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Child dies in 'tragic accident' involving Peloton

Mar 19, 2021 A child has died in an accident involving a Peloton treadmill, according to a message from the company's CEO sent to owners of its Tread+ workout device.

Accident Report Detail Occupational Safety and Health

Nov 27, 2000 Employer #1 operates a pellet mill at this farming operation. The company produces alfalfa pellets for livestock feed. Employee #1 was the pellet mill supervisor at the time of his injury. Employee #1 stopped the pellet mill to clear some material from the feed tube using the stop button on the control panel.

Worker dies in accident at German Pellets in Port Arthur

Oct 20, 2017 A worker has died in an industrial accident at the German Pellets facility in Jefferson County. According to the Port Arthur Fire Department, it happened shortly before 8:00 Friday morning at the facility located at the Port of Port Arthur. According to firefighters, the unidentified worker was using a bobcat machine to remove wood pellets from

The Dangers of Wood Pellet Plant Facilities Harrington Group

Jan 09, 2014 In September 2013, another wood pellet incident was reported. This time, a dust explosion occurred at the Nature’s Flame facility in Rotoakawa, New Zealand. Also in September, an explosion incident was reported at the Anderson Hardwoods Pellet facility in Louisville, Kentucky, where at least one person was taken to the hospital with injuries.

Mill explosion declared accidental Daily Bulldog

Aug 11, 2009 STRONG The state’s Fire Marshal’s Office has declared a massive explosion which did substantial damage to the Geneva Wood Fuels wood pellet mill to be the result of an accident. The incident occurred at 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 8, with local fire departments scrambling to respond after an explosion, which is believed to have originated in the

Fire breaks out at Sampson County pellet plant :: WRAL

May 01, 2021 By Rosalia Fodera, WRAL reporter. Faison, N.C. — A fire broke out Friday at an Enviva pellet plant in Sampson County. The fire produced large

Brunswick, GA Pellet Warehouse Fire

May 03, 2021 Explosion at pellet warehouse sparks fire inside Brunswick facility. Fire crews still remain in the building putting the last of the fire out. The fire has been burning for roughly 12 hours now.

Accident Report Detail Occupational Safety and Health

Nov 27, 2000 Employer #1 operates a pellet mill at this farming operation. The company produces alfalfa pellets for livestock feed. Employee #1 was the pellet mill supervisor at the time of his injury. Employee #1 stopped the pellet mill to clear some material from the feed tube using the stop button on the control panel.

Worker dies in accident at German Pellets in Port Arthur

Oct 20, 2017 A worker has died in an industrial accident at the German Pellets facility in Jefferson County. According to the Port Arthur Fire Department, it happened shortly before 8:00 Friday morning at the facility located at the Port of Port Arthur. According to firefighters, the unidentified worker was using a bobcat machine to remove wood pellets from

Mill explosion declared accidental Daily Bulldog

Aug 11, 2009 STRONG The state’s Fire Marshal’s Office has declared a massive explosion which did substantial damage to the Geneva Wood Fuels wood pellet mill to be the result of an accident. The incident occurred at 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 8, with local fire departments scrambling to respond after an explosion, which is believed to have originated in the

The dirty little secret behind 'clean energy' wood pellets

Jun 30, 2018 Last year a fire in a silo and a separate fatal accident at a German Pellets Texas storage facility prompted lawsuits. There was an explosion and fire at the Woodville plant in 2014.

Brunswick, GA Pellet Warehouse Fire

May 03, 2021 Explosion at pellet warehouse sparks fire inside Brunswick facility. Fire crews still remain in the building putting the last of the fire out. The fire has been burning for roughly 12 hours now.

4-year-old dies after being shot with pellet gun WOODTV

May 15, 2021 BLENDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 4-year-old was killed Friday evening in what Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies are describing as an acidental shooting involving a pellet gun.

The Pelleting Process CPM

The following terms are often used to measure the efficiency and quality of pellet mill operation. Friction is the difference in temperature of the feed entering the pellet mill die and the pellet being discharged from the die. The difference reflects the mechanical energy required to produce a pellet.

U.S. Pellet Plants Biomass Magazine

Jan 04, 2021 Biomass Magazine is a monthly trade publication tailored to serve companies and organizations engaged in producing and/or utilizing biomass power and heat, advanced biofuels, biogas, wood pellets and biobased chemicals. In addition to policy, regulation, project finance, technology and plant management, the publication maintains a core editorial focus on biomass logistics: generating

Environmental groups accuse Jasper County wood pellet mill

Sep 22, 2020 The groups say the mill has operated illegally for almost two years. Three environmental groups have accused Jasper Pellets, a wood pellet mill

Death of worker at Fredericton sawmill under investigation

Oct 11, 2019 WorkSafeNB is investigating the death of a worker at a sawmill in Fredericton on Thursday. Police were called to Devon Lumber on the city's north side

Athens man who lost fingers in mill accident is now bionic

May 24, 2015 Stafford, 25, lost most of his right hand in a pellet mill accident in November 2012, and without the use of his fingers, the Canon t3i 500D camera was no good to him anymore.

