Webinar – LARGE SCALE EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCh at dnv spadeadam

Webinar – LARGE SCALE EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCh at dnv spadeadam

HISTORY AND CONTINUING RELEVANCE For almost half a century, the Spadeadam (UK) research and test facility has being used to improve our understanding and knowledge of major industrial incidents. On this unique site, full-scale tests can be carried out to help...
Proccess safety BEACON – JULY 2022

Proccess safety BEACON – JULY 2022

A plant experienced a piping leak and could not shutdown to properly repair it. Using their leak clamp procedure, they consulted the required experts and approved use of a temporary clamp for 6 months. After that time, the status of the clamp was to be reviewed,...
Proccess safety BEACON – JUNE 2022

Proccess safety BEACON – JUNE 2022

A company decided to stop making a chemical product. One of the input materials was toxic and corrosive phosphorus trichloride (PCl3). The lines to the storage tank and the process area were cleared of PCl3 . A few years later, an operator found a leak outdoors. The...
Proccess safety BEACON – MAY 2022

Proccess safety BEACON – MAY 2022

On May 3, 2019, operators at a plant in Waukegan, Illinois were performing a batch operation, manually adding and mixing chemicals in a tank inside a building. An operator pumped an incorrect chemical into the tank. That chemical was incompatible with a chemical...
Proccess safety BEACON – APRIL 2022

Proccess safety BEACON – APRIL 2022

On July 12, 2020, a fire broke out on the US Navy ship USS Bonhomme Richard while it was docked in San Diego, California. The fire burned for 5 days and spread to 11 of the 15 decks of the ship. Temperatures from the fire exceeded 1400 F (760 C). The financial loss...
Webinar – Energy Transition initiatives: hydrogen

Webinar – Energy Transition initiatives: hydrogen

Learn about the Energy Transition initiatives for hydrogen in Phast, Safeti and KFX Hydrogen is an important part of the energy transition and is being prioritized in many countries. Recent years have seen numerous hydrogen applications emerging, some of which involve...