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

HazLoc compliance in a compact design

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

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

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

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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CSB fatal fireworks meeting to be webcast

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

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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