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  • NFPA 652: Keep Calm and Carry On

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has developed a new occupancy standard, NFPA 652, for protection against dust/powder fires and explosions. This standard is based on older documents and will eventually become the de facto requirement for industry being adopted by model fire and...

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  • Three Workers Suffer Amputations at Food Processing Plant

    February 16, 2016

    A leading supplier of frozen specialty foods is facing more than $172,000 in fines after two workers at its Salina facility suffered amputations in separate incidents and a third suffered lacerations and burns. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration...

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  • OSHA Seeks Input on Health Hazards of Chemicals

    February 16, 2016

    As part of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA’s) efforts to protect workers from the hazards of chemicals, the agency plans to issue new guidance on how to apply the Weight of Evidence approach when dealing with complex scientific studies. On February 16, OSHA...

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  • FDA Seeks $5.1 Billion

    February 11, 2016

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)is requesting a total budget of $5.1 billion to protect and promote the public health as part of the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget – an eight percent increase over the enacted budget for FY 2016. The overall request includes a...

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  • NFPA Engineering Department Currently Recruiting

    February 11, 2016

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has four positions currently open in its engineering department.   Associate Engineer NFPA is actively searching for an associate engineer who will independently manage and answer advisory service questions related to the ongoing sprinkler...

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  • USDA Finalizes New Food Safety Measures

    February 9, 2016

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the finalization of new federal standards to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken and turkey products, as well as in raw chicken breasts, legs, and wings. Based on scientific risk...

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  • Feed Mill Explosion Kills One, Injures Several

    February 8, 2016

    One worker was killed and several others were injured after an explosion at a feed mill in Rockmart, GA Sunday morning. Justin Deems, 25 of Rockmart, was killed from the blast at JCG Farms Feed Mill, which occurred at about 2:30 am and caused severe damage to the plant. Several other employees,...

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  • Reverse-Acting Buckling Pin Rupture Discs

    February 5, 2016

    REMBE KUB reverse-acting buckling pin rupture discs are well-suited for complex chemical and petrochemical processes and for pressure equipment such as reactors, tanks, pipework, gas cylinders, and pressure vessels. The KUB rupture disc is a two-layer system that offers the following features...

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  • OSHA to Hold Emergency Response and Preparedness Meeting

    February 5, 2016

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) will hold a meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee on February 24-25, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Among other issues, the subcommittee will...

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  • West Fertilizer Explosion Video Released by CSB

    January 29, 2016

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety video into the fatal April 17, 2013, fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. in West, TX that resulted in 15 fatalities, more than 260 injuries, and widespread community damage. The deadly fire and explosion occurred when about 30 tons of...

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