Kleen Energy Explosion impact-CSB urges OSHA to ban gas purging of pipelines

Aug 05, 2010-The Chemical Safety Board has now recommended OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) to ban purging of pipelines with natural gas, that can cause explosions. This should have been done a long time back, but it was only after the Kleen Energy explosion that things started moving in this direction. —————–Advt—————— For an […]

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Will CSB investigate the BP Transocean Deepwater Horizon accident?

For excellent training courses on Safety Instrumented Systems, Hazardous Areas and Gas Monitors, please click here. ———————————————————————————– June 9, 2010– The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) which is an important agency in the government that investigates accidents in the chemicals, oil & gas and similar industries,  is being urged to investigate the BP/ Transocean oil […]

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Gas Monitoring Procedures around Hazardous storage tanks

For industry acclaimed training programs on Gas Monitors and Gas Detectors please click here. ————————————————————————————– Washington, DC, June 7, 2010 – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released a 14-minute safety video warning of the hazards of welding and other hot work activities in and around storage tanks containing flammable materials. Entitled “Dangers of […]

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BPs Top Kill is a failure-gusher continues to spill oil in huge quantities

For an excellent course on Safety Instrumented Systems, including topics such as Functional Safety, Safety Integrity Level (SIL calculations) and related topics, have a look here ——————————————————————————————— May 30, 2010– It is now 40 days since the oil spill caused by the explosion, fire and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig started. BP’s much […]

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BP Oil Spill worse than the Exxon Valdez spill? Experts debate

For an excellent training course on Functional Safety and Safety Instrumented Systems, please take a look here ——————————————————————————————- May 27, 2010– The Deepwater Horizon oil rig accident may be causing more damage than earlier estimated, say some experts. BPs intital estimates of about 5000 barrels per day may be too much on the lower side. […]

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