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Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? | Part 2: Research Methodology

August 23rd, 2022

Eli Macha presented a technical paper at the 2021 RETA National Conference titled IIAR 6: Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? This blog series includes excerpts from his technical paper. Rather than simply stating the author’s opinion of in-house vs contracted work, the intent of this [blog series] is to provide accurate […]

Ammonia Week in Review | August 19, 2022

August 19th, 2022

Over Ten Tons of Fish Dead from Ammonia Spillage in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Mystery Surrounds Tons of Dead Fish Found in Polish-German River – “We are dealing with a gigantic and outrageous ecological catastrophe,” the former head of Polish Waters said. […keep reading] Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? […]

Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? | Part 1: Introduction

August 16th, 2022

Eli Macha presented a technical paper at the 2021 RETA National Conference titled IIAR 6: Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? This blog series includes excerpts from his technical paper. One of the most common questions posed to process safety consultants is, “Do I need to hire a contractor?” This [blog series] […]

Ammonia Week in Review | April 12, 2022

August 12th, 2022

Russian Bombing Leads to Ammonia Leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Russian Separatists say Ukraine Shelled Brewery, caused Ammonia Leak – Pro-Russian separatists accused Ukraine of shelling a brewery in the occupied eastern city of Donetsk on Wednesday, killing one person and triggering a leak of ammonia, Interfax news agency said. […keep reading] UPDATE […]

Ammonia Week in Review | August 5, 2022

August 5th, 2022

OSHA Deals Out $110k Fine Following Ammonia Leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Leak at Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. Facility Leads to Citations – In January 2022, an ammonia leak caused 50 workers to evacuate a Georgia poultry processing plant. According to a press release, two workers were hospitalized and one was treated […]