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58245

  • 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 un samedi, un feu se déclare dans un bâtiment d'expédition de marchandises d'une surface de 6 000 m² au sein[...]
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58037

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
The summary of this accident has not yet been translated. In the meantime, please refer to the French summary : Vers 21h55, un feu se déclare sur les parois externes d'un four rotatif d'un incinérateur de déchets dangereux. L'arrêt automatique[...]
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Fire In A Cement Plant

Fire in a cement plant

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
At around 07.40, in a cement manufacturing plant, a fire broke out in a concrete-structured building housing several storage pits including one containing 50t of automotive shredder residue (ASR), another containing 200t of sawdust, and a final unit that was[...]
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Dégagement De Fumée En Nacelle D’une éolienne

Dégagement de fumée en nacelle d’une éolienne

  • 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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So What Feedback Is Available On Conveyor Accidents?

So what feedback is available on conveyor accidents?

  • Study
Conveyors or elevators are used in many agricultural and industrial activities. An analysis of the accidents recorded in the ARIA database shows that this type of equipment is regularly involved in accidents involving fire and explosions. The purpose of this summary[...]
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Damage to a CDG barge during locking

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
At around 00.20, a 120m-long barge carrying 2,200t of vinyl chloride (extremely flammable and carcinogenic gas) was damaged during locking. Navigation was stopped along a 10km stretch. A 400m security perimeter was set up and 20 local homes were evacuated,[...]
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Fire in the distillation unit of a refinery

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
In a refinery, at around 3.35 a.m., an alarm in the control room informed the operators of a fire in the distilling unit. At around 4.00 a.m., the flames had reached a height of 50 m and had engulfed an area of 2,500 m². The[...]
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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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