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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Chevron El Segundo refinery pipeline corrosion-CSB releases technical report in cooperation with CAL OSHA

April 18, 2013 Washington DC-It seems that the pipeline corrosion that likely was the cause of Chevron’s Richmond refinery fire last year, seems to be present at other refineries too. An investigation by an independent agency working closely with the US Chemical Safety Board(CSB) and OSHA have found evidence of corrosion in the El Segundo […]

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