Category : Hazmat

Fire in an Ink manufacturing factory caused panic and disruption in the vicinity

A major fire broke out in a Crimson Inks factory located at site no.4 in Sarai Meeta at Panki Industrial Area in the afternoon of 5th October . More than two dozen fire tenders were deployed in the area to control the fire. No casualties were reported. Residents in the nearby areas complained of breathlessness ….

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Gas leakage in the BPCL tanker halts vehicle movements & monorail services in Chembur

Motor vehicle and the Wadala Chembur monorail services was halted for 5 – 10 minutes during peak hours on October 9, due to gas leakage in the gas tanker in Chembur. BPCL company’s gas tanker is situated below the monorail alignment in Chembur’s Mysore colony area. This incident was reported at around 10.30 am on ….

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An Ammonia Gas Cylinder Explosion and Gas Leak on 23rd August 2017

An ammonia gas cylinder exploded at a cold storage located in the vicinity of a school in the Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh at 10 am on August 23rd causing a lot of problem for the students present in the school premises. According to officials there where 800 students present on the school campus when ….

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Ghodbunder Road in Thane remained closed for 10 hours after an LPG tanker overturned near Kajupada on July 3

An LPG tanker belonging to Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited overturned on Ghodbunder road near Kajupada in Mira Bhayandar, Thane on July 3. This mishap led to traffic disruptions on the busy NH 8 for several hours however, no casualty was reported in this accident. The authorities had blocked traffic on both sides of the highway ….

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An alarming ammonia gas leak in a cold storage in Fatehpur, UP

April 2, 2017 was noted as the day when a cold storage in Uttar Pradesh’s Jahanabad area experienced a suspected ammonia gas leak. This sudden gas leak caused many of the cold storage laborers to be trapped inside for hours together. The sudden leak created chaos in the area, but rescue operations were brought to ….

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Ernakulam -12 injured in an explosion in Hindustan Insecticides Limited.

On Wednesday, 2nd of November, an explosion took place at Hindustan Insecticides Limited, a chemical factory in Eloor, Ernakulam district of Kerala. It is reported that at least 3 blasts took place in the plant. Investigations revealed that the explosion occurred due to leak of Carbon Disulphide while transferring this highly flammable substance from the ….

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Rahiyad – At least 3 killed, 13 under treatment after toxic gas leak in TDI plant

During the wee hours of Thursday, 3rd November, Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers and Chemicals (GNFC)’s Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) unit had a leak of toxic phosgene gas, which claimed at least 4 lives and affected 13 others. The GNFC plant which is located at Rahiyad village near Dahej in Bharuch district has been shut down post ….

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Gas tanker turns turtle near Jau canal; no injuries

Gas leak creates fear as it can lead to disaster. The danger happens when natural gas leaks out because it is flammable, which means that if there’s a flame or even a spark in the area of a leak, it could cause a fire or explosion. Hence it is considered to be dangerous. An uncontrolled gas tanker overturned near ….

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3 dead, 1 injured after gas at Leather Complex

A poisonous gas leaked from the drainage line in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district, due to which at least three workers reportedly died and two others were taken ill after inhaling poisonous gas. This incident took place at the Kolkata Leather Complex when five workers were cleaning a drainage line of a tannery. The ….

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Gas leak at oil well created ruckus in Rajasthan

A major gas leak took place at an oil well in Rajasthan which created panic among the residents as it was a major leak. OIL produces about 70 lakh cubic meters per day of gas from its field in Jaisalmer. The well produced 9,000 cubic meters per day of gas. Efforts were on to control ….

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