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CSB Says ‘Premature’ Startup Caused Bayer’s WV Blast

11:35 AM MST | January 24, 2011 | Kara Sissell

Multiple deficiencies during a lengthy startup process, including “pressure to resume production,” contributed to the cause of a 2008 accident at Bayer CropScience’s Institute, WV plant that killed two workers, according to a draft of the final accident report by the Chemical Safety and Hazard Identification Board (CSB; Washington). Bayer’s accident at Institute attracted an enormous amount of attention from federal regulators and lawmakers, in part because the plant served as the model for the methylisocyanate (MIC) plant at Bhopal...

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