Management flaws responsible for Buncefield oil depot disaster in 2005
Management failings were the root cause of Britain's most costly industrial disaster, according to a new report from the Health and Safety Executive and the Environment Agency on the fire at the Buncefield Oil Storage Depot in December 2005.Although failures of design and maintenance in both overfill protection systems and liquid containment systems – a bund retaining wall around the tank and a system of drains and catchment areas – were
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