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  • Two Hurt After Tanker Explosion

    November 13, 2015

    Two workers were injured -- one critically -- when a tanker they were emptying that contained sodium hydroxide exploded Thursday morning in South Memphis, TN. The workers were offloading the contents into what they believed was an empty container but, according to a lieutenant with the Memphis...

  • J-Tec Material Handling Inc.

  • ACM Facility Safety Offers 2016 Training Pass

    November 12, 2015

    ACM Facility Safety announces the immediate availability of its 2016 Annual Training Pass for $2995 CAD, which gives the holder: •    Right to attend any ACM-instructed public training course held in Calgary, AB •    Ability to bring one extra...

  • Chemical Safety Board to Hold Public Meeting

    November 10, 2015

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will convene a public meeting on November 23, 2015, starting at 1 p.m. EST in Washington, DC, at the CSB’s office located at 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 910. The meeting is free and open to the public. The Board will discuss investigations and...

  • Worker Killed by Explosion at Soybean Plant

    November 9, 2015

    A worker was killed by an explosion at the South Dakota Soybean Processing Plant in Volga, SD Thursday afternoon. Randy Satter, 39, was a welder working at the top of a storage tank at the time of his death. Workers were installing a catwalk above storage tanks for access when the explosion...

  • Reverse Acting Rupture Disc Unveiled

    November 3, 2015

    Building on its KUB rupture disc technology, REMBE now specializes in laser-sublimation and IP technology. Both of these processes provide the foundation for the advanced IKB reverse acting bursting disc.   Based on sublimation technology, material transition from a solid to gaseous...

  • REMBE Launches Non-Invasive Signaling Unit

    October 26, 2015

    REMBE’s line-up of signaling devices for process safety has been enhanced with the addition of the NIMU (Non-Invasive Monitoring Unit). NIMU is a non-invasive rupture disc monitoring unit that provides information about the way a bursting disc responds to positive and negative pressure....

  • Suppression Systems Inc. (A Division of Fike U.S. Services)

  • Nine Dead, Two Hurt After Chemical Factory Explosion

    October 21, 2015

    Nine people were killed and two injured after an explosion at a chemical plant in east China Monday morning. The explosion occurred at Tianbao Chemical Industry Company, Ltd, in in Shandong province. The company manufactures powder and emulsion explosives for mining and civil use. The cause of...

  • Worker Loses Part of Finger, Food Processor Fined $52K

    October 20, 2015

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Calumet City area office cited Koch Foods Inc., doing business at Chicago poultry processing facility Aspen Foods Inc., for one repeated and four serious safety violations. The citations follow an...