Showing posts from May, 2009

The Heat is on Sunoco

The Heat is on Sunoco
posted by Kane at OSHA Underground - 20 hours ago
Explosion rocks Sunoco chemical refinery The heat is on Sunoco. Do they care? 21 inspections since 2000 wi...

Bayer West Viginia August 08 2 employees died

Bayer: Valley 'not endangered' by August explosionCharleston Gazette - Charleston,WV,USAAn explosion and fire occurred at a Bayer CropScience plant in Institute, West Virginia on August 28, 2008. Two employees died as a result of the incident. ...See all stories on this topic

Injuries claimed in Dust Collector Explosion

Truck driver claims injuries in explosionMadison County Record - Edwardsville,IL,USA"At the time of the rubber dust explosion, Plaintiff was standing adjacent to the dust collection system 'bag house' which erupted with flame and severely ...See all stories on this topic

NFPA Americas Fire and Security Expo

Come see us in Miami in July at the NFPA-AFSE Americas and Security Expo!

Overview of Combustible Dust Explosion Prevention in Industrial Manufacturing

Date: Wednesday, July 29
Time: 10:15AM - 11:15AM
Type of attendee: Fire Safety, Insurance/Loss Control
Language: English with Simultaneous Translation
Presenter: Jeffrey Nichols, President, South East Fire Prevention, Inc.

This session will raise awareness and teach attendees how to mitigate.
Main outcome: understanding dust hazards and deflagrations in manufacturing. Overview of Dust Explosion fundamentals. Overview of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board Study. Overview of the OSHA National Emphasis Program. Overview of FM Global Requirements. Overview of NFPA requirements. Overview of general Industrial Manufacturing Fire & Explosion Prevention Principles.

US Chemical Safety Board - Safety Videos

Safety videos from the US Chemical Safety board
Industrial Fire Journal
Published: 01 October, 2008
The US Chemical Safety Board has released two new case-study safety videos.The first is a safety video on the July 2007 explosion at the Barton Solvents distribution facility in Valley Center, Kansas.
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NFPA Conference & Expo Chicago

NFPA Conference & Expo 2009 held in Chicago
Industrial Fire Journal
Published: 08 May, 2009
One of the most important fire, security, electrical and life safety events of the year – the NFPA Conference & Expo – is held in Chicago, USA, Monday, June 8th through Thursday, June 11th, at McCormick Place, 2301 More than 5,000 fire and life safety professionals are expected to attend.
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Welcome to the Industrial Fire Prevention blog


Welcome to the Industrial Fire Prevention blog, powered by South East Fire Your resource for news, education, understanding and mitigating combustible dust fires and explosions in the process industries.

The purpose of this blog is to educate our valued customers, and stakeholders from management to operators, to maintenance and housekeeping personnel, in all process industries to the dangers of combustible dust, and best engineering practices for mitigating these dangers. So, welcome aboard, and we welcome your pertinant comments.