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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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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Union Carbide Bhopal Gas Leak Disaster-seven people convicted

For an excellent training course on Gas Monitors, Gas Detectors and Gas Detection systems, please click here. ——————————————————————————— June 07, 2010- Finally after 25 years or so, Union Carbide’s Bhopal Gas accident case (perhaps the worst chemical industrial accident until now involving the release of Methyl Isocyanate (MIC)  that killed thousands of people and maimed […]

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