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  • Hazardex Live! 2023 event review

    25 March 2023

    The well attended Hazardex Live! 2023 exhibition, conference & awards evening took place on 1st & 2nd March 2023 at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, UK. Watch the event review video now and visit for the latest information on our future events!...

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  • Innovative use of robots and unmanned aerial vehicles at Sellafield

    24 March 2023

    The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) is working with Sellafield Ltd on the deployment of robots and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on the Cumbrian site. It is part of the licensee’s drive to accelerate hazard risk reduction through new and innovative approaches within the industry, which ONR supports....

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  • First projects selected to support green innovation and help decarbonise North Sea

    24 March 2023

    Crown Estate Scotland has announced the results of the world’s first leasing round designed to enable offshore wind energy to directly supply offshore oil and gas platforms. INTOG (Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas) leasing aims to attract investment in innovative offshore wind projects in Scottish waters, as well as help decarbonise North Sea operations....

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  • Oil and gas waste company fined after employee suffers fatal injury

    24 March 2023

    The US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued citations to an oil and gas company after federal investigators found an employee suffered fatal exposure to hydrogen sulphide while working near a sump pit in September 2022....

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  • Investigation finds BP at fault for fatal US refinery explosion that killed two

    17 March 2023

    A federal investigation into two workers' fatal burns at an Oregon, Ohio, refinery's crude unit has found its operator, BP Products North America Inc. violated the US Department of Labor's process safety procedures for highly hazardous materials and failed to adequately train the workers....

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Coal mine explosion kills 21 in Colombia 17 March 2023

The death toll from a coal mine explosion in Colombia has risen to 21 after 10 missing miners were found dead. The blast happened at a mine in the rural area of Sutatausa in central Colombia on March 14....

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UN purchases tanker to store oil from stranded, decaying oil tanker off Yemen coast 15 March 2023

The United Nations announced on March 9 that it had signed an agreement to purchase an oil tanker to remove more than a million barrels of oil from a decaying tanker off Yemen’s Red Sea coast that threatens a humanitarian and environmental catastrophe....

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Coal mine gas leak kills six in Pakistan 15 March 2023

A gas leak in a coal mine killed six people in Pakistan’s Balochistan region on March 3. Five people were also injured and required hospitalisation after attempting to rescue trapped workers....

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Japan-Australia hydrogen energy supply join venture awarded $1.62 billion 15 March 2023

An Australian joint venture between Japanese organisations J-Power and Sumitomo Corporation has been selected as the preferred hydrogen provider to Japan Suiso Energy (JSE). The clean hydrogen gas will be produced from brown coal in Gippsland, Victoria and JSE will liquify the hydrogen for export to Japan....

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US mining company facing $350,000 in penalties to resolve more than 530 violations 13 March 2023

A federal administrative law judge has ordered the operator of mining complexes in south west Virginia and eastern Kentucky to pay civil penalties totalling $349,444 (£287k) to resolve 533 citations for mine safety and health violations that US Department of Labor inspectors identified at 14 mines....


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Safety culture, energy-based hazard recognition, and SIF prevention

Serious injuries and fatalities (SIF) are emotional, tragic events that have a significant, lasting impact on organisations, communities, and families. Colleagues who have lost their lives at work are not forgotten – their stories take on a life of their own....

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Methane number determination in gaseous liquefied natural gas

Stringent legislation on air pollution and greenhouse gas emission and conflicts in countries with oil reserves all drive the shipping industry to focus on alternatives to heavy fuel oil....


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“State of the art”

Every two months, SGS Baseefa Technical Manager Ron Sinclair MBE gives his perspective on the latest developments in the world of standards. This month he discusses harmonised standards and making sure you always work to the "state of the art"....

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