October 24, 2016

Caustic soda handbook

PPG industries, as part of their Responsible Care initiative have published a very good safety handbook on Caustic soda. You can read it in this link.


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October 21, 2016

Toxic Warehouse Fire In Maywood Out, But Evacuees Still Can't Go Home

Though this incident occurred in June, there are lessons to be learnt in emergency planning and response.

Toxic Warehouse Fire In Maywood Out, But Evacuees Still Can't Go Home: Crews are now making sure there are no lingering health risks before letting the rest of the evacuees return home.


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October 18, 2016

October 10, 2016

Van explosion due to epoxy resin

A van explosion and fire in Chelmsford in UK has been attributed to a self-combusting epoxy resin which the van was transporting. Understand the hazards of chemicals by reading the MSDS.
Read more at http://www.essexlive.news/chelmsford-van-explosion-pictures-show-devastation-on-city-centre-road/story-29782245-detail/story.html#lfd47Y66JXsfjDiu.99


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