Author Archives: Victoria Jones

Assessing Thermal Stability: The Challenge of Powders

When it comes to solid materials, thermal instability can result not only from self-reaction or molecular fragmentation (decomposition), but also from oxidation – reaction of the solid with atmospheric oxygen. As the median particle size of a product decreases, the surface area to volume ratio increases, and this can accelerate the self-heating process – smoldering/glowing […]

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The top ten myths of dust zoning

Over 70% of powders handled in industry are capable of giving rise to dust explosions under the right conditions.  Many of these powders can be found in the food and beverage sector, including sugar, sweeteners, starch, flour, grain, vitamins, amino acids, resins, gums, flavor ingredients, caffeine, and many others. A number of these materials have […]

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UK PROCESS SAFETY OPERATIONS FOR DEKRA INSIGHT MOVE TO ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS CAMPUS

  Contact Amy Chilla Phone +1 949-218-0312 Mobile +1 949-573-7830 Email amy.chilla@dekra.com Web www.dekrainsight.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2015   Southampton, UK – July 23, 2015– Global consulting, testing, and advisory firm DEKRA Insight welcomed guests to the grand opening ceremony of their new Chilworth premises, Phi House at Southampton Science Park on 16th […]

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DEKRA INSIGHT ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF OPTIMUS SEVENTH GENERATION

  Contact: Amy Chilla FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 949-218-0312 July 8, 2015 Mobile: 949-575-7830 Email: Amy.chilla@dekra.com Web: www.dekrainsight.com   Oxnard, CA – July 8, 2015– Global consulting, testing, and advisory firm DEKRA Insight today announced the acquisition of Optimus Seventh Generation Ltd., in Aberdeen, Scotland, a company specializing in safety consulting to industry. The acquisition […]

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CHILWORTH UK AWARDED OHSAS 18001 HEALTH & SAFETY CERTIFICATION

    Contact: Amy Chilla FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 949-218-0312 June 29, 2015 Mobile: 949-575-7830 Email: Amy.chilla@dekra.com Web: www.chilworth.com   Southampton, UK – June 29, 2015– Chilworth Technology, a DEKRA Insight company, helping process industries avoid major fire, explosion and loss of containment events, today announced its UK division (www.chilworth.co.uk) has been certified under standards […]

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EMEA 2015 SAFETY IN ACTION Conference – Shape the future of PROCESS SAFETY within your Organization

Gain Insight and Expertise from recognized global leaders in the Process Industry at the first Process Safety Track during the 2015 EMEA Safety in Action™ Conference: John Bresland (former Head of Chemical Safety Board) on “Future Trends in Process Safety” Based on lessons learned across a 35-year career in the chemical industry, and 10 years […]

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CHILWORTH UK ACHIEVES ISO 9001:2008 QUALITY MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION

    Contact Rebecca Nigel Phone 805-665-6145 Mobile 805-558-7673 Email rebecca.nigel@dekra.com Web www.chilworth.com For Immediate Release June 8, 2015 Chilworth UK achieves ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Certification Certification demonstrates company’s commitment to continuous process improvement Southampton, Hampshire, UK – June 8, 2015– Chilworth Technology Ltd, a DEKRA Insight company and global organization helping process industries […]

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The 1st Process Safety Track

A UNIQUE event capturing and distilling decades of process safety experience from across Europe in 2 thought- provoking days of practical process safety knowledge   Specifically designed for Plant Managers, HSE / Safety Managers and Process Engineers and Process Safety Engineers This year you can attend for the first time the first Process Safety Track in Safety […]

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Chilworth to make India a major hub for process safety

Chilworth Technology, a global provider of process safety consulting, training, and laboratory testing services and part of the 2.5 billion-euro German major Dekra, is planning to make India a major hub in its international operations. Chilworth has already opened three offices in India at Mumbai, Hyderabad and Delhi, employing 35 process safety experts. It is […]

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April 28th is the world day for safety and health at work!

Chilworth’s mission: making industrial work safer to save lives and protect assets. Our Process Safety Excellence services help clients prevent & protect people and assets for a safer world. Chilworth is a global organization devoted to help process industries avoid major fire, explosion and loss of containment events and improve performance to save lives and […]

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