Major Hazards and Their Management

Major Hazards and Their Management

by Geoff Wells
     
 

ISBN-10: 0852953682

ISBN-13: 9780852953686

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Institution of Chemical Engineers, The

This text discusses the development of major hazards, such as fires, explosions or toxic releases. Allowing the reader to tackle tasks including better plant design and identifying and reducing the risk of hazardous incidents, this is a companion text to Hazard Identification and Risk assessment.  See more details below

Overview

This text discusses the development of major hazards, such as fires, explosions or toxic releases. Allowing the reader to tackle tasks including better plant design and identifying and reducing the risk of hazardous incidents, this is a companion text to Hazard Identification and Risk assessment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780852953686
Publisher:
Institution of Chemical Engineers, The
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Pages:
305
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction1
2Source Terms23
3Gas Dispersion33
4Fires50
5Explosions71
6Toxic Hazards95
7Mitigation and Emergency Plans110
8Process Safety Management139
9Identifying the Root Causes of Incidents170
10Major Incidents197
11Safety Audits and Sociotechnical System Review229
App. 1The Safety Assessment of an LPG Storage Site260
App. 2Workplace Health278
App. 3Root Causes280
App. 4 - Further Studies290
App. 5 - List of Acronyms296
Further Reading297
Index299

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