combustible dust accident

Combustible Dust Hazards- call to action by US Chemical Safety Board

Washington, D.C., October 24, 2018 – Today, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, as part of its investigation into the May 2017 Didion Mill explosion, issued “Call to Action: Combustible Dust” to gather comments on the management and control of combustible dust from companies, regulators, inspectors, safety training providers, researchers, unions, and the workers affected by […]

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Industrial Safety implications of the Kobe steel scandal?

Oct 16, 2017– Japan’s Kobe Steel scandal continues to generate shocks in the industrial community. If you have not yet heard of it, reports say that Kobe Steel had a huge QA/QC problem of data falsification. In other words, without actually testing the quality or “fitness for use” of different grades of steel, their staff […]

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