response plan:n
Changed process:n
Reduced inventory:n
Other changes introduced:

Confidention Business Information

CBI claimed?n

Chemicals in Accident History

65% of 179 lbs. of the Toxic Chemical "Oleum (Fuming Sulfuric Acid) [Sulfuric Acid, Mixture With Sulfur Trioxide]1", CAS: 8014-95-7.

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