Is your staff prepared to handle a process interruption? Would their quick and correct action save the day or miss the mark? Your plant is equipped with the tools you need to keep your process in control. Understanding what they are telling you is important.
At 1:23 p.m, some 20 metric tons of liquid hydrocarbon burst through a pipe leading to the flare stack, forming a vapor cloud and exploding. Twenty-six people suffered minor injuries, and a van just missed entering an area that became enveloped in the fireball. Had it not been Sunday, multiple deaths would have occurred in the plant, and injuries would have occurred in an area two miles away where shop windows were blown in.