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Norway To Investigate Oil Industry Safety After Accidents Rise

Norway To Investigate Oil Industry Safety After Accidents Rise

Norway To Investigate Oil Industry Safety After Accidents Rise STAVANGER, Norway, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Norway will appoint a public commission to look into the safety of the country's offshore oil and gas industry following a recent string of accidents, the government said on Tuesday. As falling ...

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JOIFF International FEHM Conference Report

JOIFF International FEHM Conference Report

The first JOIFF International Fire & Explosion Hazard Management Conference took place on 3rd & 4th November 2016 at the Corinthia Hotel, St Georges Bay, Malta in association with JOIFF member organisation International Safety Training College (ISTC) Malta. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of JOIFF ...

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CSB Investigators Deploying to Fire at ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, LA

CSB Investigators Deploying to Fire at ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, LA

CSB Investigators Deploying to Fire at ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, LA Washington DC, November 23, 2016 – A three person investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying to the scene of an incident that injured six workers – including four critically ...

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U.S. Chemical Safety Board Releases 2017 to 2021 Strategic Plan

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Releases 2017 to 2021 Strategic Plan

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Releases 2017 to 2021 Strategic Plan Washington, DC, – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released its 2017–2021 Strategic Plan. The plan includes an updated mission and vision statement, which will guide the activities and objectives of the CSB. The CSB’s mission ...

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UK Chemical Company Fined $5 Million After Release Of Fatal Toxic Vapour Cloud

UK Chemical Company Fined $5 Million After Release Of Fatal Toxic Vapour Cloud

UK chemical company fined $5 million after release of fatal toxic vapour cloud On November 8, Cristal Pigment UK was sentenced to fines of £3 million for criminal breaches of health and safety regulations after its "high level of dereliction of duty" led to the death ...

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World News

East China Factory Explosion – 12 Confirmed Dead

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East China Factory Explosion – 12 Confirmed Dead A total of 12 missing people were killed in an explosion on November 8 at a factory … Continue reading

Explosion At Brazil Chemical Factory Injures 16

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Explosion At Brazil Chemical Factory Injures 16 An explosion in an aerosol factory on the outskirts of Sao Paulo injured at least 16 people, according … Continue reading

Oil Worker Dies Following Congo Platform Fire

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Oil Worker Dies Following Congo Platform Fire An oil and gas worker has died after a fire occurred on the Foukanda platform, located offshore the … Continue reading

Massive Fire At ENI Refinery In Northern Italy

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Massive Fire At ENI Refinery In Northern Italy A fire broke out at the Sannazzaro de’ Burgondi refinery near Pavia just before 4pm local time … Continue reading

Road Tanker Explosion Fatalities rise to 80 – 160 Injured

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Road Tanker Explosion Fatalities rise to 80 – 160 Injured Some 80 people died and a further 160 were injured in an explosion and fire … Continue reading

Dust Explosion At Korean Chemical Plant Kills One, Injures Four

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Dust Explosion At Korean Chemical Plant Kills One, Injures Four A dust explosion in a silo at the Star Chemical company plant in the city … Continue reading

Third China Mine Explosion In A Week Brings Death Toll To 60

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Third China Mine Explosion In A Week Brings Death Toll To 60 Seven coal miners are confirmed dead and another four still missing after a … Continue reading

Four Citically Injured In Fire At ExxonMobil’s Baton Rouge Refinery

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Four Citically Injured In Fire At ExxonMobil’s Baton Rouge Refinery Four people were in critical condition after a fire at the ExxonMobil refinery in Baton … Continue reading

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SOLBERG® Achieves ULC Category 3 Product Certification on Foam Concentrates

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SOLBERG® Achieves ULC Category 3 Product Certification on Foam Concentrates SOLBERG® Achieves ULC Category 3 Product Certification on Foam Concentrates ARCTIC 3% and 6% AFFF … Continue reading

Angus Announce New Flourine Free Foam

Respondol ATF is a superior quality synthetic fluorine free foam concentrate designed specifically for general emergency responders faced with a variety of risks in a … Continue reading

E2S Warning Signals Becomes Member Of NFPA

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E2S Warning Signals, the world’s leading independent warning signals manufacturer, is now a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). E2S, which has a … Continue reading

Country Fire Authority Selects Solberg RE-HEALING™ Foam

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Solberg’s Asia Pacific Office announced the securement of a multi-year supply contract for RE-HEALING™ RF3x6% ATC™ foam concentrate to the Country Fire Authority (CFA) of … Continue reading

Britain’s HMS Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier Select Solberg Foam

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Solberg’s EMEA Region Office announced the securement of a supply contract for SOLBERG ARCTICTM 6% AFFF foam concentrate for use on Britain’s newest aircraft carrier … Continue reading

Lumenox – ATEX/IECEx Approved High Output Portable Floodlight For Hazardous Area Use

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Lumenox has announced its new LPX6 explosion proof ATEX/IECEx approved high output LED portable floodlight, lumenox.co.uk/lpx6, suitable for providing temporary portable lighting in Zone 1, … Continue reading

INDIAN SPACE AGENCY EMPLOYS SHARPEYE

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INDIAN SPACE AGENCY EMPLOYS SHARPEYE The Indian Space Agency has chosen to select Spectrex SharpEye flame detectors to provide flame detection within their facilities. The … Continue reading

SPECTREX – DUTCH STADIUM PROTECTED BY SHARPEYE

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The Gelredome Soccer Stadium in the Netherlands has recently installed Spectrex flame detectors to provide protection at any of their events, ranging from soccer games … Continue reading

Williams Fire & Hazard Control –

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XTREME FIRE TRAINING WITH THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS Williams Fire & Hazard Control (“Williams”) will once again be hosting its world renowned XTREME Industrial … Continue reading

SOLBERG® Achieves MIL-SPEC Product Certifications on Foam Concentrates ARCTIC 3% and 6% AFFF Are U.S. Military Specification MIL-F-24385F Certified

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Green Bay, Wisconsin – The Solberg Company, the world’s foremost innovator of firefighting foam concentrates and systems hardware, announced today the company has achieved U.S. … Continue reading