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A single safety incident at a distillery is too many, and information will prevent incidents.

 

History of Distillery Incidents

 

Tuthilltown Distillery Sep 2012

Cooling water line stopped working, sending alcohol vapor into the environment

http://adiforums.com/topic/2798-fire-at-tuthilltown-spirits-ny/

 

Silver Trail, April 2015

Incorrect pressure relief valve on still

http://distilling.uberflip.com/i/700938-distiller-summer-2016/34

 

Twister Distillery, June 2014

Homemade still

https://newsok.com/article/4919580/moore-twister-distillery-engulfed-in-vodka-flash-fire-not-allowed-to-use-open-flame

 

Spring Valley Distillery, Sep 2017

Boiler fire

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/public-safety/sd-me-fire-distillery-20170926-story.html

 

BJ Hooker, Nov 2017

Immersion blender used to mix vodka

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2017/11/distillery-explosion-injures-three-workers/

 

Island Beach Distillery, Dec 2017

Still didn’t have pressure relief valve

https://patch.com/new-jersey/lacey/injuries-reported-distillery-lacey-after-explosion-report

 

Wiggle Whiskey, Jan 2018

Boiler exploded

http://www.wtae.com/article/fire-crews-responding-to-incident-at-wigle-whiskey-in-strip-district/14745227

 

Please contact eriko@distilling.com with any safety incidents that are missing.

 

Article on Fire Safety

https://www.nfpa.org/News-and-Research/Publications/NFPA-Journal/2018/March-April-2018/Features/Safe-Distilling

 

Still Operations

 

Safety Check Valve Video

 

Mixing and Pumping High Proof Spirits

 

Forklift Operations

 

 

 

 

 

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