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Oils And Fats: Handle With Care!

Oils and fats: handle with care!

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Accidents involving oils, whether of animal, plant or mineral origin, are not limited to places where they are produced or processed. Oils are to be found everywhere in industrial facilities, and also in our daily lives. They have many and[...]
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Accidents Involving Fires At Surface Treatment Facilities

Accidents involving fires at surface treatment facilities

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Different physical and chemical treatments are used in industry to improve the qualities of certain metal parts, including their strength and appearance. These techniques mean a less noble material can be used by improving its properties locally. Over the past…
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Biomass Boiler Wood Silos

Biomass boiler wood silos

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Wood, a noble and precious raw material, deserves attention at all levels of its life cycle : silviculture, transformation, storage, energy production… because, the fires to which it is frequently the object divert it from its final use. The current…
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Accidents At Crop-growing And Livestock-rearing Businesses

Accidents at crop-growing and livestock-rearing businesses

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For many years, the farming sector has accounted for nearly 10% of accidents at French classified facilities for environmental protection recorded by BARPI in its ARIA database. From 2009 to 2021, this synthesis covers 1,259 events at crop-growing and livestock-rearing[...]
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Facing The Recurrence : Bet On The Feedback !

Facing the recurrence : bet on the feedback !

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The observation of a recurrence of certain events is too often realized. The case of fire-explosions of tanks equipped with heating devices illustrating this problem shows that it is important when faced with a given type of event to know…
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Non-Hazardous Waste Storage Facilities And High Temperatures

Non-Hazardous Waste Storage Facilities and High Temperatures

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Summer is on its way with its seasonal heat waves. These increase the risk of fires in classified facilities, and particularly Non-Hazardous Waste Storage Facilities. This flash highlights the lessons to be learned from feedback in this sector of activity,[...]
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NaTech And French Industrial Facilities

NaTech and French industrial facilities

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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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