Multiple explosions at a propane plant in Ravares, Florida are suspected to be caused by both human error and equipment failure. Eight people were injured by the incident, which prompted evacuations for a half-mile around the location.
The fire has been extinguished but there were serious injuries from the explosions and resulting fire. The major accident underscores the importance of safety securing and storing your gas cylinders. The results of combustible gases being ignited and causing a chain reaction of damage is not only a huge liability for any company, it is a very real threat to lives of its employees and anyone else that happens to be on the premises when an explosion happens. Make sure your workplace is properly outfitted with safety equipment and procedures that protect everyone at your facility.
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Propane Plant Engulfed in Flames
Last updated: 7/30/2013 11:16 AM
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