August 28, 2006 | Mark Paradies

MONDAY ACCIDENT & LESSONS LEARDNED: Buncefield Investigation

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Do you remember the press coverage of an explosion and fire in England just before Christmas of 2005? Smoke could be seen from space.

The UK Government is performing the official investigation of the explosion and fire at the Buncefield petroleum terminal. Below are some links of interest to the official investigation web site:

A safety alert of interest to those who have tank farms with flammable liquids:

http://www.hse.gov.uk/comah/alerts/sa0106.htm

The latest investigation update:

http://www.buncefieldinvestigation.gov.uk/press/b06004.htm

All the press releases about the investigation:

http://www.buncefieldinvestigation.gov.uk/press/index.htm

Here is the Buncefield Explosion forum:

http://www.buncefield.com/

Now what are the lessons learned?

Read the investigation update and see what you think. Make a comment here.

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