Was poor area classification to blame for explosion at Veolia ES Technical Solutions Hazardous Waste Facility?

July 21, 2010,  Washington DC– The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has come out with its investigation report on the 2009 explosion and fire at the Veolia ES Technical Solutions L.L.C. facility in West Carrollton, Ohio. It calls on the waste management industry the industry to improve safety standards covering —————————Advt——————————— For a practical guide […]

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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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Fifth anniversary of BP Texas refinery explosion-have we learnt any lessons?

Mar 24, 2010– Five years ago, terrible explosions rocked BP’s Texas refinery complex that resulted in several fatalities and injuries. The question that is now being raised is, whether any lessons were learned from this by manufacturing companies in general and hydrocarbon processing companies in particular? Apparently not many, as evidenced by the several accidents […]

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