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  • Senate Asked to Pass CFATS Extension by Year’s End

    December 3, 2014

    Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) president and CEO Lawrence D. Sloan issued a letter to U.S. Senate lawmakers urging them to pass legislation providing a multiyear extension of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program.   The bill, H.R. 4007,...

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  • Is Your Lab Compliant with New NFPA 45 Criteria?

    December 3, 2014

    Are you responsible for identifying hazards present in your laboratory? Do you know if your lab is currently compliant with NFPA 45 regulations?   The NFPA 45 Standard for 2015 has just been published with many changes.  Among those changes, the new standard states, “If a...

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  • NFPA-Compliant Elevators

    December 2, 2014

    Industrial elevators are notoriously difficult to protect against the ravages of combustible dust explosions, but, in accordance with NFPA 61 and 68, elevators must be equipped with suitable venting and isolation to minimize the impact of a combustible dust event. Whether your elevator is indoors...

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  • Modernization of Process Safety Management Regulations Cited

    December 2, 2014

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) formally announced that to “modernize U.S. process safety management regulations” is its newest most wanted safety improvement, concluding that implementation of key federal and state CSB safety recommendations will result in significant improvement...

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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,...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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