A plane ran off the runway at the airport in Ridgeland SC

May 06, 2021 SC wood pellet mill made people sick, neighbors say. Has it followed regulations? October 07, 2020 8:14 AM Lana Ferguson. 843-560-9209. Lana Ferguson typically covers stories in northern Beaufort

WOOD PELLET AND BIOMASS DUST FIRE AND EXPLOSION CONTROL

Feb 07, 2014 of wood pellet mills. “Base Audit, Draft Guidelines Version 2.1, Pellet Industry Addendum”. The Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) has written a report titled “Determination of Explosibility of Dust Layers in Pellet Manufacturing Plants”, which provides guidelines for assessing the risk posed by dust accumulations.

Crane topples near pellet mill News enterprise-journal

Jul 29, 2014 Officials assess the scene of the accident in which a crane toppled as it was being loaded onto a trailer. Submitted An overturned crane is seen near the construction site of the Drax Biomass pellet mill in Gloster on Monday afternoon.

Worker dies in accident at German Pellets in Port Arthur

Oct 20, 2017 A worker has died in an industrial accident at the German Pellets facility in Jefferson County. According to the Port Arthur Fire Department, it happened shortly before 8:00 Friday morning at the facility located at the Port of Port Arthur. According to firefighters, the unidentified worker was using a bobcat machine to remove wood pellets from

Crane topples near pellet mill News enterprise-journal

Jul 29, 2014 Officials assess the scene of the accident in which a crane toppled as it was being loaded onto a trailer. Submitted An overturned crane is seen near the construction site of the Drax Biomass pellet mill in Gloster on Monday afternoon.

Houston pellet plant re-opens following explosion News Break

Investigation continues to determine cause of blast that injured three employees. Pinnacle Renewable Energy has re-opened its pellet plant in Houston, but on a reduced scale. An explosion in the dryer area Nov. 25, which injured three employees, forced the closure until the damage could be assessed and dealt with and the company could reassure the provincial safety agency, WorkSafe BC, that

The dirty little secret behind 'clean energy' wood pellets

Jun 30, 2018 Last year a fire in a silo and a separate fatal accident at a German Pellets Texas storage facility prompted lawsuits. There was an explosion and fire at the Woodville plant in 2014.

Safety Warnings of Pellet Mill and Pellet Plant Operations

That cleaning pellet mill or other machines within a pellet plant while it is running or starting pellet mill while it is being serviced is a very common cause of injury and must be guarded against. One of the better methods of preventing this type of accident is to disconnect the power to that equipment and either padlock or hang a red danger

Child Killed in 'Tragic Accident' Involving Peloton

Mar 18, 2021 In a post on the company's website, Peloton CEO John Foley announced that he "recently learned about a tragic accident involving a child and the Tread+, resulting in, unthinkably, a death."

Environmental groups accuse Jasper County wood pellet mill

Sep 22, 2020 Jasper Pellets, a wood pellet manufacturing plant in Ridgeland, has committed "significant, repeated, and ongoing" violations of the Clean Air Act, three environmental groups say in a

Death of worker at Fredericton sawmill under investigation

Oct 11, 2019 WorkSafeNB is investigating the death of a worker at a sawmill in Fredericton on Thursday. Police were called to Devon Lumber on the city's north side

BMFP Brownsville Wood Pellet Plant

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New Arkansas Industrial Wood Pellet Mill Raises Green

Nov 13, 2017 He says he plans to build more pellet mills, another in south Arkansas, a few in Mississippi and possibly a mill in Maine — all of which, he says, boost local rural economies. “Highland Pellets is having a $91-million dollar economic impact in the region,” he says. “We created over 400 logging jobs with 800 more ancillary jobs.”

Athens man who lost fingers in mill accident is now bionic

May 24, 2015 Stafford, 25, lost most of his right hand in a pellet mill accident in November 2012, and without the use of his fingers, the Canon t3i 500D camera was no good to him anymore.

No Energy Technology is Accident Proof Biomass Magazine

Jun 07, 2013 The blog references these accidents in the beginning, then goes on to name particular instances of fires or accidents at any type of energy plant that uses biomass (pellet plants, small-scale CHP plants, large commercial power plants) in the world, dated back to 1985—almost fifteen examples.

WOOD PELLET AND BIOMASS DUST FIRE AND EXPLOSION CONTROL

Feb 07, 2014 of wood pellet mills. “Base Audit, Draft Guidelines Version 2.1, Pellet Industry Addendum”. The Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) has written a report titled “Determination of Explosibility of Dust Layers in Pellet Manufacturing Plants”, which provides guidelines for assessing the risk posed by dust accumulations.

Operating a pellet mill

pellet mill can be dangerous if the manufacturer’s instructions are not followed. In 2013, an employee working at a feed mill was fatally injured after using a large pry bar to clear a plugged mill—a procedure that did not conform to the manufacturer’s instructions. Hazards Factors that can lead to an accident or injury while operating a