17 January 2008 23:47 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) said on Thursday it was sending investigators to probe a fatality at the BP Texas refinery at ?xml:namespace>
BP officials told the CSB on Thursday that a chemical explosion may have been involved in the Monday accident at a refinery ultracracker, the board said in a statement.
Joseph Garcia, a supervisor at the refinery, was killed when a lid blew off a water filtration unit. Earlier reports had suggested that water pressure was responsible for the accident, the CSB said.
CSB Supervisory Investigator Don Holmstrom, who led the CSB's two-year investigation of the 2005 fatal explosion at the
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