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Health, Safety & Environmental

On the 500th day of the Trump administration, EPA touted its "notable policy achievements," highlighting nine such achievements in a "promises made, promises kept" format. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Below are potential conditions that can lead to personal injury and property damage. Employers with hose assemblies in fluid systems are encouraged to provide training, including the information in this article, for maintenance personnel... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

August also heralds the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season, with mid-August to mid-September historically experiencing the most active storm development, and a renewed call for all of us along the Gulf Coast to be vigilant and prepared. more

Offshore & Marine

Texas environment regulators should coordinate shutdowns of oil refineries and other petrochemical plants during major storms to avoid big releases of air pollution like during last year’s Hurricane Harvey. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Though well-intentioned and often lifesaving, adhering to and enforcing safety rules can be burdensome. It takes extra time and effort, and frequently slows down production. Workers -- and sometimes managers -- may think they can do their jobs... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

If you plan to use the shelter on site for longer than 6 months or keep it for life-long use, purchasing the unit may be a better option. Purchasing may also be more beneficial if you plan to frequently transport the unit to different sites or need.. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Bollé Safety has introduced the Ultim8, the most advanced sealed eye protection for use in extreme work environments. more

New Products & Services

OSHA's silica standard recently became fully enforceable. Wellsite employers will need to have implemented a total dust control solution...Approximately $50 million in grants is available for projects designed to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxide... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

HollyFrontier Corp. said it did not expect operational disruptions at its 85,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Tulsa West refinery in Tulsa, Oklahoma. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

This article provides information on hurricane warnings, hazards that hurricanes cause and precautions you should take after a hurricane has occurred. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Projects don't fail in the end; they fail in the beginning and usually because expectations aren't aligned. Scope creation is a boundary development exercise that helps you define your expectations and resource commitment. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

A new study finds that both the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) and the New York State Common Retirement Fund stand to lose millions every year if they were to fully divest from fossil fuels. more

Training & Human Resources

The fact that safety eyewear can dramatically reduce the number of recordable injuries won’t come as news to any professional safety manager. There may be – however – a lack of understanding of the important performance and comfort differences... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Several workers have been sent to the hospital after they were potentially exposed to a hydrogen sulphide leak from a unit in Suncor’s Edmonton refinery in Alberta. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

A U.S. judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by New York City seeking to hold major oil companies liable for climate change caused by carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The Dow Chemical Company announced the launch of a Collaborative Blueprint for Unlocking Carbon Reductions. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The US is the biggest importer of Mexican PTA at 71kt in the first 4 months of 2018. We forecast H2 2018 Mexico PTA exports to be down by typically 110Kt when compared to H2 2017. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Residents and businesses of Austin County near Bellville were ordered to evacuate after reported explosions occurred at the nearby Western International Gas facility. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has joined partners across federal, tribal, state, and local governments in preparation for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Cutting industry’s carbon emissions will require significant investment and coordinated effort among businesses, governments, and other stakeholders. more

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