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Fire at the Intercontinental Terminals in Deer Park, Texas

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A fire at the Intercontinental Terminals broke out in Deer Park, TX roughly 15 miles southeast of Houston. Eight tanks have succumbed to overwhelming flames. Though two of the tanks were empty, six contained flammable components of gasoline and materials often used in glues, paint thinner, and nail polish. A...

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Dangers of the Texas oilfield

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According to a CDC report, the rate for fatalities during the US oil and gas boom between 2003 and 2013 when the workforce for the oil and gas extraction industry doubled in size significantly decreased by 36.3%. However, the number of work-related fatalities in the oil and gas extraction industry...

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Burns injuries from Texas oilfield explosions

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An oilfield explosion is a very serious accident that can result in a number of major injuries including burns. Burns can be grouped into electrical burns, chemical burns, and thermal burns — this occurs when one comes in contact with open flames, hot liquids, and other heat source. It is...

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