Three Incidents: Tank Truck Explosion, Television Interview Railcar Fire, and Intentional Destruction of Acrylic Acid Railcar Using “Vent and Burn”

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety
  1. Robert M. Rosen

Published Online: 25 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470924839.ch1

Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response

Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response

How to Cite

Center for Chemical Process Safety (2005) Three Incidents: Tank Truck Explosion, Television Interview Railcar Fire, and Intentional Destruction of Acrylic Acid Railcar Using “Vent and Burn”, in Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470924839.ch1

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Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780816909544

Online ISBN: 9780470924839

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Keywords:

  • tank truck explosion;
  • vent and burn technology;
  • emergency response;
  • flame retardant polystyrene;
  • train derailment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Incident #1

  • Incident #2

  • Incident #3