HAZOP & HAZAN: Identifying and Assessing Process Industry Hazards, Fouth Edition / Edition 4

HAZOP & HAZAN: Identifying and Assessing Process Industry Hazards, Fouth Edition / Edition 4

by Trevor A. Kletz, A. Kletz Trevor
     
 

This revised edition provides the basics of applying hazard and operability study (Hazop) and hazard analysis (Hazan). Hazop is a creative but systematic method of identifying hazards in process plants. Hazard analysis is then used to quantify the risks from these hazards, and to assess how far to go in reducing them. This book is presented in easy-to-read style and… See more details below

Overview

This revised edition provides the basics of applying hazard and operability study (Hazop) and hazard analysis (Hazan). Hazop is a creative but systematic method of identifying hazards in process plants. Hazard analysis is then used to quantify the risks from these hazards, and to assess how far to go in reducing them. This book is presented in easy-to-read style and explains: what a Hazop is, who carries it out, when, and how long it should take; points to watch during a Hazop; an example of a Hazop; Hazops on flowsheets; the stages of Hazard analysis; the Fatal Accident Rate; risks to the public; estimating how often an accident will occur, with examples; and pitfalls in Hazan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560328582
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1.Hazard Identification and Assessment 2.Hazard and Operability Studies (Hazop) Appendix to Chapter 2-Some Accidents That Could Have Been Prevented by Hazard and Operability Studies 3.Hazard Analysis (Hazan) Appendix to Chapter 3- Belt and Braces 4.A Manager's Guide to Hazard Analysis 5.Objections to Hazop and Hazan Appendix to Chapter 5-Limitations on the Application of Quantitative Methods to Railway Travel 6.Sources of Data and Confidence Limits 7.The History of Hazop and Hazan Conclusions Addendum 1-An Atlas of Saftey Thinking Addendum 2-Myths of Hazop and Hazan Index

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