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  • Press Release – OSHA issues new resource to protect emergency workers at combustible dust fires

    Posted on April 03, 2013 at 9:00 am

    WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today published Firefighting Precautions at Facilities with Combustible Dust, a new, informative booklet that outlines safe procedures for emergency responders who may face fires and explosions caused by combustible dust.

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  • Assessing Thermal Stability: The Challenge of Powders

    Posted on September 03, 2015 at 9:04 am

    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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  • DEKRA INSIGHT INKS EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT TO ADD FATIGUE RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES WITH ROUNDTHECLOCK RESOURCES

    Posted on September 01, 2015 at 8:00 am

    Contact Amy Chilla Mobile +1 949-573-7830 Email amy.chilla@dekra.com Web www.dekrainsight.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2015 Oxnard, CA – September 1, 2015– Global safety consulting, testing, and advisory firm DEKRA Insight, today announced a partnership with noted organizational psychologist Dr. Susan Koen (CEO) and consulting firm RoundTheClock Resources, Inc. (RTC) for exclusive integration of RTC’s […]

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  • Color Runs : Only Fun?

    Posted on August 27, 2015 at 12:11 pm

    The traditional Indian Holi, the spring festival – or the festival of colors – signifies the victory of good over evil and is celebrated by Hindu’s by the liberal throwing of highly colored powders over the participants creating a striking spectacle. The festival has, in recent times, spread to parts of Europe and North America […]

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  • Chilworth Technology’s Process Safety Services Help Process Manufacturing Companies Affected by New NFPA 652: Standard on Fundamentals of Combustible Dusts

    Posted on August 24, 2015 at 3:25 am

    Princeton, N.J. (April 14, 2015) – Chilworth Technology, a DEKRA company, announced today that its Process Safety services will help all process manufacturing companies affected by the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) 652: Standard on Fundamentals of Combustible Dusts, scheduled for release October 2, 2015. The new standard addresses the fundamentals of recognizing and managing […]

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  • Good Intentions Aren’t Enough: Improving process safety leadership

    Posted on August 10, 2015 at 8:53 am

    A major global chemical company with a good reputation for safety was recently called out by Dr. David Michaels, the head of OSHA, who said: “[This company] promotes itself as having a ‘world-class safety’ culture and even markets its safety expertise to other employers, but these four preventable workplace deaths and the very serious hazards […]

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  • The top ten myths of dust zoning

    Posted on July 30, 2015 at 12:17 pm

    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

    Posted on July 27, 2015 at 2:35 pm

      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

    Posted on July 08, 2015 at 9:17 am

      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

    Posted on June 29, 2015 at 9:12 am

        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

    Posted on June 24, 2015 at 10:27 am

    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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