Online Training | 800‑258‑3837
Back to Course List

Behind the Curve

This course has been discontinued and is no longer available.
Preview video
Preview Video
Product ID
Training Time ?
14 to 20 minutes
Video Format
Standard Definition Wide
Required Plugins
Number of Lessons
Quiz Questions
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Course screen Course screen Course screen

Did you know the Tesoro Refinery explosion of 2010 was the largest loss of life at the U.S. Refinery? Due to the High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA), a nearly 40-year-old heat exchanger ruptured, exploding and fatally injuring 7 workers.

This course, with video produced by the Chemical safety board, tells the story of the Tesoro Refinery explosion and helps viewers to gain an understanding on the causes of a High Temperature Hydrogen Attack. The course also assists viewers in understanding how incidents such as these occur and the importance of knowing industry codes, standards and regulatory changes to reduce accident risks and hazards such as these.

Help your employees gain a greater understanding and appreciation of High Temperature Hydrogen Attacks with this training video.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 30 days to complete the course

Refinery Workers

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Incident Overview
  • Operations Background
  • Sequence of Events
  • Technical Analysis
  • Industry Codes and Standards
  • Safety Culture of a Company
  • Regulatory Oversights
  • Recommendations
  • Conclusion
Intended Performance Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Advocate (support) the need for a strong safety culture based on the tragic explosion at the Tesoro Refinery.
    • Acknowledge that deficiencies in industry standards and work practices contributed to the tragedy at Tesoro.
    • Agree that Tesoro's safety culture was lacking.
    • Recognize what a strong safety culture would have accomplished.
    • Agree to report any unsafe workplace conditions or practices.

© Mastery Technologies, Inc.