Hazmat


News & Articles

  • Masonry Contractor Cited for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards

    OSHA inspectors witnessed workers working at heights up to 40 feet without proper fall protection.

  • Record Number of Women Become New South Wales Firefighters

    All 24 recruits in the Australian department's most recent class received advanced training in firefighting, road crash rescue procedures, advanced first aid, community risk management, fire science, and hazardous materials response.

  • 2016 in Retrospect

    Along with the good news, some of the year's safety and health highlights were bad or even ugly, such as the Bureau of Labor Statistics' confirmation in December that workplace fatalities increased in the most recent fiscal year to the highest number since 2008.

  • 2016 NPOY Contest Winners Honored

    OH&S congratulated winners of the eighth annual contest during the 2016 National Safety Congress & Expo.

  • Keep Hazmats in Their Containers

    Stocking spill response supplies such as squeegees, absorbents and wipes in areas where hazardous materials are used, handled, and stored allows employees to immediately respond to incidental spills.

  • Natural Gas Storage Facility Report Calls for Risk Management, Planning Changes

    The document recommends that natural gas storage facility operators conduct risk assessments, develop and implement transition plans to address high-risk infrastructure, and apply robust procedures to maintain safety and reliability as the transition to modern well design standards is occurring.


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Whitepapers

  • Complying with the OSHA Final Rule Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illness

    In May of 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” to revise its recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses regulation. The final rule requires employers in certain industries to electronically submit to OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping data included on the 300A, 300, and 301 forms.

  • Innovations in Chemical Protection

    The chemical protection market has remained unchanged in the last thirty years despite industry advancements and changes. Consequently, workers and purchasing agents have experienced serious gaps in their wants and needs for chemical protection with the products currently available.

  • Springfield DH Dual Hazard FR Fabric

    This paper is intended to educate the reader about Springfield’s new, inherently flame-resistant (FR) fabric. Springfield DH is engineered to provide permanent protection against flash fires and electrical arc flashes. It is important that a flame-resistant (FR) garment provide an expected degree of protection to the wearer. This paper will address key expectations to consider when making a decision on which fabric provides the optimum protection, comfort, and durability.


Videos

  • 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.

  • SERTC: Crude By Rail First Responder Training

    The freight rail industry trains thousands of local public safety officials at the Transportation Technology Center's Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC), and individual railroads conduct additional local training for first responders. In accordance with a February 2014 agreement between the U.S. DOT and the Association of American Railroads, railroads committed $5 million to develop a specialized crude by rail training and tuition assistance program for local first responders at TTCI. The funding will provide program development as well as tuition assistance for an estimated 1,500 first responders in 2014.

  • Insulating LNG Carriers with Enovate 245fa

    Companies transporting Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) can limit their boil-off rate (BOR) by using foam insulation formulated with Enovate 245fa (HFC-245fa). The video explains that this non-flammable, non-ozone-depleting agent delivers up to 15 percent improved insulating power at the low temperature at which LNG must be transported.


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