Articles Tagged with ''plant safety''

Parmalat fined under Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act

The company failed to take reasonable precautions before facility maintenance
Parmalat Canada Inc. was fined $100,000 under Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker received first and second degree burns while checking a pipe system.
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CDC: Tyson Foods chlorine gas incident due to employee language barrier

Spanish-language employee couldn’t read warnings on chemical barrels.
Tyson Foods disputes the findings, saying the employee was misidentified.
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Tequila producer finds safe, efficient way to add dry ingredients

Twin flexible screw conveyors do the heavy lifting of ingredients to the top of mixing tanks.
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The proof is in the paperwork

Processors must understand not only what materials are being moved through their plumbing systems, but how these lines are designed and laid out.
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Tech Update: Preventing dust explosions

While understanding the physics of dust explosions can require college math, using the old eyeballs and some simple cleaning tools can go a long way in preventing a catastrophe.
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New technologies boost plant safety

Plant explosions often grab the news headlines, but dust explosions in grain handling facilities and other plant mishaps don’t always make the national news.
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Mezzanine Safety Gate

Eliminating the potential for falls and other accidents associated with mezzanine loading areas, the Benko Protect-O-Gate pivot gate has a 2-part or reciprocating design.
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Interlocks

Fortress mGard trapped key interlocks mechanically safeguard dangerous machines and hazardous processes, and provide access control without the need for wiring.


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Tech Update: Filling Equipment

Faster fill times are nice, but a host of other considerations also are part of manufacturers’ value calculations. Those needs are evident in the systems being developed.
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Tech Update: Energy-Efficient Refrigeration

There’s no complacency when it comes to driving down operating costs for food companies’ refrigeration systems.
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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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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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The October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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