Wilson Award Finalist Spotlight Video: Sealing Up Safety at Woodward

By: Corporate Communications
May 16, 2017


2017 Stephen R. Wilson Excellence in Safety Award Finalist

Sealing Up Safety
Woodward Nitrogen Complex

Putting a flange together correctly is critical to safe and reliable operations. It prevents environmental releases and fire hazards. A flange failure can be catastrophic. That was nearly the case in 2015 at the Woodward Nitrogen Complex when a flange failed, resulting in a hydrogen fire. That incident caused the team at Woodward to change their approach completely and create a new standard to improve flange closures from start to finish. Watch the video to see how the Woodward team is Sealing Up Safety.