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Pallet Fire In A Combustible Materials Warehouse

Pallet fire in a combustible materials warehouse

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A fire broke out at 10:15 am in a warehouse subject to authorization (item 1510 of the nomenclature of the[...]
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Mobile Acetylene Cylinders : Hazard Potential Not To Be Underestimated!

Mobile acetylene cylinders : Hazard potential not to be underestimated!

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Mobile acetylene cylinders are present in all sectors of activity owing to their common use on welding machines. Even if[...]
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Large-scale fire in a wood chip storage facility

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At around 3 a.m., a deep-seated fire broke out in an outdoor 50,000 m3 woodchip storage in a waste recycling facility (24 m[...]
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Video “From Incident To Media Crisis”

Video “From incident to media crisis”

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How does a technically insignificant incident turn into a media frenzy? This new film, produced by the BARPI, explains the[...]
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Fires In Waste Composting Activities

Fires in waste composting activities

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The relative increase in disposal costs and regulatory requirements (an overall reduction in landfilling by 2025, and sorting at source[...]
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Cybersecurity And Industry

Cybersecurity and industry

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A computer attack on an industrial control system (SCI) can cause an accident or a degraded operating mode in a[...]
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Biogas And Corrosion

Biogas and corrosion

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Numerous forms of corrosion have been found on steel equipment used in the manufacture or transport of biogas. Three corrosion[...]
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Leak On Grey Cast Iron Pipe

Leak on grey cast iron pipe

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At around 5 p.m., a massive explosion destroyed a 4-storey building consisting of 10 flats, killing 17 people and injuring 15[...]
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Geographical Distribution Of Industrial Accidents In France

Geographical distribution of industrial accidents in France

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The ARIA database on technological accidents lists 26,271 events in French industrial establishments between 1 January 1992 and 31 December[...]
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