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Propylene Fire

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Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: January 26, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 15, 2010
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Submitter : James "JD" Brown

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A forklift towing a trailer collided with a line containing highly flammable liquid propylene, causing a release and a vapor cloud explosion. Sixteen workers were injured, the process unit was heavily damaged, and a nearby school was evacuated. Investigation Status The United States Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board... More

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Hazardous materials, chemical fire, process safety, process fire

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Technical Requirements: Mirror site requires Internet Explorer
Language: English
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