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Non-Hazardous Waste Storage Facilities And High Temperatures

Non-Hazardous Waste Storage Facilities and High Temperatures

  • Flash
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

  • Press article
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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Hydrogen And Transport: The Risks Should Not Be Underestimated!

Hydrogen and transport: the risks should not be underestimated!

  • Flash
As part of its goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, France intends to develop low-carbon, renewable hydrogen (H2) in industry, energy and transport. Whether for tried-and-tested processes or new applications, the physicochemical properties of H2 can facilitate or complicate[...]
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56030

56030

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
The summary of this accident has not yet been translated. In the meantime, please refer to the French summary : Vers 7h40, dans une cimenterie, un feu se déclare dans un bâtiment à structure béton abritant plusieurs cellules dont l'une[...]
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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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High Temperatures

High temperatures

  • Flash
The ARIA database contains more than 300 high temperature-related events that have occurred in France. Such events affect all types of industrial facilities and occur throughout the country. This ARIA Flash features a few examples of high temperature-related events and[...]
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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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