News & Insights

Keep up to date with all the latest industry news from Occupli

News & Insights

Keep up to date with all the latest industry news from Occupli

Jun 11, 2024

It is evident that the safety culture in the refinery was inadequate at the time of the explosion, with a significant amount of staff lacking appropriate training and experience. Days before the explosion, gas test and manual dip tests were carried out by the...

May 21, 2024

As energy costs continue to increase, people may choose to use portable heaters in addition to their central heating systems in residential, commercial or industrial premises. Portable heaters are often more affordable to purchase and operate compared to central...

May 9, 2024

In this weeks article, we will be continuing our dust explosions series by discussing how zoning dust explosions can help assess the risk involved. In industrial settings, explosive dusts can pose a significant hazard, especially in environments where they can...

Apr 26, 2024

Introduction Combustible dust hazards pose significant risks across various industries, from manufacturing plants to food processing facilities. When fine particles are dispersed in the air at optimal concentrations, they can lead to massive explosions and fires. In...

Apr 16, 2024

What Are Dust Explosions The first blog on our dust explosion series focuses on explosive dusts and dust explosions. We will be discussing the science behind dust explosions aiming to provide a good understanding of the nature of dust explosions that may occur on your...

Apr 10, 2024

Electromagnetic fields are generated whenever electrical energy is used. The main piece of legislation which deals with electromagnetic fields is the European Parliament Directive 2013/35/EU of 26th June 2013 which sets out the minimum health and safety requirements...

Nov 13, 2023

Legionella: Management & Control What is Legionnaires’ disease and what are the health effects? Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia which can cause serious illness, particularly in those with underlying health conditions, smokers and men aged over 50...

Oct 27, 2023

Workplace ergonomics is a critical aspect of ensuring the well-being and productivity of employees in Ireland. An ergonomic workplace promotes safety and comfort, reduces the risk of musculoskeletal disorders, and enhances overall job satisfaction. In this article, we...