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Written by leading author Professor Andrew Hopkins, this book is a “”must read”” for all organisations which have a duty of care to their employees under the. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. “Lessons from Longford” examines the findings of the Royal Commission into the Esso gas plant explosion at Longford, Victoria, in September It is written.

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Store Corporate Lessons from Longford: Defence Science and Technology Group. The University of Sydney. For more information about our privacy practices, please refer to our privacy statement: Message Us Thank you for your inquiry! State Library of Western Australia. Esso blamed the accident on worker negligence, in particular Jim Ward, one of the panel workers on duty on the day of the explosion.

Supreme Court of Victoria. Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety. Royal Commission 12 November to 15 April The flame front burnt its way through the vapour cloud, without causing an explosion. Email was not found. National Museum of Australia. Two men were killed in the Longford accident, which ripped through the Esso plant with devastating consequences.

Failed to reset password Message with temporary link was not sent. Written in a clear and concise style, “Lessons from Longford” explains why the Royal Commission decided that it was inappropriate to blame the plant operators and that the accident was really Esso’s fault.


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Lessons from Longford: The Esso Gas Plant Explosion

First Name This field is required. The normal process and the accident sequence. The fire at the plant was not extinguished until two days later. Tags What are tags? Open to vrom public Written by leading author Professor Andrew Hopkins, this book is a “”must read”” for all organisations which have a duty of care to their employees under the Occupational Health and Safety legislation.

The Esso Gas Plant Explosion. Damage was localised to the immediate area around and above the GP exchanger. Things happened that day in September that workers at the Longford plant had not seen before.

Open to the public ; KN Retrieved from ” https: Verdict Found Esso fully responsible for the accident.

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