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    20 Accidents Occurred in China’s Chemical Industry after the Work Resumption

    Echemi 2020-03-10

    A sudden incident reporting: According to Changzhou City Emergency Management Agency, at 16:52 on March 8, 2020, a plant located in Changzhou City, North Town, Changzhou Xue Race Blue Photovoltaic Technology was on fire. There were no casualties. It was initially confirmed that the combustion substance was silicon powder. At present, an emergency plan has been initiated in the urban area. The fire department is trying its best to extinguish the fire. The fire has been controlled. The main leaders of the Changzhou Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government have organized and directed emergency treatment at the scene. After preliminary investigation, the reason was that the newly struck lining was penetrated by the molten iron and contacted with water during the boiler test. The specific cause is still under investigation.

     

    Incidents notified two: At 22:53, March 8, 2020, Baoshan District, Shanghai Weiyi four blast occurred fire. The preliminary understanding is that a hot blast pipe machine in the plant area was damaged and the internal high-temperature gas was sprayed out. The factory technicians arrived at the site to dispose of it. There are no open flames or smoke . There were no casualties at the scene. From the video, you can see that white gas and sparks are constantly flowing out of the fire. Several Weibo netizens said that they heard a loud noise similar to an aircraft flying at low altitude and lasted for several minutes. In the early morning of March 9 , relevant personnel of Baowu Group told the reporter of "Daily Economic News" that after confirming with Baosteel, a fire broke out in the No. 4 blast furnace of Baoshan Base of Baosteel Co., Ltd., and there was no open flame or smoke on the site one hour later.

     

    Less than a month of return to work, a total of 20 fire and explosion accidents have occurred, the accident risk is extremely high! The alarm is now displayed, and I hope to learn a lesson and do a good job of returning to work and spring fire protection and explosion prevention!

     

    Accident 1 : On March 4, a plant of Bo Yang Biotechnology Co., Ltd. in Baoding, Hebei Province exploded during inspection and maintenance, due to the improper handling of progesterone plant deflagration. The accident caused no casualties.

     

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    After investigation: Boyang Company arranged for employees to carry out maintenance and repair of equipment and pipelines in the workshop. It was found that the remaining material in the 11 # reaction kettle before the Chinese New Year production was not cleaned, and the materials had solidified in the kettle. The employee added ethanol solution and passed Steam heating dissolves the solidified matter in the kettle, and the steam is turned off to continue heating and heating at work, resulting in a deflagration accident in the early hours of the morning.

     

    Accident 2 : At 17:30 on March 5, 2020, a company workshop in Wuxi was on fire. Rescue workers from outside can see a lot of smoke upon arrival at the scene. It was found that the fire was caused by workers welding electric welding. Electric welding is an open flame operation. Once the operation is illegal, it will cause a fire. The cost is high! 


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    Accident 3 : Around 12:00 on March 6, 2020, Huimin County, Binzhou City, Shandong Province Jiang Louzhen Great Wall Plastic Products Company plant fire. Fire and other departments have started rescue at the scene, and the video showed that the smoke was billowing at the scene. Huimin Jiang Louzhen Great Wall Plastic Co., a workshop on fire, as of 14:00, the fire has been extinguished, causing no casualties, the cause of the fire is under investigation.

     

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    Accident 4 : On March 4 , Xiamen Haicang District, a South Fengshan Co. plant fire, live fire raging, billowing smoke billowed into the air. According to preliminary verification, the building on fire is a simple single-story factory building, which mainly produces hardware accessories for sanitary products. The building covers an area of about 1,000 square meters. The fire site is located in the middle of the building. The fire area is about 300 square meters. The fire is mainly paper, foam and other packaging. Because they are combustible, the smoke on site is relatively large.  

     

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    Accident 5 : At 8:41 on March 5, Quanzhou fire and rescue brigade command center received a report that: SACP Fortress North Peak Road industrial area a factory fire. The detachment immediately dispatched 8 fire engines and 42 commanders to the scene to fight the fire . The fire has now been brought under control.

     

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    Accident 6 : At the evening on February 28, 2020, near Yichang, Hubei Dangyang kinder gas station a furniture warehouse caught fire accident, the fire spread rapidly, fire scene very rapidly filled with smoke, the whole picture looks shocking, fire department alarm Quickly rushed to the scene for disposal.

     

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    Accident 7 : According to @ Changsha fire news, at 18:56 on March 2, Changsha City Fire rescue brigade command center received a report, said: Li Xiang Changsha County Road 161 No. Vanguard Changsha Xingsha Packing Co., a production workshop was on fire.

