Process Technology: Safety, Health, and Environment / Edition 3

Process Technology: Safety, Health, and Environment / Edition 3

by Charles E. Thomas
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111036357

ISBN-13: 9781111036355

Pub. Date: 02/08/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


A full range of safety, health and environmental issues that relate to the process industry are thoroughly covered in this newly updated text. Process Technology: Safety, Health and Environment, 3rd edition includes new material such as responding to the use of weapons of mass destruction, hurricanes, tornados, and other natural disasters along with a

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A full range of safety, health and environmental issues that relate to the process industry are thoroughly covered in this newly updated text. Process Technology: Safety, Health and Environment, 3rd edition includes new material such as responding to the use of weapons of mass destruction, hurricanes, tornados, and other natural disasters along with a comprehensive discussion on conducting a job hazard analysis. New safety problems, line-drawings, study/review questions and instructor directed applications that enhance learning and retention of new text material while integrating safety, science and theory with process equipment and systems. The addition of a thorough review of hazards associated with operating systems common to the chemical industry will make this book an invaluable resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111036355
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
943,204
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


1. Introduction to Process Safety. 2. Hazard Classification. 3. Routes of Entry and Environmental Effects. 4. Gases, Vapors, Particulates, and Toxic Metals. 5. Hazards of Liquids. 6. Hazardous Chemical Identification: Hazcom, Toxicology, and Dot. 7. Fire and Explosion. 8. Electrical, Noise, Heat, Radiation, Ergonomic, and Biological Hazards. 9. Safety Permit Systems. 10. Personal Protective Equipment. 11. Engineering Controls. 12. Administrative Controls. 13. Regulatory Overview: OSHA, PSM, EPA, NFDA, and DOT. 14. HAZWOPER. 15. Process System Hazards. 16. Weapons of Mass Destruction, Hurricanes, and Natural Disasters. Glossary. Index.

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