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Criminal Charges Filed Against Reed Oil For Fatal Explosion

Criminal Charges Filed Against Reed Oil For Fatal Explosion

Criminal charges have been filed against a New Castle company in connection with the explosion of a storage tank in Pymatuning Township that killed a welding contractor last year. Reed Oil Co. was charged Nov. 26 by the state attorney general with two counts of unlawful ...

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BSEE Extends Public Comment Period for Notice On Aviation Safety on Fixed Offshore Facilities

BSEE Extends Public Comment Period for Notice On Aviation Safety on Fixed Offshore Facilities

Washington— The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) announced today a 30-day extension to the public comment period for the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on improving the safety of helideck and aviation fuel operations on fixed offshore facilities. The comment period was ...

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CSB Board Members Identify Modernization of Process Safety Management Regulations as the Agency’s Second “Most Wanted Safety Improvement”

CSB Board Members Identify Modernization of Process Safety Management Regulations as the Agency’s Second Most Wanted Safety Improvement

Washington, DC, December, 2014 – Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board formally announced that to “Modernize U.S. Process Safety Management Regulations” is the Board’s newest Most Wanted Safety Improvement, concluding that implementation of key federal and state CSB safety recommendations will result in significant improvement ...

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Muscat Refinery Repair To Cost Millions

Muscat Refinery Repair To Cost Millions

Muscat: Repairing the refinery in Minal Al Fahal that caught fire is top priority for the government, said a Ministry of Oil official, even as an expert from the industry predicted that it could cost millions of dollars to fix. "The fire that destroyed part ...

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50 Injured In Chemical Leak At S. Korean Factory

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Fifty workers were injured after a lethal chemical was leaked at a plating factory in the southeastern city of Daegu on Wednesday, authorities said. Hypochlorite … Continue reading

Bangladesh – Salvages Sunken Tanker as Leaking Oil Threatens Rare Wildlife

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Anisur Rahman Dhaka, India — Bangladesh today retrieved an oil-leaking sunken tanker, two days after it capsized in a river at the Sundarbans, as the … Continue reading

Refinery Blast Linked To Ice In Pipe

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A few gallons of water were to blame for the explosion that rocked the Co-op Refinery Complex and the area around it late on the … Continue reading

Mayalasia – Death toll rises to four in Sarawak coal mine blast

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KUCHING: Another victim of the Selantik coal mine blast has passed away, bringing the death toll to four.  Indonesian Acmad Zidin, 27, succumbed to injury … Continue reading

India – Five Refinery Workers Suffocate

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Five workers were on Thursday asphyxiated when they entered a rectifier of a waste oil refining unit at Tubinakere Industrial Area on the outskirts of … Continue reading

Fire Breaks Out At Rosneft’s Saratov Oil Refinery

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MOSCOW, – A fire broke out at the Saratov oil refinery in Russia’s Volga river region, an official at the plant controlled by Rosneft said … Continue reading

JAPAN – Blast at Oil Recycling Facility in Chiba Kills Two

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An oil recycling plant devastated by an explosion Friday is seen in this aerial photo taken in Noda, Chiba Prefecture, on Saturday morning. An explosion … Continue reading

China – Oil Tanker Blast Kills 7

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BEIJING (AP) — An Indian oil tanker being repaired at a shipyard in eastern China exploded and caught fire Tuesday, killing seven Chinese workers, Chinese … Continue reading

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SOLBERG® Expands Product Certifications on Foam Concentrates RE-HEALING™ Fluorine-Free Foam Provides Enhanced Fire Safety and Environmental Sustainability

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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 Underwriters’ … Continue reading

Presidential Award Bestowed on Solberg RE-HEALING™ Foam Named Winner of EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Award

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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 was named a … Continue reading

E2S Publishes An Information Guide To Measuring Sound Levels In dB

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E2S Warning Signals, one of the world’s leading independent manufacturers of high-performance audible and visual signals for commercial, industrial, marine, onshore and offshore hazardous locations, has … Continue reading

ELMDENE TO ILLUMINATE IFSEC 2014 WITH INNOVATIVE AND APPROVED EN54-23 FIRE ALARM BEACON

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Innovative electronic fire and security products manufacturer, Elmdene International Limited – a subsidiary of Potter Electric Signal, LLC – is bringing to market an EN54-23:2010 … Continue reading

SharpEye 40/40I Protects Brussels International Airport Hangars

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Three adjacent aircraft hangars at Zaventem Brussels International Airport have recently been equipped with SharpEye 40/40-I Triple IR Flame Detectors. The brand new JetAirFly JetAirport … Continue reading

INTERSCHUTZ 2015: “Intuition is not enough”

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INTERSCHUTZ 2015 (8–13 June): “Intuition is not enough” – Safety research is gathering momentum in Germany – vfdb President Dirk Aschenbrenner addresses four key issues … Continue reading

E2S Adds SIL 2 Compatibility To Its Horn And Strobe Families

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Safety Integrity Level, SIL, is a measure of safety system performance expressed in terms of probability of failure on demand (PFD). In the oil and … Continue reading

ELMDENE SWITCHES TO STX PSU RANGE WITH ECOCHARGE TO POWER EN54-4 COMPLIANT FIRE SYSTEMS

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Innovative electronic fire and security products manufacturer, Elmdene International Limited – a subsidiary of Potter Electric Signal, LLC – announces the launch its STX range … Continue reading

INTERSCHUTZ 2015 (8 to 13 June): Germany’s biggest-ever bilateral cooperation for rescue services – Germany and China to showcase world-unique project at INTERSCHUTZ 2015

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Hannover/Berlin. Germany is helping China to modernize its emergency rescue services under a long-standing and successful partnership that was taken to a new level a … Continue reading

Solberg Introduces RE-HEALING™ Foam System Upgrade Program Initiative Replaces Fluorine-based Foam Concentrates in Foam/Water Sprinkler Systems

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Green Bay, Wisconsin – The Solberg Company, the world’s foremost innovator of firefighting foam concentrates and systems hardware announced today a program to replace fluorine-based … Continue reading