Articles Tagged with ''plant safety''

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Microbrewery puts a new face on its flooring

April 8, 2014
Equipment and chemicals are tough on bare cement, but a layer of polyurethane gives the floor a new life.
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Hazardous area indicator lights

April 7, 2014

Featuring ATEX and CSA approvals, Banner EZ-LIGHT K30L and K50L hazardous area indicator lights are available in intrinsically safe, encapsulated and non-sparking models.

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Insulated curtain wall

April 7, 2014
Intended for applications where temperature separation or control with some fire resistance is desired or required, the Rite-Hite Zoneworks TZF insulated curtain wall offers enhanced flame resistance.
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Are you prepared for a natural disaster?

Preparing for natural disasters starts with the Three Ps: Plan, Partner and Prioritize.
March 12, 2014

Consider the most likely types of natural disasters for your region and design a plan from there.

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Fire, ammonia leak shut down Cargill beef plant

Workers at the facility detected an ammonia leak at around 3:40 am and evacuated the plant.
February 7, 2014
Workers at the facility detected an ammonia leak at around 3:40 am and evacuated the plant.
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Food Safety

Automated cleaning and sanitation saves time, produces better results

CIP and COP systems benefit from automated washing systems that make use of spraying equipment matched to the right chemical media.
February 7, 2014
With FSMA in place and many processors seeking GFSI certifications, effective cleaning and sanitation are more important than ever.
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Technology Sourcebook

LED signaling system

January 10, 2014
Designed for doors, docks and machines, the BTR Controls Illumadoor LED signaling system is comprised of LED strip lights and a combination power supply junction box.
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Rockwell Automation Fair offers up-close look at trends in automation and process control

Global population growth means great challenges, but also great opportunity.
November 25, 2013

Improving asset utilization and innovation while managing risk will allow industry leaders to thrive.

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OSHA fines NY Tyson facility for repeated safety violations

Investigators say electrocution, fall, and burn risks were too high at the plant.
November 20, 2013
Investigators say electrocution, fall, and burn risks were too high at the plant.
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Maltodextrin: Are you prepared for dust explosions?

Maltodextrin is a useful additive, but it comes with some plant safety risks.
November 12, 2013

Handling mistakes can result in dust explosions.

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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Catch a preview of the Powder and Bulk Show in this April 2014 edition of Food Engineering. Also, be sure to check out a coffee stick making a real stir and a major advancement in the the pet food industry.
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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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