Shocking! DuPont LaPorte chemical leak accident-workers did not get respirators alleges lawyer

LaPorte, TX– In a shocking allegation, a lawyer from Texas, apparently representing the family of one of the victims,  has said that the DuPont facility at LaPorte, Texas, where a massive chemical leak of deadly chemical Methyl Mercaptan took place on 15th Nov 2014, did not provide proper working respirators to the workers in the […]

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BP Oil Spill worse than the Exxon Valdez spill? Experts debate

For an excellent training course on Functional Safety and Safety Instrumented Systems, please take a look here ——————————————————————————————- May 27, 2010– The Deepwater Horizon oil rig accident may be causing more damage than earlier estimated, say some experts. BPs intital estimates of about 5000 barrels per day may be too much on the lower side. […]

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Explosion at Sunoco refinery in Delaware-ethylene leak suspected cause

It is Monday, May 18, 2009 and firefighters are still battling flames at Sunoco’s  refinery and petrochemical complex at Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania. A suspected Ethylene leak caused a massive explosion and fire in a unit in the refinery and petrochemical complex on Sunday night. Luckily, no casualties have been reported. Sunoco reportedly operates the Marcus […]

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