U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

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2175 K Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20037-1809
202-261-7600 (Voice)
202-261-7650 (FAX)


This Board's mandate is improve worker and community safety through: conducting investigations and reporting on findings regarding causes of chemical accidents at fixed facilities;" evaluating and advising Congress on the effectiveness of and any duplication of effort among 14 other federal agencies in preventing industrial chemical accidents; conducting special studies; and developing and communicating recommended actions (based on research and investigative findings) to improve the safety of operations involved in the production, transportation, and industrial handling, use and disposal of chemicals.

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Monday, Dec 15, 2008