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Accidents presented

Theme 1 : Floating roofs

Fact sheet (Pdf – 193 Ko)

ARIA 33335 – Irreversible sinking of the floating roof on a crude oil tank – July 18, 2007 – Petit-Couronne-France
Theme 2 : Transport of waste in tank trucks

Fact sheet (Pdf 187 Ko)

ARIA 33767 – Degassing of a tanker truck containing waste – 31 July 2007- Limay – France
Theme 3 : Domino effects

Fact sheet (Pdf – 242 Ko)

ARIA 35672 – Blaze at an ethylene pipeline and a nearby acrylonitrile tank  – 17 March 2008 -Köln – Germany
ARIA 35860 – Leakage of a hydrogen-pipeline due to an inadequate inspection philosophy – 12 october 2007 -Binnenmaas -The Netherlands
Theme 4 : Explosion water / molten metal

Fact sheet (Pdf – 382 Ko)

ARIA 31881 – Explosion during a cupola drop inside a foundry – May 15, 2006 – Vivier-Au-Court – France
Theme 5 : Pipes and  joints

Fact sheet (Pdf – 220 Ko)

ARIA 31821 – Fire and explosion of ammonia synthesis gas – 1st June 2006 -Billingham – United Kingdom
ARIA 34397 – Chlorine leak during connection of a rail tanker – February 14, 2008 – Château-Arnoux-Saint Auban – France
Theme 6 : Gaz distribution pipelines

Fact sheet (Pdf – 195 Ko)

ARIA 34042 – Perforation of a gaseous fuel distribution pipe – 22 December 2007 – Noisy-le-Sec – France
Theme 7 : Power supply disruptions

Fact sheet (Pdf – 429 Ko)

ARIA 35841 – Release of SO2 from a cellulose factory  – 16 August 2006 – Germany
ARIA 35905 – Release of hydrogen sulfide in a refinery with transboundary effects  – 2 September 2008 – Antwerp – Belgium
Theme 8 : Effects of time on industrial installations

Fact sheet (Pdf – 761 Ko)

ARIA 35027 – Wall rupture of a cereal storage silo and  “domino effect” – 19 August 2008 – Saint-Hilaire-sur-Puiseaux – France
ARIA 32675 – Sudden opening of a crude oil tank bottom – 12 January 2007 – Ambès – France

ARIA 32675

ARIA 34351 – Fuel oil spill in an estuary during a transfer operation – 16 March 2008  Donges – France
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ARIA 34351

Theme 9 : Heat insulators

Fact sheet (Pdf – 245 Ko)

ARIA 25337 et 35822 – Explosions in a pharmaceutical plant – 13/08/2003 and 09/08/2004 – Linz – Austria
Theme 10 : Communication under difficult situations

Fact sheet (Pdf – 346 Ko)

ARIA 33299 – Fire within a food processing plant – 30 July 2007 – Renaison – France
ARIA 35840 – Major mercury release by a battery recycling plant – 21,26 January 2008 – Brussels – Belgium
Theme 11 : mixing of  incompatible products

Fact sheet (Pdf – 195 Ko)

ARIA 35830 – Chlorine cloud resulting from a failure in handling hazardous substances – 5th October 2007 – Frankfurt – Germany
ventilateur et secours ARI

Aria 35830

Theme 12 : Water pollution by hydrocarbons

Fact sheet (Pdf – 484 Ko)

ARIA 35836 – Transboundary pollution accident River – 23 March 2007 – Daugava – Latvia
ARIA 35835 – Pollution of the port of Sillamäe by hydrocarbons produced from oil shale – 12 September 2008 -Sillamäe -Estonia
Theme 13 : Flooding

Fact sheet (Pdf – 220 Ko)

ARIA 35426 – Flooding of a pharmaceutical plant – 01/11/2008 – Saint-Germain-Laprade – France
Theme 14 : Crisis situations

Fact sheet (Pdf – 1,5 Mo)

ARIA 34027 – Ammonia water leak – December 20, 2007 – Laneuveville-devant-Nancy – France