Facility Security


News & Articles

  • NRC Renews Two Indian Point Units' Licenses

    Last year, Entergy Nuclear Operations Inc., the state of New York, and the environmental group Riverkeeper announced an agreement that called for Entergy to permanently close the plants no later than 2024 and 2025.

  • CSB Leader Pays Tribute to Process Safety Pioneer M. Sam Mannan

    "All of us at the CSB are saddened by the recent death of Dr. M. Sam Mannan, Regents Professor of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, and the founding director of the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center. On behalf of the entire agency, I offer our deepest condolences to his family and our colleagues at the center," Kulinowski said in her statement. "Dr. Mannan presided over this large enterprise for two decades with intelligence, good humor, and a steadfast commitment to protecting workers, the public, and businesses from costly disasters.

  • BP Site's AKOSH VPP Star Renewed

    As a VPP Star recipient, BP Exploration Alaska's Central Power Station won't be subject to random enforcement inspections for a period of five years.

  • Housecleaning 2018

    I may have discarded a truckload of such materials this time. But I'm saving some things, of course, reference materials I can't stand to lose and extra copies of our best past issues, in my estimation.

  • Fleet and Operator Management Systems: A Valuable Tool in Your Forklift Safety Toolkit

    It's not just about the quality of the training, but also the accessibility of the training.

  • Damage-Free Sign Labels for Industrial Use

    Sign labels that can be printed with laser or ink jet printers in minutes and removed cleanly from most surfaces serve to notify, instruct, and even protect personnel in just about every area in a facility


Products

  • Ultimate HPC: Forklifts Training Program

    J. J. Keller

    J.J. Keller’s New Ultimate HPC: Forklifts training program teaches important hazard perception skills, then uses interactive learning to show how they can be applied in everyday workplace settings. The intense, fast-paced program encourages forklift operators to be diligent at all times. Unique camera angles show hazardous situations from both operator and bystander perspectives. The DVD-based program features three segments, each representing an escalating level of perception difficulty: basic, intermediate and advanced. Trainees learn basic hazard perception skills, then build on those skills to advance through the higher levels.

  • PIG® Quick Deploy Leak Diverter Kit


Webinars

  • Are Injuries Your Money Pit?

    In this presentation we will explore the challenges present when these three departments do not work in concert with one another. It is not unusual for "turf issues" to emerge over time, which ultimately erodes the effectiveness and success of each department and the expedient recovery of the injured employee.

  • Can Behavior-Based Safety Transform a Safety Culture?

    For 25 years, Behavior-Based Safety (BBS) has proven to be an effective tool for the reduction of workplace accidents. With some simple yet meaningful modification, BBS can become an extremely effective tool to create, coach and achieve sustainable safety culture excellence. The great news: This can happen in a short amount of time!

  • How to Specify a Turnkey Emergency Tempered Water Solution that meets or Exceeds ANSI Standards

    In practical use, emergency showers and eyewashes mitigate the harmful effects of exposures to hazardous materials by using water to drench the affected areas of the body.


Whitepapers

  • HEPA Vacuum Cleaners Play Critical Role in EPA's Lead RRP

    In 2008, in order to curb the occurrence of lead-related diseases, the EPA issued 40 CFR Part 745, Subpart E, also known as the Lead RRP.

  • Choosing the Best Equipment Rental Company

    Renting equipment instead of spending large amounts of capital to own the same thing is often justified by today’s tighter budgets, reduced workforce and wide variety of projects. There is a measurement tool available that can provide an accurate and quick way for customers to objectively evaluate and compare the abilities of different equipment rental companies.

  • Customer Success Story: Furmanite

    As the worldwide leader in on-site and on-line plant and pipeline maintenance, Furmanite's core mission is to "maximize asset uptime" for its customers. Its broad array of specialized technical services and proprietary technology are critical to the operation and financial success of some of the world’s largest companies in the refining, chemical and petrochemical, oil and gas, power generation, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical, and national defense industries. Headquartered in Richardson, Texas, Furmanite has over 1,400 employees working from over 70 field service offices on six continents.


Videos

  • Preliminary 2D Animation of Events Leading to 2017 Fire at Arkema Chemical Plant

    On Aug. 29, 2017, flooding from Hurricane Harvey disabled the refrigeration system at the Arkema plant in Crosby, Texas. The plant manufactured organic peroxides. The following day, people within a 1.5 mile radius were evacuated. As the trailers increased in temperature the peroxides spontaneously combusted on Aug. 31. Officials ignited the remaining trailers, on Sept. 3 and the evacuation zone was lifted on September 4. This November 2017 Chemical Safety Board video is an animation depicting these events.

  • DynAMo: Honeywell's Next Generation Alarm and Operations Management

    Discover Honeywell's next-generation Alarm Management solution with fully integrated Operations Management components. DynAMo, designed from the ground up, delivers operations integrity through better plant safety, availability, and compliance throughout your enterprise.

  • Dangerously Close: Explosion in West, Texas

    This 2016 CSB safety video is an animated depiction of the April 17, 2013, fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in West, Texas, which resulted in 15 fatalities, more than 260 injuries, and widespread community damage. The deadly fire and explosion occurred when about 30 tons of fertilizer grade ammonium nitrate exploded after being heated by a fire at the storage and distribution facility.