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The Unexpected Plant Shutdown Safety Checklist

Plant shutdown is an example of non-routine activities and one of the most dangerous operation periods for a chemical plant. The bad news is that, as reported by tcetoday.com, around 70% of the major accidents occur during non-routine operations.

Because of this risk, you have to focus on safety during plant shut down more than during normal plant operation.

Especially, when you face an unexpected shutdown.

Take more care against unexpected shutdowns rather than a planned shutdown. It is because you have no plan at all and there may be hazards that you have never thought about.

That’s why you need a checklist to avoid forgetting important safety considerations during the plant shut down.

A plant shutdown safety checklist will help you focus on safety better while carrying out the plant shutdown activities safely.

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Drum Spill Containment Pallet – Things You Should Know

To meet spill containment regulation, you have to prevent hazardous liquid spills from drums from happening. One of the most common ways to do this is by using a drum spill containment pallet, as a secondary spill containment.

This method is effective enough for preventing hazardous liquid spill into the soil and water as long as you select proper capacity and design.

So that is why in this post I write complete information regarding drum spill containment pallet to help you select the proper design.

I will begin this post with the spill containment pallet requirements. Let’s move on. Continue reading…

The Record of Chemical Plant on Fire in 2020

This is a new post series about the chemical plant on fire that I will publish in the form of a yearly story.

The main purpose of publishing this post series is to improve our awareness against fire hazards, especially for chemical plants.

It is because fire hazard is still the main safety hazard for chemical plants and becomes the ongoing challenge for the safe plant operation. So, we must improve our action plans for minimizing its impact from time to time.

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Step Ladder Safety Tips That New Workers Should Know

Are you a new worker who uses a step ladder in your daily jobs? Or do you want to improve the safety of step ladder operation? If your answer is yes for both questions, then you should read the step ladder safety tips that I write in this post.

Step ladder safety is a very important topic. That’s why you have to understand this topic very well.

Before we dive into the tips, let’s first see some important facts about the importance of step ladder safety.

According to the statistics data from Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention that in the last 10 years 43% of fatal falls involved ladder use.

In addition, in 2011 there were 113 fatalities in work-related ladder fall injuries. Continue reading…

3 Best Electrical Safety Gloves 1000V

Wearing electrical safety gloves while working at a high voltage electrical facility – suppose 1000V – is a must for technicians to prevent shock, injury, and even death.

Common works like repair, cable check, connection clean up and testing new a high voltage electrical facility are some examples that require electrical safety gloves.

Don’t forget to inspect your existing electrical safety gloves. If they are already damaged, replace them immediately. Don’t compromise with your safety.

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The Practical Safety Helmet Inspection Checklist That Works

Ensuring ready to use and good condition of safety apparatus, including safety helmet, is key to personal safety. The best way to do this is through effective inspection. Effective inspection can be done by the use of a consistent inspection checklist.

In this post, I will focus on safety helmet inspection checklist. This checklist is a guide for you when you do a regular inspection.

Successful safety helmet inspection starts from using only effective and consistent safety helmet inspection checklist. Because it is very important, please read this post thoroughly. Continue reading…

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