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Accidents Involving Fires At Surface Treatment Facilities

Accidents involving fires at surface treatment facilities

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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Facing The Recurrence : Bet On The Feedback !

Facing the recurrence : bet on the feedback !

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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NaTech And French Industrial Facilities

NaTech and French industrial facilities

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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So What Feedback Is Available On Conveyor Accidents?

So what feedback is available on conveyor accidents?

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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The summary of this accident has not yet been translated. In the meantime, please refer to the French summary : Vers 5h20, une explosion se produit dans une fonderie. Le bilan est de 8 blessés légers dont 5 soignés sur[...]
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Discharge of effluents containing heavy metals into a river

For 30 hours, 66 t of nickel sulphate, from a metallurgical plant producing nickel cathodes and 50,000 t of nickel-based chemicals, spilt into the Kokemaki River. The highest concentration of nickel measured in the river was 8,800μg/l for an instant[...]
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