Tag Archives: Emergency Action Plan

Opinion: Why many Safety Programs fail to get results

The question that vexed me Over the past few years as a traveling PSM auditor I was exposed to hundreds of different safety programs. There were small, flat organizations with dozens of workers and large international conglomerates with thousands of … Continue reading

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Shock to the system

The CSB just released a video on theĀ August 23, 2010 Alabama ammonia release. While not perfect, it is a worthwhile video to watch as it might just make you question how you should deal with the type of power-failure issues … Continue reading

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Does your Emergency Action Plan provide for your employees in the event of a plant evacuation?

A northern Kentucky food processing plant experienced an ammonia leak that forced the evacuation of about 160 workers. The employees sat in groups on the lawn outside the building waiting to get belongings like car keys for nearly 11 hours. … Continue reading

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