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Static Dangers of Road Tankers and Vacuum Trucks

Static Dangers of Road Tankers and Vacuum Trucks
Although vacuum trucks provide a fast and efficient method of removing industrial waste deposits, transferring chemicals and recovering hazardous materials, these operations are an inherently dangerous occupation.

For those responsible in providing a safe working environment in the recovery of flammable and combustible products within hazardous process industries, one of the most potentially confusing aspects is determining susceptible areas that have the potential to discharge static sparks, and installing the right solution to mitigate these risks.

This article from Newson Gale highlights international standards, challenges and considerations when specifying a static grounding system capable of mitigating the risks of an electrostatic discharge.

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Newson Gale, a HOERBIGER Safety Solutions Company, enjoys an outstanding market position in electrostatic grounding for hazardous areas. Headquartered in Nottingham, United Kingdom, the company is represented in over 50 countries around the globe. Newson...

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