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Krueger Sentry Gauge Family Focus- Amy, Adam, and Ali Ambrosius

03-22-12- Hello, my name is Ali.  I am 14 months young and lovin it.  My mom is pushing for me to start acting like an adult, but I say why rush it.  They want me to start talking, but when you get everything you want just by point and whining I figure why bother.   Plus, every time I cry at night someone comes in and cuddles with me.  So I figure why not try it again tomorrow night.

I am a pretty active girl with lots of hobbies.  I play Paddy Cake, I dance, and I love to play outside in the snow as much as possible except on Sundays.  Because Sunday is when the Green Bay Packers play football and I love the Packers.  All in all though, my favorite thing to do is annoy my Ma and Pa.  I got them totally figured out.  I just go looking for the two loudest objects I can find, and bang them together.  Drives them bonkers.

I know some girls are picky eaters.  My mom is super picky, but not me.  I love those goldfish crackers, but I will eat just about anything you put in front me.  I even tried “Mussels” once.  Still not sure about those…

-ALI

 

Broken Gauges? Order a Krueger Gauge with Gauge Guard

OSHA Cites Coomes Oil & Supply and Florida Rock & Tank Lines in August BP

Gas Station Explosion in St. Augustine

4:45 PM, Feb 21, 2012   |   0  comments

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced Coomes Oil & Supply Inc. has been cited in August’s explosion at a BP gas station.

According to an OSHA news release, a delivery driver for Florida Rock & Tank Lines was refilling an above-ground gasoline storage tank that had a broken gauge.

PICTURES: BP Gas Station Explosion

The tank overflowed. Vapors then combined with heat from the running delivery truck to trigger the explosion.

The OSHA inspection found that the gas station and Florida Rock & Tank Lines refilled the tank despite the inoperable liquid level gauging system.

OSHA has proposed a $70,000 fine be leveled against Florida Rock & Tank Lines along with a citation for one willful violation.

This violation is for “failing to provide the delivery driver to determine if the storage tank had enough capacity for additional gasoline.”

A “willful violation” is one committed with intentional knowing or voluntary disregard for the law’s requirements, according to the release.

In addition to Florida Rock & Tank Lines, Coomes Oil & Supply has also been issued a citation by OSHA.  Coomes Oil & Supply has been cited for failing to provide employees and delivery drivers a mean to determine the gasoline levels in the above-ground storage tank, a “serious violation” according to OSHA.

Read the rest of the story at the source here

Too often broken gauges are ignored for years, never being repaired or replaced, the underlying danger going unnoticed.  As the story above goes to prove, the danger is all to real.  Don’t ignore that broken gauge.

In order to prevent breakage and weathering to a gauge, order a Krueger Sentry Level Gauge with the optional inner Glass Calibration and Gauge Guard.  These two components, when combined, severely limit the possibility of weathering and breakage of your liquid level gauge.

News Story REblogged by Lee Geurts

http:www.ksentry.com

Krueger Sentry Gauge Family Focus – Cody and Trenton

02-22-12- Hello, my  name is Trenton. My dada Cody Schmidt works for Krueger Sentry Gauge. I am 16 months old and I weigh in at 24lbs.  My favorite Movie is Toy Story 3,  but recently I watched Ice Age, and the dinosaurs were really neat.  I am still trying to decide if I liked them or not.  (Shhh, don’t tell anyone, but they were a little scary)

I love to climb up on the couch.  It is pretty high up.  So when I get up there I like to puff up my chest, hold up my hands, and say “Ta-dah”

The other day Dad got a new pet snake.  It is a Ball Python named Violet.  I think I like her, so I walked up to the tank and said “Snake, sssssss.”  As far as introductions with snakes go, I think it went pretty good.

My favorite foods are Bananas and Apples.  I run around the house asking for them “Nana, Apple”…  And as you can see in the picture above, birthday cake is pretty awesome too.  Can’t wait for birthday number two.  More cake, yippy…

Trenton

Krueger Sentry Gauge at the Gamblers Teddy Bear Toss Game

Green Bay Gamblers deliver teddy bears

Updated: Monday, 13 Feb 2012, 6:24 PM CST
Published : Monday, 13 Feb 2012, 6:24 PM CST

GREEN BAY – The annual teddy bear toss was a giant success again this year at the Resch Center.

