NFPA amends the Fuel Gas Code to prevent purging of pipelines using natural gas after Kleen explosion

Aug 11, 2010– The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), through an emergency revision to the NFPA 2009 code, has prohibited the purging of gas pipelines by using natural gas. This is a direct fallout of the Kleen Energy accident investigation, after the US Chemical Safety Board concluded that the purging by natural gas led to […]

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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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CSB approves urgent recommendations to OSHA NFPA and others to prevent Kleen energy type natural gas explosions

For hazardous area training and gas monitor training,  please click here. —————————————————————————– June 28, 2010 Middletown, CT On a 4-1 vote, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board tonight approved urgent safety recommendations to OSHA, NFPA and others. The draft recommendations, which were approved without amendments at a public meeting in Portland, CT, aim to prevent deadly […]

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