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Facing The Recurrence : Bet On The Feedback !

Facing the recurrence : bet on the feedback !

  • Flash
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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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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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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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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