Process Technology Safety, Health, and Environment / Edition 2

Process Technology Safety, Health, and Environment / Edition 2

by Ph.D., Charles E. Thomas Charles E.
     
 

ISBN-10: 1418038016

ISBN-13: 9781418038014

Pub. Date: 09/07/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Extensively rewritten, reorganized, and updated to match the curriculum standard as defined by the Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT), this Second Edition offers an easy-to-follow investigation into the entire spectrum of safety, health, and environmental concerns related to the process industry. Coherent coverage is designed to take learners

Overview

Extensively rewritten, reorganized, and updated to match the curriculum standard as defined by the Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT), this Second Edition offers an easy-to-follow investigation into the entire spectrum of safety, health, and environmental concerns related to the process industry. Coherent coverage is designed to take learners on a straightforward journey towards understanding the plethora of important regulatory issues governing today's chemical processing arena. Readers will acquire valuable process technology insight as they become acutely familiar with accident prevention, risk assessment and management, policy and procedures preparation, plant operations safety, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418038014
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/07/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Process Safety.Hazard Classification.Routes of Entry & Environmental Effects.Gases, Vapors, Particulates, & Toxic Metals.Hazards of Liquids.Hazardous Chemical Identification: HAZCOM, Toxicology, DOT.Fire and Explosion.Electrical, Noise, Heat, Radiation, Ergonomic and Biological Hazards.Operating Hazards.Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).Engineering Controls.Administrative Controls.Regulatory Overview: OSHA, PSM, EPA, NFDA, DOT

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