Chemical Safety Board Video Shows Devastation from West Fertilizer Blast

5/15/2013

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a new video this month that starkly illustrates the devastation caused by the West Fertilizer Company plant explosion in West, TX, on April 17, 2013.

In the video, Daniel Horowitz, Managing Director of the CSB, notes, "The community damage we saw at West was the worst of any chemical accident in the CSB's history."

Learn more about the blast and the crucial importance of chemical hazard information and facility emergency response plans in the April 23 edition of Government Matters.

Teaser image from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board