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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Sunrise propane explosion-could a little investment in good engineering and safety systems have averted it?

In Aug 2008, there was an explosion in a propane storage facility, located in the midst of a residential area in Toronto. There were two fatalities including that of a firefighter. The explosion was so huge it was very frightening and the subsequent fire was deadlier. Here’s a link to the video on YouTube http://in.youtube.com/watch?v=XCsNcwpYjUs […]

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