A common problem today in the manufacturing industry is extended downtimes or increased outsourced service calls due to the inability of personnel to troubleshoot combustion systems. Yet the remedy to this problem is simple: training. For industrial settings, training is imperative to safety, success and daily efficiency; it's also required by U.S. and International Codes and Standards, find out if you're meeting these requirements.
CEC workshops educate professionals who work with fuel-fired equipment to help them create a safer work environment and keep individuals as well as their facilities in compliance with legally required codes and standards. Find out how our workshops can benefit you.
Each code has hundreds of pages covering the requirements for safe design, installation, operations, and maintenance of the respective equipment. The global economy, downsizing or right sizing has eliminated many engineering and maintenance personnel who could have stayed current with current codes. Find out what you need to know to stay safe and compliant.
When screening high pressure (below 300 psig) piping systems normally encountered within industrial steam plants, safety issues related to the design and/or installation of pipe, valves, flanges, and components used in these systems must remain a top concern. Although not an all-inclusive guide to safe practices, this article provides insights for understanding and conducting a simple screening of a steam piping system.
Training Articles Lubricated plug valves that are not being maintained Jumper wires Incorrect venting Lack of safety interlock and valve tightness testing Emergency shut off valves that are not labeled Bent or broken safety relief handles Disconnected or crimped sensing lines for safety devices