Fans threw the stuffed animals on the ice at Saturday’s Gamblers hockey game after the first goal.

Even though the score was eventually overturned, the ice was covered with teddy bears.

The thirteenth year was the best so far, collecting almost 7,988 animals.

Last year’s event gathered a little more than 7,000.

And Monday, those bears were delivered to children at area hospitals.

Read more at Fox 11

Krueger Sentry Gauge attends the Teddy Bear Toss Green Bay Gamblers Game:

Good times:

Lee Geurts

www.ksentry.com

Above Ground Storage Tank Registration- Delaware DNR

Deleware Department of Natural Resources

http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/tanks/Documents/AST%20forms/AST%20Registration.pdf

Aboveground Storage Tank Registration. Doc. # 40-09-03/02/07/02

Krueger Sentry Gauge can fulfill requirements 18 and 19 of the DNR Registration Form.

18. Overfill Protection (High Level Alarm, Automatic Shut-off, Mounted Sight Glass, Manual Gauge, etc.)

19. Leak Detection (Visual Monitoring, In-tank Gauging System, Interstitial Monitoring, Soil Vapor Monitoring, SIR, Non-destructive testing, etc)

Links to applicable Products in this Post

Leak Gauge

Overfill Gauge

Therma Level Gauge

Audible Alarm Accessory

Depending on your application:

Parts and Accessories to make your gauge more durable.

Blogged by:

Lee Geurts- Krueger Sentry Gauge Co., Inc.

Happy New Year from Krueger Gauge

We hope everyone had a great holiday, and I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year.

A few quick facts from Wisconsin:

  1. We did not have a price change this year, but we did vastly improve our price book.  If you want one and don’t get one soon, let us know.
  2. The Green Bay Packers are 15-1 and heading to the Playoffs.  I would like to gloat that the Lions could not even beat us with our back up QB in the game, but that kind of bragging would be premature.  Much like Suh’s silly celebration during the game when he got a sack.  I will not stoop to such lows.  Our goal is the Super Bowl.
  3. The Wisconsin Badgers are in the Rose Bowl for the second straight year.  Win or Lose, it has been a great year for them.  I will be leaving work early today so as not to miss the game.
  4. The fax machine had over a hundred orders on it this morning after our week off.  After a strong 2011 it looks like 2012 is starting off pretty good.
  5. It was below zero this morning when I came into work.  Looks like winter is finally here.  For those of you in Florida and other warm locales, when you call and tell me about your 80 degree weather it just makes me mad…  So let’s just keep that to yourself…

Happy New Year to all from all of us at Krueger Sentry Gauge.

Lee Geurts

www.ksentry.com

Pennsylvania Aboveground Storage Tank Regulations

Inspectors from the state Department of Environmental Resources are ramping up efforts to find unregistered fuel storage tanks, as one local farmer discovered when he was recently fined by the DEP because he had not obtained a permit for his 8,000-gallon tank.

Why the increased scrutiny?

According to DEP spokesman Kevin Sunday, there was no one specific instance that sparked the agency’s actions to seek out unregistered fuel tanks.

“This is something that the department has been aware of for some time,” Sunday said, “and with the winter months coming up, we wanted to get everyone on board.”

The DEP’s effort, Sunday said, “is to make sure we register both in-ground and above-ground tanks that are not currently registered.”

So in October, DEP sent letters to 1,172 fuel oil providers across the state asking them to help find unregistered tanks. Fuel distributors are required to ask the tank owner to provide a DEP-issued registration certificate before any fuel (gasoline, diesel fuel or kerosene) can be placed in the tank.

“If the distributors deliver product to an unregistered storage tank, they are also liable for any damages” that may occur if fuel escapes from a leaky tank, Sunday said.

If DEP is not aware of unregistered tanks, it cannnot conduct routine inspections on them and the tanks could pose a threat to the environment if the tank or its pipes fail.

