Proccess safety BEACON – January 2022

Proccess safety BEACON – January 2022

On October 11, 2008, an overfill of oleum (a solution of sulfur trioxide in sulfuric acid) put a cloud of toxic and corrosive SO3/H2SO4 mist across three towns in Pennsylvania. About 2500 people had to evacuate or shelter in place. Fortunately, no serious injuries...

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Info CRAIM – Fact sheet #2

Info CRAIM – Fact sheet #2

Following the publication of the Environmental Emergency Regulations, 2019 (SOR/2019-51), specifically the new companion document `` Technical Guidelines for the Environmental Emergency Regulations 2019'' from Environment Canada, the CRAIM with its new Sheet # 1...

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Proccess safety BEACON – January 2022

Proccess safety BEACON – DECEMBER 2021

Two operators were sent to change valve positions and bring a pump on line. When the valve would not open, the operators decided to remove the gearbox to access the valve stem directly and open the valve with a wrench. This activity could be done without affecting the...

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RIGOROUS, RESPONSIBLE AND CONCERTED MANAGEMENT OF RISKS RELATED TO DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES

  • Risk analysis, evaluation and control
  • Preparation of an emergency response plan
  • Risk communication
  • Creation of a Joint Municipal/Industry Committee (JMIC)
  • Reference values for effect thresholds for land use planning