Proccess safety BEACON – FEBRUARY 2021

Proccess safety BEACON – FEBRUARY 2021

A U.S. company had fires at 2 of its locations about 100 days apart. Both were caused by static sparks igniting flammable liquids and vapors. On July 17, 2007, flammable VM&P naphtha was being transferred from a tank truck to a vertical 15,000 gallon (57 m3 )...

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Proccess safety BEACON – JANUARY 2021

Proccess safety BEACON – JANUARY 2021

An operator was adding a raw material from many drums. All the drums were black with white ends and had blue & white labels. After adding ~20 drums, the operator noticed a drum that had a different name on it. Same black and white drum, same blue and white label....

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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