Chemicals Northwest Summer Edition

The Summer 2019 edition of Chemicals Northwest “Elements” is out now and Zulu Joint Integrity are featured on page 28 as a new member of Chemicals NorthWest – an established business network wholly owned by the Chemical Industries Association.

Chemicals Northwest

We are very proud to be the newest member of Chemicals Northwest. Chemicals Northwest (CNW) is an industry-led cluster organisation that works with the chemistry-using industries of the North West of England and surrounding area. It is funded by company members and is part of the Chemical Industries Association. We look forward to supporting the

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Full week ahead in Scotland…

Brewers and distillers handle flammable and explosive materials so are subject to law in the form of Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH) and DSEAR 2002 Regulations. Employers have a duty to ensure that the workplace is safe from fire and risk of explosion. The UK distillery industry has sadly witnessed several incidents

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Joint Integrity Management holds no boundaries

Joint Integrity Management holds no boundaries and isn’t exclusive – whether industry specific or by geographical locations. Today we are travelling to Italy to discuss how our services can help support regional petrochemical assets to reduce their environmental impact and achieve a safe and timely, leak free start-up of plant – improving safety, environmental and

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This week we are pleased to have successfully delivered joint integrity training to Peter Williams from Pembrokeshire – our first ReAct training candidate of 2019… Here we see Peter at our new training and assessment centre in Bridgend, South Wales. The Welsh Assembly Government ReAct Fund is available to people who live in Wales and

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The Times They Are A-Changin’ …..

“It’s almost ten years since I founded Zulu and over that time our business has witnessed many changes in industry. But over the last 18 months I can honestly say that the UK steel and metals industry has undertaken a significant step change in attitude and behaviour to joint integrity of bolted joints. Traditionally, the

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Last week we traveled to Venice where we have successfully delivered EN1591-4:2013 standard joint integrity training to a delegation of Italy’s premier gasket manufacturer – CF Service It was encouraging to see such high standards of best practice being undertaken by all the delegates.


October see’s us delivering BSEN1591-4:2013 training across the UK to top tier COMAH sites within the chemical industry as well as oil terminals and bulk fuel storage depots. Great interaction and attitude from all candidates and a very positive stance from senior management regarding the subject of joint integrity for bolted joints – particularly in

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The most used phrase we hear by far in industry….

“We’ve always done it this way”. It may be so, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s been done correctly for the past number of years (or longer!) – and it wont really cut it during an accident or environmental investigation whereby loss of containment and injury was a direct result of lack of control

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