MRO Magazine

Confined Space Entry

  • BC plant workers injured in explosion during maintenance shutdown of machine

    October 10, 2014 by MRO Magazine

    Burns Lake, BC – Three mill workers were injured Oct. 9, 2014, in a fire and explosion at a northern British Columbia wood pellet plant, which was the site of a less serious explosion two years ago and was recently fined for…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    A Matter of Survival

    April 1, 2014 by Carroll McCormick

    Humans have a powerful urge to race to the rescue when someone succumbs to a hazard in a confined space. Yet that is the worst possible reaction. Proper training and equipment, teamwork, cool heads and a disciplined sense of self-preservation…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Preparing for new regs

    February 1, 2014 by BY SIMON FRIDLYAND

    Changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario (OHSA) are being introduced this year. Effective July 1, 2014, employers in Ontario must ensure that all their workers and supervisors complete a basic occupational health and safety…

  • Cleaning of tanker causes explosion that burns two

    November 27, 2013 by MRO Magazine

    Leduc, AB – Two people suffered serious burns in an explosion at a business in Leduc, Alta., on Nov. 26, 2013. RCMP said the injured employees work for Clean Harbors, an industrial services and hazardous waste business.

  • Magneto Electric adds expertise in confined space repairs

    August 14, 2012 by MRO Magazine

    Mississauga, ON – Magneto Electric, a Toronto-area provider of complete electro-mechanical sales and service, has added a new offering to its comprehensive list of services. As of July 2012, they have six fully trained confined space…

  • New ‘Ask Dave’ blog discusses gas detection issues

    July 14, 2011 by MRO Magazine

    Pittsburgh, PA — Industrial Scientific has launched a new interactive blog entitled, Ask Dave, authored by Dave Wagner, director of product knowledge at the company.