Pennsylvania DEP is ramping up it’s AST regulations.
First off, be sure your tank is registered:
Once your tank is registered, you need to be sure that you pass regular inspections.

On page 6 of this last document, references are made to Overfill Prevention Equipment as well as Leak Detection Equipment.  Krueger Sentry Gauge offers inexpensive solutions in both cases.

Lee Geurts

Krueger Sentry Gauge Company

Prevent Costly Overfills and Leaks- Krueger Sentry Gauge

Diesel fuel leak closes UC Berkeley’s Stanley Hall

Posted: 12/11/2011 11:03:22 AM PST
Updated: 12/11/2011 09:31:07 PM PST
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A university employee posts a warning sign by Strawberry Creek after a diesel fuel spill closed…

BERKELEY — Emergency crews from five different agencies spent Sunday cleaning up a diesel fuel leak that closed UC Berkeley’s Stanley Hall and seeped into nearby Strawberry Creek.

A pump valve failure for a diesel fuel storage tank for an emergency generator in the basement of Stanley Hall is being blamed for 1,700 gallons of fuel leaking into the basement and eventually into Strawberry Creek and the San Francisco Bay, according to university spokeswoman Janet Gilmore.

A campus police officer noticed an odor of diesel fuel coming from Strawberry Creek around 7 p.m. Saturday, Gilmore said. After an investigation, employees from the Office of Environment, Health and Safety discovered the leak and closed the building, which is the largest research building on campus and home to the university’s bioengineering department.

The leak was contained by 9 p.m. Saturday but an unspecified amount of fuel seeped into Strawberry Creek through pumps in the basement of Stanley Hall.

The emergency generator tank needs to constantly hold enough gas to power the building for 24 hours should there be an emergency, Gilmore said. It’s regularly tested to be sure it’s working, and as those tests use fuel, a dedicated storage tank sends the generator a top-off.

Read More Here…

If the tank was equipped with our simple Overfill Alarm, this spill would have been detected sooner or possibly avoided altogether.  A 110 DB alarm would have signaled a problem, and helped to bring attention to the equipment failure.

To see more about the Krueger Sentry Gauge Overfill Alarm and it’s variations, visit our site.

http://www.ksentry.com/alarm.htm

-Lee Geurts

Montana DEQ – Aboveground Storage Tank Inspection

Montana DEQ – Storage Tank Inspection

Is the aboveground storage tank (AST) temporary or permanently removed from Is the aboveground tank protected from vehicle impacts by posts constructed
www.deq.mt.gov/pet/Forms/PDFS/StorageTankCkecklist.pdf

PDF is a check list provided by The Montana DEQ for AST self instpection.

Krueger Sentry Gauge can provide a high level overfill alarm (both visual and audible) to notify the person filling the tank that the fluid has reached 90 percent.  This should satisfy step eleven on the inspection shee.

See example products and documents from our website.

Level Gauge for visual indication

Overfill Alarm for audible indication

PDF for ordering instructions on gauges for the purpose of Overfill alert.

Chemical Spill Contained in Double Wall Tank

DEC Investigates Chemical Spill At LaFargeville Crowley Plant | WWNY TV 7 – News, Weather and Sports for | Watertown, NY | Local News

DEC Investigates Chemical Spill At LaFargeville Crowley Plant

Story Published: Dec 5, 2011 at 6:18 PM EST

Story Updated: Dec 5, 2011 at 6:18 PM EST

According to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 400 gallons of chemicals spilled last week at the Crowley Foods plant in LaFargeville.

No chemicals were released into the environment.

The DEC said it received a report of the spill on December 2.

The following materials leaked:

- Sodium Hydroxide
- Sulfuric Acid
- Nitric Acid

The DEC said two doublewall aboveground storage tanks leaked their chemical product into the secondary containment of their respective tank.

Plant personnel plan to pump product back into the original tanks, use the chemical up, then replace the tanks, the DEC said.

orginal story from : http://www.wwnytv.com/

ReBlogged by Lee Geurts

www.ksentry.com

Double Wall Tanks doing their Job.  Get Chemical Level Gauges / Chemical Tank Gauges from us at Krueger Gauge.

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