Facility Security


News & Articles

  • NRC Seeking Locations for Meetings on Decommissioning Plants

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is seeking comments from the public on potential locations for a series of public meetings to discuss best practices for community engagement panels near decommissioning nuclear power plants

  • CSB Highlights Importance of Following Standards

    Incidents cited in the Safety Spotlight document include the BP Texas City refinery explosion and fire, ConAgra Foods and Kleen Energy natural gas explosions, and the Imperial Sugar combustible dust disaster in Georgia in February 2008. Each example discusses standards or guidelines that were developed following the incident.

  • L&I VPP Seminar Set for March 19

    The keynote speaker is Michael Wood, CSP, administrator for Oregon OSHA and a former L&I manager, who will address the challenges of making workplace health and safety a reality through effective leadership, consistent messaging, and safety fundamentals.

  • Pennsylvania Agency Issued 169 Sanctions to Nursing Homes Last Year

    The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently announced the results of its 2018 nursing home inspections, reporting that its surveyors conducted 4,716 surveys at Pennsylvania nursing homes, issued 169 sanctions, and finalized civil penalties totaling more than $2.3 million.

  • Thermal Fatigue Probable Cause of Enterprise Products Explosion: CSB

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board released its final report on the June 27, 2016, explosion and fire at the Enterprise Products Pascagoula Gas Plant in Pascagoula, Miss., with recommendations to two trade associations to include information on the potential for minor leaks and catastrophic failure of brazed aluminum heat exchangers.

  • NRC Holding Public Meeting Feb. 13 on Seabrook License Extension

    The Massachusetts congressional delegation, U.S. Sens. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Congressman Seth Moulton, had called on the NRC to hear community concerns and address ongoing safety issues before renewing or amending the license for the plant.


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.