Volume 88 Issue 45 | pp. 34-39
Issue Date: November 8, 2010

Linking Chemistry To Plant Accidents

New CSB Staff Director wants accidents to be understood, publicized, and avoided
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: CSB, safety, chemical accident

Daniel Horowitz, the recently appointed managing director of the Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board (CSB), began his first speech in his new role as top staff member with a grim litany of deadly chemical accidents.

Speaking to the CSB staff in September, Horowitz, an organic chemist with a decade of experience on the accident board, laid out a list of tragedies that occurred in the past century—a high school in New London, . . .

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