on 'Environmental Health & Safety'

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  • Gaskets: meeting the acid test in sealing

    Dow Corning Corp. was experiencing difficulties sealing a large hydrochloric acid column. GORE-TEX Series 600 gasket tape proved it could seal tightly for an extended period of time.

    Steve Beach, Dow Corning Corp., and Rob Haywood, W.L. Gore & Associates
  • Chemicals get a bad reaction in Washington

    Accidents and deaths have not been enough to spur regulatory change under the Bush administration.  There have been 167 accidents in the past two decades, and 108 people were killed in 48 of the incidents.

    Lynn Bergeson, regulatory editor
  • Are you up to snuff with S84 and OSHA?

    Check your safety systems liability at the door. Choosing to ignore S84 standards could put your company on a collision course with OSHA and consequently open you up to criminal liability.

  • Double up to contain leaks

    Chemical companies are faced with numerous decisions about how to address a variety of major environmental and safety issues.  Many are finding a simple solution in dual-wall piping systems.

    Nick Basta, editor at large
  • The environment and the next four years

    What does Bush’;s reelection mean? Expect more of the same policies, but also some new faces at EPA. The wildcards are the role of third-party activists and the identification of priorities.

    Lynn Bergeson
  • Give gaskets a squeeze

    Reevaluate gasket use when operating conditions or maintenance procedures change.

    Andrew Sloley
  • Order up better measurements

    Second-order instruments can provide improved accuracy and reliability for electrochemical and other sensors.

    Larry Berger
  • Make HSE a Priority

    An effective health, safety and environmental management system will improve workflow and HSE performance

    Rebecca Pehler
  • A New Spin on Safety

    All materials and processes have multiple hazards. However, it is highly unlikely that any alternative process will be inherently safer with respect to all hazards. So, optimization efforts must focus on identifying the design that gives the best overall combination of desirable characteristics.

  • Hazmat Oversight Demands Attention

    For the most part, industry and government have worked well together to develop and implement assessments and tightened security measures. Late last year, however, a pair of situations arose that underscore some procedural differences between the two

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