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Ageing And Management Of Spare Parts: A Major Challenge

Ageing and management of spare parts: a major challenge

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The accident can quickly occur when the repair of an ageing equipment is not conducted in a timely manner! Often[...]
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Accidentology Associated With The Ageing Of Industrial Installations

Accidentology associated with the ageing of industrial installations

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Ageing of industrial installations is a normal and well-known phenomenon. However, it deserves to be properly managed! Conception or construction[...]
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Proceedings Of The 12th Seminar “Lessons Learnt From Industrial Accidents”

Proceedings of the 12th seminar “Lessons Learnt from Industrial Accidents”

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Since its creation in 1999, the seminar on “Lessons Learnt from Industrial Accidents” is organized every two years by the[...]
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Temporality Of Accidents : When Do They Occur?

Temporality of accidents : When do they occur?

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Based on the analysis of 25 000 French industrial events that occurred between 1 January 1992 and 31 December 2015,[...]
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Lessons Learned From Major Events Towards Improving Hydraulic Safety

Lessons learned from major events towards improving hydraulic safety

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Since 2010, information collected on dam-related events has been recorded in the ARIA base. By the end of 2015, a[...]
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Power Outages During Periods Of Cold Weather

Power outages during periods of cold weather

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Periods of cold weather are characterised by low temperatures, sometimes combined with snowfall and/or wind. Synonymous with high electricity consumption,[...]
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The End Of The Switched Telephone Network

The end of the switched telephone network

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In an emergency situation and primarily in the event of a power outage, only switched telephone networks (PSTN) are operational.[...]
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Overview Of Accident Statistics On Waste Management Facilities

Overview of accident statistics on waste management facilities

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Waste management activities are not only a potential source of chronic risks (atmospheric pollution, olfactory or noise nuisances, etc.), they[...]
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Explosion of a Vacuum Arc Remelting furnace

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In a metallurgical plant, 2 explosions occurred at 9:30 p.m. followed by a fire in a melting furnace containing 5 t of[...]
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Cooling Towers: Legionnaire’s Disease Still Running Rampant!

Cooling towers: Legionnaire’s Disease still running rampant!

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The group outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease in the Lisbon suburbs in 2014 has provided a sad reminder: the propagation of[...]
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