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Carbon Monoxide a Risk with Secondary Heat Sources

Things like kerosene heaters, gas-fueled generators and other backup heat sources can be huge difference makers durin...

Rigid Industries LED Lighting Announces Acquisition by Truck-Lite Co., LLC

Rigid Industries® LED Lighting, in forward projecting LED lighting via its patented optic systems and torture-tested ...


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Gold Award for Avon Protection's Deltair SCBA Research and Design Team

Avon's Deltair™ has been recognized with a GOLD Industrial Designers Society of America, International Design Excelle...

CSB Names Poor Design and Failure to Test Dust Collection System Among Causes of U.S. Ink New Jersey

East Rutherford, New Jersey, January 15, 2015—The flash fire that burned seven workers, one seriously, at a U.S. Ink ...

CSB Releases Safety Bulletin on Anhydrous Ammonia Incident Near Mobile (AL)

Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board released a safety bulletin intended to inform industries that utilize anhydrous ...

Explosion and Fire Shake Ohio Refinery

An explosion at an Ohio oil refinery blew out windows at homes in Lima on Saturday and could be felt at least 10 mile...

Crews Extinguish Lima, Ohio Refinery Fire

The Husky refinery in Lima was the site of an explosion and fire Saturday, where windows were blown out and the force...

Larson Electronics Releases an Explosion Proof Fluorescent Light Cart

Larson Electronics announced the release of an updated version of their popular wheeled cart mounted explosion proof ...

Ron Ebelhar of Terracon Named 2015 Chairman of the ASTM International Board of Directors

Ronald J. Ebelhar, P.E., D.GE, senior principal with Terracon in Cincinnati, Ohio, has been named chairman of th...

Worker Trapped After Collapse at Pennsylvania Industrial Site

A worker is presumed dead after a silo collapsed at an industrial site in Bristol Township, Pennsylvania.

Crews Deal with Freezing Temperatures at Springfield (OH) Pallet Fire

Firefighters battled a huge overnight fire that destroyed a warehouse in Springfield, Ohio.

Larson Electronics Reveals an Explosion Proof Ultraviolet LED Light Fixture

A supplier of explosion proof and industrial grade lighting Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 365 nan...

Kidde Fire, Fenwal Protection, Chemetron Fire Systems to Unite Under One Brand

Kidde Fire Systems recently announced the unification of Fenwal Protection Systems and Chemetron Fire Systems into on...

US Fire Pump Introduces High-Velocity Fire Pump

This USFP High Velocity Fire Pump is designed for industrial fire pump applications and high-volume water supply usin...

Two Killed in Helicopter Crash Near Salt Lake City

Two men were killed when a helicopter crashed Tuesday into an empty industrial building north of Salt Lake City.

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February 23, 2015

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