Monthly Archives: December 2016

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Norway To Investigate Oil Industry Safety After Accidents Rise

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Norway To Investigate Oil Industry Safety After Accidents Rise STAVANGER, Norway, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Norway will appoint a public commission to look into the … Continue reading

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JOIFF International FEHM Conference Report

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The first JOIFF International Fire & Explosion Hazard Management Conference took place on 3rd & 4th November 2016 at the Corinthia Hotel, St Georges Bay, … Continue reading

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

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CSB Investigators Deploying to Fire at ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, LA Washington DC, November 23, 2016 – A three person investigative team from the … Continue reading

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