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Larson Electronics announces release of explosion proof LED headlight

March 6, 2013

Larson Electronics has announced today the release of an explosion proof LED light designed to provide powerful hands free operation and long run times combined with hazardous location regulatory compliance.


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Larson Electronics releases explosion proof and corrosion resistant LED Beacon light

February 22, 2013

Larson Electronics has announced the release of an explosion proof LED strobe light with non-metallic housing for applications where high resistance to corrosive environments is needed.


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LarsonElectronics.com announces low profile two foot explosion proof light fixture with four lamps

HazLoc compliance in a compact design
February 18, 2013

Larson Electronics has announced the introduction of a four lamp explosion proof fluorescent light designed to provide high output from a more compact fixture size. Measuring only two feet long and constructed for low profile mounting, the EPL-24-96 Low Profile Explosion Proof Fluorescent Light provides high output and hazardous location compliance in a compact and unobtrusive fixture design.


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Larson Electronics releases upgraded explosion proof LED light fixture

February 15, 2013

Larson Electronics has announced the release of an explosion proof LED light fixture with higher output second generation LED lamps. The HAL-48-2L-LED-G2 Hazardous Location LED Light provides weatherproof construction, Class 1 Division 2 approval, and improved performance through the addition of second generation LED lamps which boost output to 5,000 lumens.


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Carbine Industries ignored smaller incidents that paved way for fatal explosion

CSB releases final report on on 2011 Louisville blast
February 11, 2013

A large explosion at Carbide Industries that killed two workers and injured two others resulted from a failure by the company to investigate similar but smaller explosive incidents over many years while deferring crucial maintenance of the large electric arc furnace that blew up, according to a U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) report.


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CSB calls for tighter security at rural oil, gas sites

Two people seriously injured by explosion in Texas
January 30, 2013

A recent incident at a rural oil and gas production site in Texas that critically injured two people has the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) renewing its call for more precautions – despite the fact that the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC-TX) has declined to increase security at such sites, arguing that the number of incidents doesn’t justify it.


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Larson Electronics announces addition of magnetic mount explosion proof LED light

January 18, 2013

Larson Electronics has announced today the addition of the EPL-MB-161M-100 explosion proof LED light to its line of industrial grade explosion proof lighting. Producing 10,000 lumens and designed to provide the versatility of magnetic mounting, this light can also be used as pedestal light, allowing operators to place the unit in almost any position desired.


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CSB fatal fireworks meeting to be webcast

January 15, 2013

Want more transparency from your government agencies? How about learning of their work via a webcast? The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazardous Investigation Board (CSB) will make its public meeting in Washington, D.C. on Thursday available to all, through a webcast.


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NTSB heads to pipeline rupture in W. Virginia

December 12, 2012

A 10-member go-team from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) arrived in Sissonville, W. Virginia last night, ready to investigate the natural gas transmission pipeline rupture on Tuesday that destroyed four homes and sent several people to the hospital for smoke inhalation.


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Camfil Farr APC updates Gold Series dust and fume collectors

December 4, 2012

Camfil Farr APC has announced major updates to its popular line of Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collectors. The revamped line features a number of design changes and cosmetic enhancements plus an expanded menu of options to ensure a clean workplace in all types of industrial environments.


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