Intrinsic Safety- A brief overview

In today’s blog post we will review a much-misunderstood explosion protection concept, which is Intrinsic Safety. We will present a very brief overview below. As usual intelligent comments are always welcome through the Comments form! Introduction In the early 19th century the mining industry was a major employer. Unfortunately,  it also had the largest number […]

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Anniversary of the Imperial Sugar factory dust explosion-CSB releases a safety video message

On Feb 4th, 2009, on the first anniversary of the dust explosion that took place at the Imperial Sugar factory, the US Chemical Safety Board released a video message. In the video (see below) the CSB chairman John Bresland asks federal regulators and businesses to increase efforts at preventing combustible dust fires and explosions. For […]

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