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NaTech And French Industrial Facilities

NaTech and French industrial facilities

  • Press article
Analysis of the ARIA database shows a sharp increase in NaTech events in French industrial facilities between 2010 and 2019. NaTech accidents are technological events that have been triggered or exacerbated by intense natural phenomena, such as floods, high temperatures[...]
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  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
The summary of this accident has not yet been translated. In the meantime, please refer to the French summary : A 15 h, des techniciens en intervention dans un parc éolien constatent un dégagement de fumée au niveau de la nacelle[...]
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Controlling New Risks

Controlling new risks

  • Fact sheet
According to the French Federation of Insurers, climate change, disruption of business sectors and cyber risks will be among the top three emerging risks by 2022. In parallel, the ARIA technological accidents database already contains numerous events involving emerging energy[...]
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Bringing gas-powered installations back online

  • Fact sheet
Repair, maintenance shutdown, adjustment of phase, often require the shutdown and restart of gas-powered installations. This procedure is frequently time consuming to implement, depending on the type of equipment considered (superheater, steam generator), and it can generate accidents. The following[...]
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Gas Boiler Accidents

Gas boiler accidents

  • Study
The analysis of gas boiler accidents is based on a sample of 121 French accidents listed in the ARIA database. After a foreword on the activities involved, typology and consequences of the accidents, the main risks related to the use[...]
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Accidentology Involving Hydrogen

Accidentology involving hydrogen

  • Study
The analysis of accidents involving hydrogen (H2) draws from a sample of 215 events involving the gas and recorded in the ARIA database. After going through a few general indicators on such accidents, their consequences and impacted activities, the various[...]
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Leak On Grey Cast Iron Pipe

Leak on grey cast iron pipe

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
At around 5 p.m., a massive explosion destroyed a 4-storey building consisting of 10 flats, killing 17 people and injuring 15 others. Two semi-detached council housing buildings were damaged (10 flats). One hundred firemen intervened, assisted by search and rescue teams:[...]
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