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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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Explosion Under A Bridge Deck Following A Fire Which Caused A Gas Leak

Explosion under a bridge deck following a fire which caused a gas leak

Accident report
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At around 8:55 p.m., a natural gas explosion (vapour cloud explosion - VCE) occurred on a bridge pier containing a polyethylene[...]
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Beware Of Smoke From Fire!

Beware of smoke from fire!

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Whether white (rich in aerosols or water vapour), grey (a mixture of aerosols and solid particles) or black (large solid[...]
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Pallet Fire In A Combustible Materials Warehouse

Pallet fire in a combustible materials warehouse

Accident report
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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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Runaway Reactions, Case Studies, Lessons Learned

Runaway reactions, case studies, lessons learned

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Runaway reactions are a major source of industrial accidents. They can occur in a wide array of sectors, including chemicals,[...]
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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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Large-scale Fire In A Wood Chip Storage Facility

Large-scale fire in a wood chip storage facility

Accident report
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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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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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