There are enough tragedies reported in the pages of HCB, you might think, to make it unnecessary to follow the trend here, where we are supposed to consider ‘lighter’ matters. But still, we like to think that by learning from the misfortunes of others, whatever levels of stupidity or sheer bad luck they may display, will help us manage our own activities more safely.
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Tank World 2014 saw 1,600+ attendees from across the Tank Storage industry, 50+ exhibitors, 30+ hours of free training workshops and one high-level strategic congress opened by the undersecretary of Ministry of Energy, UAE.
The sun wasn’t up yet, and the counselor was shaking my bunk vigorously. “Really?”, I groaned, peering out of one eye. Then my eye caught the towel wrapped around the rail at the end of the bunk. Oh yeah, I’d put it there the previous night, because I wanted to be awakened.
Last month’s massive explosion in Tianjin, which killed more than 100 people, generated a lot of comments along the lines of “what can you expect from China”, the assumption being that the authorities there are not as tough on safety standards as they are elsewhere in the world.