Can air pollution affect tear film stability? a cross-sectional study in the aftermath of an explosion accident
- Work Accidents and Professional Diseases. Hauptmann, Doru // Analele Universitatii 'Eftimie Murgu';2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p139
The major accident is defined as "any event occurred, like an emission of dangerous materials or agents, which emerges from uncontrolled evolutions along the exploitation of any objective that leads to the immediate or delayed occurrence of serious dangers with impact over human health or over...
- Minimizing the risk of explosion in the battery room. Bond, Josh // Modern Materials Handling;Dec2013, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p16
The article offers advice on reducing the risk of explosion in battery rooms. Batteries, mounting racks, cabinets and floors must be routinely checked for leaking electrolyte, corrosion and sulfuric acid. Bill Rubenzer, vice president of Storage Battery Systems, said most electric lift truck...
- Blasts in Turkish Capital -Search & rescue teams recover 9 bodies in second blast at industrial zone. // Journal of Turkish Weekly;1/31/2011, p19
Brief information is given about the February 3, 2011 explosions in Ankara, Turkey's industrial zone and search and rescue efforts which have recovered nine bodies.
- Chemical tanks explode at design factory in Maldon. // Loss Prevention Bulletin;Apr2011, Issue 218, p3
The article reports on the explosion of two phosphorus tanks during a fire at Sil-Die factory in Maldon, England on February 8, 2011.
- Man dies and another hurt in Rotherham plant explosion. // Loss Prevention Bulletin;Apr2011, Issue 218, p3
The article reports on an explosion at a waste recycling plant in Rotherham, England on January 11, 2011 which resulted to the death of a 42-year-old man and injury of a 50-year-old man.
- Three Killed in Explosion at Turkish Oil Field. // Journal of Turkish Weekly;2/14/2011, p49
Brief information is given about a February 17, 2011 explosion at the Selmo oil field in Turkey's Batman province that killed three workers at the Turkish Petroleum Corporation's oil production facility.
- The Donora fluoride fog: A secret history of America's worst air pollution disaster. Bryson, Chris // Earth Island Journal;Fall98, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p36
Recalls the 1958 industrial air pollution accident which was caused by fluoride emissions from Donora Zinc Works and steel plants owned by the United States Steel Corp. in Donora, Pennsylvania. Casualties from the incident; Disappearance of vital records of the Donora investigation from Public...
- Occupational Exposures to Air Contaminants at the World Trade Center Disaster Site--New York, September-October, 2001. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/31/2002, Vol. 51 Issue 21, p453
Assesses the occupational exposures to air contaminants and suspected presence of toxic materials in the rubble file following the collapse of the World Trade Center buildings in New York City on September 11, 2001. Toxic substances at the site; Total number of asbetos samples that were...
- Discharge accident puts 2,600 litres of low level waste in firth. // Professional Engineering;10/7/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 17, p14
The article reports that about 2,600 litres of low-level waste from the Hunterston B nuclear power plant has been released by accident into the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. It mentions that the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) has issued the company with a final warning and a...