Envoyé : lundi 6 mai 2019 16:10
À : Corentin Decaen <;
Objet : RSOE EDIS – Event Report – Explosion : [ Uralchem manufacturer] Berezniki, Perm Krai, Russia, Asia
Importance : Haute


RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service, Budapest, Hungary
Event report

May 6th 2019 02:06 PM – Explosion – EX-20190506-67771-RUS

Base information

EDIS Code: EX-20190506-67771-RUS
Event date: May 6th 2019 02:06 PM
Category: Explosion
Continent: Asia
Country: Russia
State: Perm Krai
Settlement: Berezniki
Location: [ Uralchem manufacturer]
59.4131827,56.7849318 (WGS84 decimal)

CAP Information

Category: Safety - General emergency and public safety
Urgency: Past - Responsive action is no longer required
Severity: Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Scope: Public - For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Certainty: Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing

Event details

An explosion has killed at least three people leaving one person injured in an ammonia workshop belonging to the Uralchem manufacturer in Berezniki, Russia in the Perm Region, local emergency services told Sputnik Monday. "An alert about a production incident in an ammonia facility at Uralchem’s branch of Azot in the city of Berezniki has been received. Three people have been killed", a representative of the emergency services said. The incident occurred during maintenance work, the representative added. According to the emergency services, there is no threat to the staff or the city’s residents. The local health department has assessed the condition of an injured employee as moderately severe. Some thirty people and ten rescue vehicle have been involved in liquidating the aftermath of the accident. The workshop has now returned to regular operations.The Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision has dispatched experts to assess the environment at the plant. The Russian Investigative Committee has initiated a case into violation of safety requirements at a hazardous industrial facility. Uralchem’s press service has reported that the company has created its own internal investigation unit to establish what happened and who is responsible. The minister of territorial security for the Perm Region has been dispatched to the scene at the request of the region’s governor.

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Corentin DECAEN


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