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DEKRA Insight Process Safety Team Helps Launch First Nano Particulate Testing Laboratory in Belgium

Wallonia, Belgium – January 5, 2017 – DEKRA Insight, a global leader in safety at work, today announced its process safety team’s participation in helping the first Nano particulate testing lab in Belgium come online.

DEKRA Insight’s process safety team from France and the Polish Laboratory ANKO helped with the installation of the 20 liter sphere which is vital to the operations and testing functions of the lab. The new nanoparticle laboratory of ISSeP (Institut Scientifique de Service Public) was opened in Colfontaine (Wallonia - Belgium). The lab allows for testing of Nano particles, specifically to their flammability and explosive nature.

Nano particles are present everywhere, especially in the industries which deal with or include fine chemicals in their products such as the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, automotive and packaging industries. This new lab allows organizations within these industries to do more detailed testing to prevent future exposures and most importantly, keep workers safe.

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About DEKRA Insight

As the global leader in safety at work, DEKRA Insight is a consultant and partner to many of the world’s largest chemical, oil and gas, transportation, utilities, pharmaceutical, and agriculture companies. With a passionate, scientific approach to transforming safety, our clients mitigate risk to their employees, assets, and reputation in a quantifiable manner–and in the process, enhance business performance.

DEKRA Insight is made up of legacy businesses BST, Chilworth, and RCI Safety and has over 500 employees in 22 offices and 16 countries. We are a service unit of DEKRA S.E., a global leader in safety since 1925 with over 35,000 employees.