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  • Corrosion-Resistant Grounding Clamp

    December 2, 2014

    Businesses with HAZLOC atmospheres are exposed to the risk of static electricity igniting flammable gas, vapor, and dust atmospheres. This ignition risk can be eliminated by ensuring equipment is bonded and grounded in accordance with NFPA 77 “Recommended Practice on Static Electricity...

  • Chinese Food Packaging Plant Fire Kills 18

    November 17, 2014

    A food packaging factory in China's Shandong Province caught fire Sunday evening killing 18 people and injuring 13, according to local authorities. The fire at Longyuan Food Company Ltd started at about 7 p.m. Sunday in the carrot packaging workshop in Shouguang City. The fire was reportedly...

  • Book Covers 49 CFR Hazmat Shipping and Transportation Regulations

    November 12, 2014

    Labelmaster offers its Early 49 CFR book covering up-to-date domestic regulations for the shipping and transport of dangerous goods six months prior to release of the government 49 CFR. This exclusive resource includes requirements for markings, labels, placards, shipping papers, training,...

  • Faster Explosion Vent Delivery

    November 10, 2014

    Oseco has greatly shortened the purchasing cycle by creating a “self-serve,” online purchasing option for its most popular explosion vents with a two-day standard lead time. The short lead time helps plant managers to plan for their inventory and keep spares on the shelf to avoid...

  • Chemical Plant Explosion Injures 66

    November 10, 2014

    An explosion November 6 at the Rigoni chemical facility in Córdoba, located in north western Argentina, injured 66, including police and firefighters, according to the Buenos Aires Herald. The blast also damaged about 20 buildings and left a huge crater in the facility's backyard. A gas...

  • Hazmat Shipping Resources for Total Regulatory Compliance

    October 30, 2014

    Regulations for the transport of dangerous goods are constantly changing and this evolving landscape is requiring more and more companies to review and update their employee training and shipping procedures. Labelmaster, a leading provider of solutions for hazardous material transport compliance,...

  • Explosion Rocks Dry Fertilizer Plant

    October 28, 2014

    An explosion at Northern Country Co-op's dry fertilizer plant in northern Iowa Monday caused the plant to be shut down while the blast is being investigated. One employee was taken to the hospital but later returned to work. No other injuries were reported. The accident occurred at...

  • Explosion at Canola Crushing Plant

    October 27, 2014

    An explosion and fire at the Louis Dreyfus canola crushing plant in Yorkton, Saskatchewan caused extensive damage and injured one Friday morning. The fire occurred in a meal pellet storage area and not the main building of the canola-crushing plant. The employee was taken to the hospital with what...

  • Shelter Provides Explosion-Proof Protection on Mobile Fertilizer Plant Reclaimer

    October 20, 2014

    A lightweight explosion-proof shelter for a portal-style scraper reclaimer is being built by outdoor enclosure specialist Intertec for a new fertilizer plant in Africa.     The fertilizer plant is being constructed in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Due to be completed at the end of 2015,...

  • OSHA Launches Hazardous Chemical Exposures Dialogue

    October 13, 2014

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it is launching a national dialogue with stakeholders on ways to prevent work-related illness caused by exposure to hazardous substances. The first stage of this dialogue is a request for...