A Brief Report On The March 21, 2019 Explosions At A Chemical Factory In Xiangshui, China

Zhang, N, Shen, S, Zhou, A and Chen, J 2019, 'A Brief Report On The March 21, 2019 Explosions At A Chemical Factory In Xiangshui, China', Process Safety Progress, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 1-6.


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Title A Brief Report On The March 21, 2019 Explosions At A Chemical Factory In Xiangshui, China
Author(s) Zhang, N
Shen, S
Zhou, A
Chen, J
Year 2019
Journal name Process Safety Progress
Volume number 38
Issue number 2
Start page 1
End page 6
Total pages 6
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Abstract This short communication reports on a catastrophic explosion which occurred on March 21, 2019 in Xiangshui County, Jiangsu Province, China. The huge explosion resulted in the death of 78 people and the injury of 617. The causes of this accident are analyzed following reporting of the background, explosion scenes, and rescue operation of the accident. Based on the preliminary investigation, some measures to prevent similar accidents are suggested.
Subject Civil Geotechnical Engineering
Keyword(s) fire and explosion analysis
incident investigations
safety management
Xiangshui
DOI - identifier 10.1002/prs.12060
Copyright notice © 2019 American Institute of Chemical Engineers
ISSN 1066-8527
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