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  • Pre-engineered, safety storage lithstor building provides solutions for critical storage of new and used lithium batteries.

    Compact, space-saving pre-fabricated lithium battery storage buildings from Safety Storage provide protection to personnel and safeguard inventory of lithium batteries from the potential of highly ignitable and extremely hazardous conditions. LithStor buildings are constructed from unitized, welded, heavy-gauge steel for strength and stability, a 2-hour bi-directional separation wall to separate ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • BGS advice on gas storage

    The British Geological Survey (BGS) provides impartial and objective scientific advice on geological matters to a wide range of British and international stakeholders. Canatxx Gas Storage Limited proposes an underground gas storage facility in Preesall, Lancashire and BGS is providing scientific data on the rocks below the surface in which gas may be stored.Following recent press interest in a ...


    By British Geological Survey

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites Nebraska Cold Storage for 14 safety violations including ammonia exposure at Hastings, Neb., food storage facility

    Nebraska Cold Storage Inc. has been cited for 14 safety violations and fined $132,800 by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for exposing workers to anhydrous ammonia at its Hastings facility. The company has been placed in OSHA's Severe Violator Enforcement Program. "Ammonia is considered a high health hazard because it can be corrosive to the skin, eyes ...

  • West Fertilizer Storage Facility Explosion Exposes Alarming Trend in U.S. Chemical Safety and Security

    May 20, 2013 (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 -- As a result of on-site preliminary assessment performed by global security expert Anyck Turgeon, M-CAT Enterprises (M-CAT) is releasing ...


  • Storage system manufacturer`s safety failures cause 2 workers to suffer amputations in 2 incidents in three months

    A Georgia storage system manufacturer could have prevented debilitating injuries to two of its workers - each of whom suffered the loss of a finger in separate workplace incidents - if the employer followed safety standards and provided the proper protection on equipment. In a three-month period beginning in November 2014, two different employees had a finger amputated while working at ...

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites Gateway Cold Storage for 5 safety violations

    Freezer Refrigerated Storage, which operates as Gateway Cold Storage, has been cited for five safety violations after the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that workers were unable to open exit doors from the inside at the Valmeyer food storage facility. Proposed penalties total $47,160. "It's unacceptable to maintain an environment where employees are ...

  • Compact, pre-fabricated chemical storage building meets fire safety regulations for storing landscape chemicals

    Landscape superintendents and maintenance professionals meet fire safety regulations and avoid liability arising from soil and groundwater contamination by using a Chemical Storage Building from SAFETY STORAGE to contain and store flammables, pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers and other hazardous materials and equipment. The pre-fabricated Chemical Storage Building features a compact, ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • Safety of PCB handling confirmed

    Wenck Associates, USA, has completed an extensive polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) study at WM's Kettleman Hills Facility, which found that PCBs treated, stored and disposed at the facility do not have an adverse impact on human health or the environment. The study focused on measuring twelve PCB congeners identified by the World Health Organization as having dioxin-like properties. Soil, air and ...


  • Safety In A New Office

    Moving takes place in several phases. Beyond the packing and unpacking, there are subtleties like where to put your lava lamp and which room offers the best lighting for that Elvis picture you inherited from your Uncle Albert. Those are details you want to get right because they add to the ambiance and make you feel good. But here’s something else you want to get right: staying safe. You ...


  • Top US nuclear regulator urges storage solution

    The United States' top nuclear regulator said Friday that atomic energy users, including Japan, must figure out how to ultimately store radioactive waste. Allison Macfarlane, head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, said in Tokyo that finding an underground repository remains a challenge despite a global consensus on the need for such a ...


    By Associated Press

  • Southern Union Company Accused of Illegal Mercury Storage

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, October 17, 2007 (ENS) - A federal grand jury in Providence has charged the Southern Union Company, the Texas-based former owner of the New England Gas Company, with illegally storing mercury at a Pawtucket, Rhode Island site and with failing to report mercury spillage. If convicted and fined the maximum penalty, the company could pay as much as $67 million. ...

  • Xcel Energy To Test Battery Storage Technology In Stapleton

    Xcel Energy is partnering with battery vendors Sunverge Energy and Northern Reliability, Inc. to test battery storage technology to maximize the use of rooftop solar energy while ensuring the safety and reliability of the electric grid. The two-year pilot project is taking place in Stapleton's North Central Park and Eastbridge neighborhoods. As customers' demand for solar energy in ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • The Sniffers featuring within Future Refining and Storage Supplement

    Are you fully aware of your storage tank emissions? Is safety your tank farm's first priority? The tank storage terminal world faces multiple challenges nowadays in a world with growing demands for safety, emission values and cost reduction. In specific countries, environmental legislation is adding to the complexity of following best practices and complying with local laws and regulations. If ...


    By The Sniffers NV

  • New standards in UK for hazardous fuel storage sites

    Oil and fuel depots across Britain must improve environmental and safety standards for the bulk storage of hazardous liquids, with the release of a new containment policy that comes in the wake of the Buncefield investigation. Developed in partnership with the oil and fuel industry by the Competent Authority (CA) for the Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) – comprising the Environment ...

  • Changes to the regulation of underground gas storage in the UK

    A change in the regulation of underground gas storage has taken place. Gas storage in depleted reservoirs is now within the scope of the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999 (COMAH). Previously, storage has been regulated by HSE under the Borehole Sites and Operations Regulations 1995. The UK became a net importer of natural gas in 2004. However a growing need to increase national ...

  • Innatank - A Revolution for the Safe Storage of Hazardous Liquids

    The safe storage of hazardous liquids is a perennial challenge facing the water treatment and chemical processing industries - but things could be about to change thanks to a ground-breaking innovation by leading British tank producer Forbes Technologies Ltd. Following an investment of over £1.7 million at their main manufacturing plant located in the Borders of Scotland at Kelso, ...


    By Forbes Technologies Ltd

  • Oil sands carbon capture and storage contract awarded

    Houston Texas-based KBR has announcedthat Shell Canada Energy has selected KBR to perform off-site modularization and pipe fabrication at their Edmonton Module Facility. This project will use Shell Quest Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technologies to reduce CO2 emissions at Shell's Upgrader which upgrades oil originating from Shell's Athabasca Oil Sands operations. It is estimated that this ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • W-Tank®, storage tanks without corrosion anywhere

    Storage tanks W-Tank® by Toro Equipment are bolted tanks made of FRP. The tank is made with several plates bolted one to another. The volumen of solid/ liquid we need to storage in the tank determinates the number of plates and tank dimensions. The W-Tank® plates are manufactured by the Flex Molding process. This process consist of injecting a reactive polymer under pressure  into a ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Elecsys Pioneers Monitoring Solution For Underground Storage Wells

    Elecsys Corporation, a provider of industrial machine to machine (M2M) communication technology solutions, data acquisition systems, and custom electronic equipment for critical industrial applications, has unveiled an automated solution to simplify compliance with the recent advisory bulletin issued by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) targeted towards ...


    By Elecsys Corporation

  • GLOBE 2008 session update: carbon capture and storage

    The clear message from expert panelists speaking at the Carbon Capture and Storage session of GLOBE 2008 was that carbon capture and storage is proven, safe and Canada’s best option for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but the technology will not become commercially viable without government assistance. The largest barrier to the wide spread commercial use of carbon capture and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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