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....
Proccess safety BEACON – December 2020

Proccess safety BEACON – December 2020

Do you think that you do not have to worry about potential reactive chemistry incidents because your workplace has no intentional chemical reactions? Don’t be fooled – reactive chemistry  incidents can happen almost anywhere. Here are two examples. On November 7,...
New version of Technical pamphlet #7 on Explosions

New version of Technical pamphlet #7 on Explosions

The CRAIM has just published a new version (2ed.) of its Technical Popularization Pamphlet # 7 on “Explosion”.  This version contains new information on Heat induced tears (HIT). A heat induced tear (HIT) is a rupture of a NON-PRESSURE tank containing...
Info CRAIM – Fact sheet #1

Info CRAIM – Fact sheet #1

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...