Monthly Archives: June 2009

Ammonia Leak results in 1 fatality

A rupture in a high pressure ammonia line at a North Carolina chicken processing facility resulted in one employee fatality: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/story/1577451.html Ammonia is frequently used as a refrigerant in the food industry. Facilities containing a 10,000 pound inventory of ammonia¬†are … Continue reading

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ConAgra Explosion – Interview

I was interviewed by David Crabtree of WRAL following the June 9, 2009 ConAgra explosion in Garner, North Carolina. Click here to listen to the interview: http://www.wral.com/news/local/video/5318387/ Jon

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NFPA 70E – CPR Training Requirements

The 2009 edition of NFPA 70E – Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace contains several changes over the previous edition. One change addresses CPR training for qualified persons. Article 110.6(C) states: “…Employees shall be regularly instructed in methods of … Continue reading

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