Major Hazards and Their Management

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780852953686
  • Publisher: Institution of Chemical Engineers, The
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Pages: 305
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 9.32 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Source Terms 23
3 Gas Dispersion 33
4 Fires 50
5 Explosions 71
6 Toxic Hazards 95
7 Mitigation and Emergency Plans 110
8 Process Safety Management 139
9 Identifying the Root Causes of Incidents 170
10 Major Incidents 197
11 Safety Audits and Sociotechnical System Review 229
App. 1 The Safety Assessment of an LPG Storage Site 260
App. 2 Workplace Health 278
App. 3 Root Causes 280
App. 4 - Further Studies 290
App. 5 - List of Acronyms 296
Further Reading 297
Index 299
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