     

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    Relevant staff in the Changsha Economic and Technological Development Zone said that the fire area and specific fire causes need further investigation, and there were no casualties.

     

    According to Xiaoxiang Morning News reported that on September 26, 2019, through the open area of Changsha City Fire Rescue Brigade of the area 4 Jia major fire hazards unit centralized exposure, including Changsha Xingsha Packaging Limited.

     

    After investigation, Changsha Xingsha Packaging Co., Ltd. has these fire hazards:

                                 

    The load-bearing components on the roof of the warehouse are made of wood strips, and the fire compartment is not set up in the warehouse as required;

     

    Changed the nature of the factory building for warehouse use, and its fire zone was changed;

     

    There is no sprinkler system in the warehouse;

     

    More than half of the evacuation instructions in the warehouse have been damaged;

     

    The fire door of the warehouse leading to the evacuation stairs was damaged by more than 50%;


    Sheds are illegally constructed between the multi-story warehouse and the workshop, occupying fire prevention distances, etc.

     

    Accidents 8 : On February 7, Maoming Petrochemical Co., Ltd. Rundong tank farm tank fire occurred. After investigation, the fire tank was an internal floating roof tank with a capacity of 1,000 cubic meters. There were 6 internal floating roof tanks and 2 vaulted tanks in the fire tank area . No injuries were caused by the accident.

     

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    Accident 9 : Around 3am on February 20, Ningbo Beilun Qi Jia Hill Street a logistics company a warehouse fire , smoke billowed from the scene ablaze, but fortunately caused no casualties.

     

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    Accident 10 : At 10:00 on February 16, Xiamen Jimei District, a plant suddenly caught fire, according to preliminary verification, fire building single-layer brick structure, located in parts of two gas fire spinning workshop, burned area of about 450 square feet M, the accident did not cause any casualties.

     

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    Accident 11 : In the early morning on February 16, the Shanghai Pudong New Area, Shanghai South Highway on a plant fire, fire engines rushed to the scene to fight the blaze implementation, but fortunately the fire did not cause casualties. It is reported that the site was a three- story brick-concrete factory building, and a color steel plate factory was connected to the ground floor. There were no casualties on the site, but the goods and equipment in the factory were burned.

     

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    Accident 12 : On February 13, Wenling, Zhejiang Province Wen Qiao town industrial zone Taizhou days fishing oxygen equipment Technology Co., Ltd. plant fire . The building on fire was a five-story frame-structured factory building with a fire area of about 1,500 square meters and no casualties.

     

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    Accident 13 : On February 11, Huludao City, Liaoning Province, the first of Agriculture Co., Ltd. clethodim plant explosion , resulting in 5 people were killed and 10 people were injured.

     

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    Accident 14 : On February 23, Guangdong Shenzhen Baoan District official informed, Bao'an District, Aviation City streets measurements community a hand-yogurt shop the same day at 2:58am, accident 4 people were killed , because at present the fire is Survey.

     

    Accident 15 : At 21:00 on February 21, Guangdong Long Town is a hardware factory caught fire, live fire is very intense. It is understood that the building that was on fire this time was a hardware factory built with a single-story steel structure. After the fire was extinguished, firefighters viewed the factory's surveillance video and preliminarily determined that the fire was caused by a faulty electrical wire.

     

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    Accident 16 : At 17:00 on February 16, Hunan Shaodong Huangpi bridge hospitals fire, the scene filled with smoke . A staff member Wo Tong Street office said the fire was electrical short circuit cause , " when health care workers disinfected with ultraviolet light protective clothing, light bulbs burst causing a short circuit. " Hospitals staff had tried to put the fire out with a fire extinguisher, but the fire was too The fire was not put out until the fire brigade arrived.

     

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    Accident 17 : At 17:37on May 29,, Minhang District, Shanghai Zhu Road 235 No. fourth floor of a supermarket car park in the northwest corner automatic rifle at a hall on the west side equipment room fire. The fire area at the scene was about 5 square meters, and there were no casualties. The cause of the fire was that the lithium battery of the power tool stored in the equipment room malfunctioned and ignited the surrounding flammable materials and became a disaster.

     

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    Accident 18 : Around 21:50 on February 27, Futian District, Shenzhen, a grill fire, the store did not return to work, no one store, a refrigerator and store food therein were burned, but fortunately no casualties. Relevant departments said that the preliminary estimate of the fire was caused by a short circuit in the refrigerator, and the fire area on the site was 3 square meters. The specific cause is yet to be investigated.


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