IFW addresses E-One dealers meeting in Florida
Industrial Fire World publisher David White was no more than half a mile away from ground zero when a chemical complex responsible for one-third of the world's polyethylene production exploded in October 1989 in Pasadena, TX."I was at the plant next door teaching managers how to handle industrial emergencies," White said.White and IFW editor Anton Riecher addressed the E-One Dealers Meeting in Ocala, FL, in February on industrial emergencies depicted in their book, "Disasters Man-Made." A video of the presentation is available at the link to the left.Besides the Pasadena explosion, White detailed his participation in the response to industrial emergencies in Baton Rouge and Norco, LA. The book covers 31 industrial emergencies ranging from massive explosion and fires to fatal hazardous material events.