A large Northeastern U.S. University and their entire city were converting from fuel oil #2 to natural gas to reduce fuel costs. The university invested millions of dollars to commission a brand new powerhouse and hired an engineering firm to install all new piping, burners and combustion management systems in preparation for the change. Keeping safety as his number one priority, the Facilities Director sought out training for his entire crew since no one had ever used natural gas or the new equipment.
A leading producer of steel in the United States, Canada and Europe had a furnace explode at their Northeastern U.S. facility. The explosion damaged process equipment and injured numerous people; drawing corporate’s attention towards safety for their entire operations.