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U.S. Chemical Safety Board
This is an aerial view of the area where the contractor trailers once stood at BP's Texas City refinery. Fifteen workers died in an explosion and fire at the site. A decade after BP’s trailers blew apart, Marathon Petroleum Co., which now owns the location, set up three lunch tents on the same ground once littered with bodies and debris. Production won out over safety; erecting the tents farther away slowed work down and hampered productivity during a 2013 turnaround.
U.S. Chemical Safety Board
“Within ... OSHA, the number of people whom I respect and I feel have a reasonable depth and breadth of knowledge and experience in [process safety management] I could probably count on one hand,' said Sam Mannan, director of the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M University.

Jim Malewitz

Jolie McCullough