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  • Explosion Protection Solutions Highlighted In New Brochure

    Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) has published a new brochure on "Explosion Protection Solutions" for industrial dust and fume collection systems. Combustible dust explosions are a risk in many areas of a plant, and dust collectors are a primary area of concern. The new four-page brochure provides a pictorial guide to the different types of explosion protection technologies available today ...

  • Maritime Injury Attorneys Urge Victims of the Deepwater Horizon Explosion to Protect Themselves

    One year and three months after the deadly explosion onboard the Deepwater Horizon, serious questions remain as to whether or not BP and Transocean have learned their lessons. Over the past few weeks, the oil companies have been attempting to settle claims with workers who were seriously injured during the explosion for less than 1 year's wages. The ...


    By Marketwire

  • R. STAHL takes over products for explosion protection of Orlaco Products B.V.

    R. STAHL AG / R. STAHL takes over products for explosion protection of Orlaco Products B.V. . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Strong ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Explosion proof and intrinsic safety 101

    Portions of the standard Spill Buster system operate in various “classified” flammable or explosive vapor zones or areas as defined in the US under the NEC codes. The location of the equipment on the site must be designed properly; or the equipment must be enclosed in appropriate enclosures, to prevent ignition of these vapors should the failure of a component occur. Since this is ...


    By Clean Earth Technology, Inc.

  • Explosive-laden Calif. home to be destroyed

    Neighbors gasped when authorities showed them photos of the inside of the Southern California ranch-style home: Crates of grenades, mason jars of white, explosive powder and jugs of volatile chemicals that are normally the domain of suicide bombers. Prosecutors say Serbian-born George Jakubec quietly packed the home with the largest amount of homemade explosives ever found in one location in the ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • The combustible dust fire and explosion Pentagon

    In February 1999, an explosion in a foundry in Massachusetts killed three and injured nine. Almost four years later in January 2003, an explosion in a North Carolina pharmaceutical plant killed six and injured 38. A month later, seven are killed in an explosion in a Kentucky acoustics insulation manufacturing plant and 37 more are injured; and in February 2008, an explosion at a Georgia sugar ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Leading manufacturer to offer its most cost-effective explosion protection solution on Express lead times

    It is now a statutory requirement in many industries handling volatile materials in pressurised silos or vessels to take protective measures against potential industrial explosions. To help reduce the risk of costly damage being caused to plant infrastructure, or even potentially fatal injuries being inflicted to personnel in the event of an explosion, Elfab has developed its most simple and ...


    By Elfab Limited

  • IVEX Protective Packaging issued 21 safety citations following OSHA investigation into January explosion at Sidney, Ohio, manufacturing plant

    IVEX Protective Packaging Inc. has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration with 21 safety violations carrying fines of $128,700. OSHA's January inspection followed an explosion that resulted in the injury of three workers and significant property damage at the Sidney polyethylene foam product manufacturing facility. The explosion occurred when ...

  • Explosion Proof Refrigerators and Freezers from Kirsch

    There are many “spark free” refrigerators and fridges on the market, but something that is truly “explosion proof” is difficult to find. Camlab have teamed up with Kirsch Medical Gmbh to offer a new range of both fridges and freezers that are just that; Explosion Proof. LABEX®- Refrigerators Interiors are free of any ignition ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • EPA Issues Order to Army to Address Abandoned Explosives

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an order to the U.S. Department of the Army to address 15 million pounds of abandoned explosives and propellant stored on the grounds of Camp Minden in Minden, LA. The site, in Northwestern Louisiana, has been owned and operated by the State of Louisiana and the Louisiana Military Department since 2005. A private company under contract ...

  • New AKUPRESS® X model for explosive and hazardous materials

    The screw press line AKUPRESS® X has been at the vanguard of the market for dewatering to maximum dryness for many years. The range of application is expanding continuously. Recently we have been contacted by customers who need to dewater materials that require special measures for protection against ...

  • ATEX UV Disinfection for Explosive Atmospheres & Hazardous Areas

    From drilling decks and accommodation platforms, to upstream refineries, many oil, gas and petrochemical installations now require equipment to be installed in hazardous areas and ATEX classified zones. Explosive atmospheres can be caused by any number of flammable gases, mists, vapours and combustible dusts. When a sufficient quantity of hazardous material is mixed with air, all that is needed ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Triple Receptacle Explosion Proof Extension Cord

    Longtime leading supplier of explosion proof lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a heavy duty extension cord designed to provide secure connection of explosion proof equipment in hazardous locations. The EPEXC-150-3X20A-10.3 ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • OSHA seeks $250,000 in fines for explosion at manufacturing plant

    OSHA has cited two New Hampshire companies for alleged violations of workplace safety standards following a Jan. 23 explosion at a manufacturing plant in Nashua. Combined penalties against the two employers total $257,500. The explosion occurred at Worthen Industries Inc. when flammable vapors ignited while workers were installing a new motor on a vessel used in the plant's manufacturing process. ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • ATEX UV disinfection for explosive atmospheres & hazardous areas

    From drilling decks and accommodation platforms, to upstream refineries, many oil, gas and petrochemical installations now require equipment to be installed in hazardous areas and ATEX classified zones.  Explosive atmospheres can be caused by any number of flammable gases, mists, vapours and combustible dusts.  When a sufficient quantity of hazardous material is mixed with air, all that ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Explosion Proof Tool Tap Reel with Single Receptacle

    Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of an explosion proof tool tap reel with a single twist lock receptacle. The EPLRT-50-12.3-GCR explosion proof tool tap from ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Pentagon Fights Wisconsin Water Standards for Toxic Explosive

    MERRIMAC, Wisconsin, September 28, 2007 (ENS) - The Pentagon intends to challenge the state of Wisconsin's intention to regulate all forms of the explosive dinitrotoluene, DNT, Army officials announced on Monday. Wisconsin is the first state in the nation to establish health-based guidelines for the military toxic that has contaminated groundwater and dozens of private wells near ...

  • ISO consults on draft guidance for explosive compounds

    The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has published two draft standards on explosive compounds for public comment: "Soil quality — Determination of selected explosive compounds – Part 1: Method using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with ultraviolet (UV) detection'(ISO/DIS 11916-1)" and, "Soil quality — Determination of selected explosive ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Explosive hazwaste removed from Massachusetts superfund site

    A time critical removal action was started by federal authorities this week at the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund site in Concord Massachusetts to remove containers of hazardous substances that pose a risk of fire or explosion and radioactive substances. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, undertook the action at the request of the Concord Fire Department which expressed concern ...

  • Larson Electronics Releases Explosion Proof LED Light with 250’ Cord and Explosion Proof Plug

    Longtime leader in commercial and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a 150 watt high bay LED light equipped with 250’ cord and an explosion proof plug. This Class 1 Division 1 & 2, Class 2 Division 1 & 2 ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

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