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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Oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico-12 missing and several injured

For a great guide to Safety Integrity Level, IEC 61511 and other topics, download the e-learning course on Safety Instrumented Systems here. ——————————————————————————————– April 21, 2010 -Several people were missing and others reported to be injured, after an explosion on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The oil rig, named Deepwater Horizon, is […]

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Fifth anniversary of BP Texas refinery explosion-have we learnt any lessons?

Mar 24, 2010– Five years ago, terrible explosions rocked BP’s Texas refinery complex that resulted in several fatalities and injuries. The question that is now being raised is, whether any lessons were learned from this by manufacturing companies in general and hydrocarbon processing companies in particular? Apparently not many, as evidenced by the several accidents […]

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