Facility Security


News & Articles

  • Incorporating Floor Safety into Other Routine Inspections

    Establishing procedures for routine cleaning in production areas can help to maintain workspaces, storage rooms, and fluid dispensing areas. It also can make annual “spring cleanings” less time consuming.

  • HHS Opens Health Care Cybersecurity Center

    "We know that the majority of the cybersecurity attacks that occurred over the past year could have been prevented with quality and timely information, and the heightened importance of sharing information cannot be stressed enough," said Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications in DHS.

  • NYDOL Aiding Workers After Tonawanda Coke Shuts Down

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is overseeing the safe shutdown of operations at the facility. The coke battery consists of 60 ovens, of which 30 remained in operation at the time of shutdown; on Oct. 15 the last of the remaining 30 ovens were fully emptied, marking the end of coke production at the facility.

  • NRC Holding Public Meeting on Status of TVA's Work Environment

    The Oct. 18 meeting concerns corrective actions the Tennessee Valley Authority agreed to make at its nuclear plants and corporate offices after NRC staff in 2016 expressed the concern that some operations employees may not have felt comfortable raising safety concerns at the Watts Bar nuclear plant.

  • NRC Issues Standard Design Approval for APR1400 Reactor

    Valid for 15 years, the approval means the commission finds the design technically acceptable, but it does not fully certify the design. NRC is preparing a rulemaking to fully certify the design for U.S. use.

  • CSB Stresses Preparedness for Cold Weather Operations

    "It is important for chemical and other facilities to be prepared for the unique safety challenges posted by cold weather," the agency's new Safety Digest document says, "such as hazards of water freezing and expanding, which can damage equipment or cause instrumentation to fail."


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.