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Health, Safety & Environmental

A 2D animation of events that led to the Arkema chemical plant evacuation and fire in Crosby, TX. more

Nov 17, 2017 10:28 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

TransCanada crews safely shut down its Keystone pipeline at approximately 6 a.m. CST after a drop in pressure was detected in its operating system resulting from an oil leak that is under investigation. more

Nov 17, 2017 9:10 AM Pipeline/Transportation

Chris Ferrara founder of Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Dwight Williams president of Williams Fire and Hazard Control, Louisiana State Fire Marshal H. Butch Browning and Jhon Cuthbertson of BIC Alliance gather around at the LSU Industrial Fire Training Sym. more

Nov 16, 2017 11:24 AM BIC Attends

EIA projects that growth in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from energy-related sources will slow despite increasing energy consumption. more

Nov 16, 2017 9:04 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

The BCSP and the NCICS-SAWS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to improve occupational safety and health at workplaces; The NSC recently released a new report...; OSHA's comprehensive guide, "Training Requirements in OSHA standards"... more

Nov 14, 2017 3:39 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

How can jokes and stories shape the way which people view safety and its role in an organization? more

Nov 14, 2017 3:28 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

When configuring a waterblast system, it is necessary to select appropriate pressure and flow rates. Parameters such as material properties, pressure loss and standoff distance should be evaluated to optimize cleaning. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:28 PM Maintenance & Reliability

The extreme environments common to the oil and gas industries can make it challenging to provide safe and effective safety shower solutions. There are several plumbed emergency shower options designed specifically for use in various environments. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:26 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

ACC and OSHA formed a new alliance designed to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces operating with diisocyanate chemicals along the polyurethane value chain. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:25 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage oil pipelines and other energy infrastructure, a decision that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump. more

Nov 13, 2017 9:54 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

There are currently more than 200 international groups conducting cyber attacks on U.S. installations, “and that number is only climbing.” more

Nov 10, 2017 10:26 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

The energy industry, including oil and natural gas, is ranked second highest in all industries most likely to suffer a cyber-attack. more

Nov 10, 2017 10:11 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

OSHA has released the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year (FY) 2017. more

Nov 9, 2017 12:31 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

ASSE issued these recommendations during this period of political change to transform how OSHA approaches workplace safety. more

Nov 9, 2017 12:23 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

The Construction Coalition for a Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace (CCDAFW) consists of various construction trade associations whose common goal is to eliminate the injuries and fatalities that occur because of substance abuse-related incidents. more

Nov 8, 2017 4:26 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

The growing need for accurate P&ID drawings, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) requires a robust process to ultimately drive safety and reliability. more

Nov 7, 2017 11:56 AM Maintenance & Reliability

The Campbell Institute, the National Safety Council's (NSC's) center of excellence for environmental, health and safety management, has released a report titled "Visual Literacy: How 'Learning to See' Benefits Occupational Safety." more

Nov 7, 2017 11:29 AM Training & Human Resources

High-pressure water has been used in the chemical and petrochemical industries as a cleaning agent for many years. more

Nov 7, 2017 11:03 AM Maintenance & Reliability

There's a shift occurring across the oil and gas industry, and it's moving toward improved worksite safety and efficiencies by way of data aggregation and analytics. Historically, the oil and gas industry has been slow to adopt... more

Nov 7, 2017 8:11 AM Plant Management & Operations

Wheel chocks are a critical safety component in the industrial, mining and aviation settings. Using them properly ensures vehicles are secured and lives are protected. more

Nov 7, 2017 8:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental