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 )...
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....
Publication of the second (2nd) version of the Technical Guidelines for the Environmental Emergency Regulations, 2019
As you may be aware, Environment and Climate Change Canada’s new Environmental Emergency Regulations, 2019 (the Regulations) came into force on August 24, 2019, replacing the previous version of the Environmental Emergency (E2) Regulations (2011). This email is to...
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