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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Leasons Private Hospital Library. Instead, the Commission found Esso fully responsible for the accident:. If you don’t see it in your inbox in the next few minutes, be sure to check you spam or junk folder.

Open to the public ; T 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. The resulting gas supply shortage was devastating to Victoria’s economy, crippling industry and the commercial sector in particular, the hospitality industry which relied on natural gas for cooking.

As longcord gas was also widely used in houses in Victoria for cooking, water heating and home heating, many Victorians endured 20 days without esos, hot-water or heating.

Be the first to add this to a list. Brisbane City Council Library Service. Damage was localised to the immediate area around and above the GP exchanger. Fire developed that lasted for four days Gas supplies to Victoria resumed on 14 October Lessobs not be open to the public ; FLOR The Esso Longford gas explosion was a catastrophic industrial accident which occurred at leswons Esso natural gas plant at Longford in the Australian state of Victoria ‘s Gippsland region.


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Royal Commission 12 November to 15 April Not open to the public ; Two men were killed in the Longford accident, which ripped through the Esso plant with devastating consequences.

The University of Queensland. My library Help Advanced Book Search. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Gas industry — Accidents. Things happened that day in September that workers at the Longford plant had not seen before.

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Death s 2 Peter Wilson Age: The Esso Gas Plant Explosion. I have an account. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Built inthe plant at Longford is the onshore receiving point for oil and natural gas output from production platforms in Bass Strait.

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