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Forklifts : Be Careful, Hazardous Operations !

Forklifts : be careful, hazardous operations !

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Forklifts are often used for handling operations. They allow to carry toxic, flammable, explosive and other dangerous products on pallets. Manoeuvres can lead to hazardous situation with serious consequences : pollution or contamination following a split of products, fire ignited[...]
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Beware Of Smoke From Fire!

Beware of smoke from fire!

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Whether white (rich in aerosols or water vapour), grey (a mixture of aerosols and solid particles) or black (large solid particles), the smoke released from fires presents several risks. Beyond death from intoxication, fumes are a potential health hazard owing[...]
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Pallet Fire In A Combustible Materials Warehouse

Pallet fire in a combustible materials warehouse

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
A fire broke out at 10:15 am in a warehouse subject to authorization (item 1510 of the nomenclature of the French classified installations) at an external storage of wooden pallets. Employees are evacuated prior to the arrival of firefighters. The[...]
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51263

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
The summary of this accident has not yet been translated. In the meantime, please refer to the French summary : Vers 10 h, lors du nettoyage, par 2 sous-traitants, d'une cuve extérieure enterrée pouvant contenir 35 m³ d'acétate d'éthyle, une[...]
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51118

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
The summary of this accident has not yet been translated. In the meantime, please refer to the French summary : Vers 7h20, une explosion de poussière survient au niveau d'un élévateur d'un silo portuaire, après chargement de pellets de bois[...]
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53164

  • Accident report
  • PAYS-BAS
The summary of this accident has not yet been translated. In the meantime, please refer to the French summary : Vers midi, un incendie est détecté au pied d'un réservoir de liquide inflammable vidé et nettoyé, en cours de maintenance[...]
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53163

  • Accident report
  • PAYS-BAS
The summary of this accident has not yet been translated. In the meantime, please refer to the French summary : Vers minuit, une fuite de gazole est détectée sur un réservoir dans un dépôt pétrolier après le dépotage d'un bateau[...]
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Fire Outbreak Inside A Warehouse

Fire outbreak inside a warehouse

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
The summary of this accident has not yet been translated. In the meantime, please refer to the French summary : Un feu se déclare vers 5h30 sur le quai d'un entrepôt de 33 000 m² constitué de 3 cellules soumis[...]
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Flooding Of A Chemical And Hydrocarbon Storage Site

Flooding of a chemical and hydrocarbon storage site

  • Accident report
  • ROYAUME-UNI
A storm surge coinciding with high tides raised the level of the Humber Estuary. The water flooded the gates of the port and filled the port to overflowing. A Seveso-classified chemical and hydrocarbon storage terminal was under 1 m of water.[...]
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Flooding Of A Chemical Storage Site

Flooding of a chemical storage site

  • Accident report
  • ROYAUME-UNI
A storm surge coinciding with high tides caused the River Tees to rise. It flowed over and eroded the dykes built to protect the local residents. A Seveso-classified port terminal containing chemicals stored in tanks was flooded 1.8 m above ordnance[...]
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