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April 14, 2023
Energy Wheel Awareness Video
Energy-based hazards are often overlooked but the Energy Wheel Awareness Video can help. Learn how to use the Energy Wheel to increase hazard recognition by up to 30% during pre-job assessments.
April 12, 2023
Sleep Health and Workplace Safety
Over 50 million North Americans suffer from undiagnosed sleep apnea, which can lead to a range of problems including high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, depression, and even workplace accidents. Workers may be at risk of having this condition without even knowing it, and it could impact their ability to perform their job safely and effectively.
April 11, 2023
Starting in 2023, DACC is providing one-page bulletins that provide guidance on topics of interest and summarizes the applicable IRP references in a simple and concise format. This fact sheet provides information about importance of source identification and mitigation of Surface Casing Vent Flows/Gas Migration.

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April 4, 2023
All About Asbestos
There may be more asbestos-containing materials in energy sector than you know. Rob Carrozza discusses how workers can anticipate, assess and control the hazards of working around asbestos-containing materials and review common industry accepted practices for the handling and removal of asbestos.
February 24, 2023
Storage Tank Becomes Brittle and Cracks
During a visual inspection of a product storage tank, a trace of solidified product was identified, indicating a crack along the drip ring and the annular bottom plate. The tank specification called for the steel to have a minimum design metal temperature (MDMT) of -40 C but the material became brittle at lower temperatures (-15 C and below), resulting in a crack.

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