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Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? | Part 4: Outsourcing Annual Inspections

September 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. While there are always outliers, most facilities align on a couple key mechanical integrity items. What the data suggest is that there […]

Ammonia Week in Review | September 9, 2022

September 9th, 2022

Many Injured and Several in Critical Condition in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Leak in Chicago Suburb Sends 37 to Hospitals, Including Firefighters, Law Enforcement Responders – Seven people are in critical condition and several more were hospitalized after a gas leak in a northern Chicago suburb early Thursday morning caused a toxic cloud […]

Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? | Part 3: Completing Daily Rounds In-House

September 6th, 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. While there are always outliers, most facilities align on a couple key mechanical integrity items. What the data suggest is that there […]

Ammonia Week in Review | August 26, 2022

August 26th, 2022

HAZMAT Responds to an Ammonia Leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Chemical Leak at Billingsgate Fish Market Sees Fire Brigade Rush to Scene – Two fire engines and two fire rescue units rushed to Trafalgar Way where they remained on the scene until approximately 8.43pm. […keep reading] Should I Hire a Contractor or […]

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 […]