John Libbey Eurotext

Environnement, Risques & Santé


Lubrizol: what have we learnt? Volume 20, issue 2, March-April 2021

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This article analyzes the three reports published after the fire at the Lubrizol and NL Logistique plants. It examines their role in the prevailing notion blaming the incident on a lack of risk culture, and also their limitations, particularly in the failure to question why lessons are never learnt from past crises.