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Small Or Big Changes, Not Managing Them Can Be Risky!

Small or big changes, not managing them can be risky!

  • Press article
All industrial activity can be expected to undergo changes, to varying degrees, throughout its life cycle, especially to maintain its efficiency. These changes often come with the development of new processes, an increase in the level of safety, regulatory modifications,[...]
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Safe subcontracting

  • Fact sheet
Supply of skills, cost reduction, and flexibility… Subcontracting offers a whole range of advantages which manufacturers are eager to seize: 74% of them make use of subcontracting, according to the French statistics board (INSEE). Subcontracting is an integral part of[...]
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Preventing multiple failures

  • Fact sheet
Since 2016, 25% of accidents in ICPEs (classified facilities for environmental protection requiring authorisation or registration), impacting people and property, have been caused by multiple failures involving equipment faults or human interventions. Most initial post-accident verifications focus on the incriminated[...]
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Conveyor Belt Fires: Are The Standards Being Met?

Conveyor belt fires: Are the standards being met?

  • Flash
Conveyor belts used to handle organic materials must meet standards defined by various French ministerial orders .These texts indicate that conveyor belts must comply with standard NF EN ISO 340 or standards NF EN 12881-1 and NF EN 12881-2 (self-extinguishing[...]
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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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51180

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
The summary of this accident has not yet been translated. In the meantime, please refer to the French summary : Avant 8 h, une fuite se produit sur un clapet anti-retour de l'unité d'épuration de gaz soufrés d'une raffinerie. À[...]
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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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50913

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
The summary of this accident has not yet been translated. In the meantime, please refer to the French summary : En début de matinée lors d'une tempête, le mât d'une éolienne de 60 m de haut se brise en 2.[...]
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