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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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Accidents Related To Incorrect Circuit Positioning

Accidents related to incorrect circuit positioning

  • Study
Fluid transfer is a common industrial operation. However, the incorrect positioning of transfer circuit during such operations, also referred to as poor alignment, is the cause of many accidents. This study, based on 372 events in the ARIA database, presents[...]
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  • 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, lors du nettoyage, par 2 sous-traitants, d'une cuve extérieure enterrée pouvant contenir 35 m³ d'acétate d'éthyle, une[...]
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Phosgene discharges at a chemical plant

  • Accident report
  • FRANCE
At around 9:00 p.m., phosgene and chlorobenzene began leaking inside the containment of a chlorinated chemicals plant. The leak was detected by analysers inside the containment. The analysers' control system automatically directed the air inside the bubble towards the caustic scrubber.[...]
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Diesel leak at an oil terminal

  • Accident report
  • PAYS-BAS
A tank of diesel fuel at an oil terminal began leaking its contents at around midnight. The fuel had been unloaded from an oil tanker. A total of 100 l leaked out and formed a floating layer on the surface of[...]
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Flooding Of A Chemical And Hydrocarbon Storage Site

Flooding of a chemical and hydrocarbon storage site

  • Accident report
  • ROYAUME-UNI
A storm surge coinciding with high tides raised the level of the Humber Estuary. The water flooded the gates of the port and filled the port to overflowing. A Seveso-classified chemical and hydrocarbon storage terminal was under 1 m of water.[...]
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Operations in a degraded mode

  • Fact sheet
This fact sheet is the analysis of some accidents that illustrate the risks associated with the operation of installations in degraded mode (unavailability of equipment, utility, personnel ...). These degraded operating situations can arise from material failures, but also from[...]
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