Boiler Safety Articles

Manual Handling Safety Training

Manual Handling Safety Training

Manual handling refers to any activity that requires us to use force to lift, push, pull, carry, or move in any other way a moving or non-moving object. Each year a large percentage of Lost Time Injuries (that is injuries that resulted in one or more full shifts to be lost) were manual handling injuries.  This percentage represents a significant …

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Boiler Grit Arrestor Working Principle

Boiler Grit Arrestor Working Principle

Boiler Grit Arrestor Working Principle: Ensuring Efficient Boiler Operation In the world of industrial and commercial boilers, ensuring their optimal performance is crucial for a wide range of applications. One key component that plays a significant role in this process is the boiler grit arrestor. This article will delve into the working principle of a boiler grit arrestor, its importance …

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Electrical Hazards in the Workplace

Electrical Hazards in the Workplace

The use of electricity is a vital ingredient of many of the production and support operations performed on-site.  In today’s modern-day environment, we are literally surrounded by electricity.  It is important that we protect ourselves from its potential hazards, as electricity is an unseen danger that cannot easily be detected with our human senses.  Electricity can’t be seen or smelt, …

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Incident Accident and Reporting of Near Misses

Incident Accident and Reporting of Near Misses

It is important that reporting accidents and near-misses are important for several reasons. It allows for proper medical treatment to be given to those who are injured, helps identify hazards that need to be addressed to prevent future accidents, and can also assist in the investigation of the incident to determine the cause and how to prevent similar incidents from …

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Burner Management System BMS

Burner Management System BMS

A burner management system (BMS) is a control system that is used to monitor and regulate the operation of burners in industrial processes such as Boilers, power plants, chemical plants, and oil refineries. The BMS is responsible for ensuring that the burners are operating safely and efficiently, and it can be used to monitor a variety of parameters, including fuel …

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Portable Fire Extinguishers

Fire Extinguishers Use

Almost all fires are small in their incipient stage and can be put out quickly in the hands of a trained person, portable fire extinguishers are great tools to protect people and property from fire during the early stages if the proper firefighting equipment is available. When using an extinguisher or selecting an extinguisher to install it’s important to know …

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Soot Blower in Boiler Fixed & Rotary Soot Blowers

Fixed position rotating soot blower Diamond company

Large Boilers in power plants are fitted with soot blowers, which are tools to keep the outside surface of the tubes clean and free from material or ash that would have a detrimental effect on the heat transfer surface. The blowing fluid is generally steam and the frequency of operation depends upon the type of fuel being used. The flue …

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Boiler Preservation Methods Dry and Wet

Boiler Preservation Methods

Boiler preservation is required when boiler is out of service or in shutdown condition for a long period to protect boilers internal surface from corrosion and atmospheric oxygen. There are two types of boiler preservation methods each of them is used in specific conditions. Wet preservation of boiler Dry preservation of boiler Boiler preservation through nitrogen method is also used …

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Boiler inspection Procedure requirement and Recommendations

Boiler inspection

Pressure vessels and Boiler Inspection are done to determine the amount of maintenance required to have equipment operate properly until the next turnaround. A comprehensive equipment history must be maintained that includes conditions found during inspection and testing, maintenance work done, changes made, and date of each. ASME Code Standards require boiler inspection to be done at least every year. …

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Welding and cutting safety

Welding and cutting safety hazard procedure

Many hazards are associated with welding and cutting safety, but as in any other operations they can be controlled by appropriate preventive measures. Unless these measures are taken, the hazardous situations can easily give rise to personnel injury and/or material damage. Welding and cutting hazard examples are:- Electric shock Fumes and gases Welding sparks Arc rays Confined space General work …

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How to increase boiler efficiency without any investment

increase boiler efficiency

Boiler engineers can increase boiler efficiency up to 10% without even spending any penny or up to 15% with spending some money. Take these steps on your steam boiler and you can save a lot of energy, fuel, and money.  25 ways to increase boiler efficiency Control excess air in your boiler. A 5% Reduction in the Excess air can …

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Pressure Safety Valve theory and PSV Valve Mechanism

Boiler safety valve psv

Pressure Safety valve or PSV Valve is the most important valve on a boiler used to relief excess pressure to atmosphere let’s see how psv valve is important, Let’s discuss about Pressure safety valve theory installation rules and PSV valve mechanism, Sv setting, testing and the types. Purpose and safety PSV Valve The maximum allowable working pressure (MAWP) for the …

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