Chemical Process Safety: Learning from Case Histories

Other | August 1, 2011

bySanders, Roy E., Roy E. Sanders

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Gives insight into eliminating specific classes of hazards, while providing real case histories with valuable messages. There are practical sections on mechanical integrity, management of change, and incident investigation programs, along with a long list of helpful resources.

New chapter in this edition covers accidents involving compressors, hoses and pumps.

* Stay up to date on all the latest OSHA requirements, including the OSHA required Management of Change, Mechanical Integrity and Incident Investigation regulations.
* Learn how to eliminate hazards in the design, operation and maintenance of chemical process plants & petroleum refineries.
* World-renowned expert in process safety, Roy Sanders, shows you how to reduce risks in your plant.
* Learn from the mistakes of others, so that your plant doesn't suffer the same fate.
* Save lives, reduce loss, by following the principles outlined in this must-have text for process safety. There is no other book like it!

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Gives insight into eliminating specific classes of hazards, while providing real case histories with valuable messages. There are practical sections on mechanical integrity, management of change, and incident investigation programs, along with a long list of helpful resources. New chapter in this edition covers accidents involving com...

Sanders recently retired from PPG Industries in Lake Charles, LA. Roy worked for PPG for 42 years and specialized in Process Safety fundamentals since 1974. He is associated with the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, and is a member of the editorial boards of both the AIChE's ...

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Format:OtherDimensions:342 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 1, 2011Publisher:Gulf Professional PublishingLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Perspective, Perspective, Perspective; Good Intentions; Focusing on Water and Steam: The Ever-Present and Sometimes Evil Twins; Preparation for Maintenance; Maintenance-Induced Accidents and Process Piping Problems; One-Minute Modifications: Small Quick Changes in a Plant Can Create Bad Memories; Accidents Moving Chemicals with Compressors, Hoses and Pumps; Failure to Use, Consult, or Understand Specifications; "Imagine If" Modifications and Practical Problem Solving; The Role of Mechanical Integrity in Chemical Process Safety; Effectively Managing Change within the Chemical Industry; Investigating and Sharing Near-Misses and Unfortunate Accidents; Sources of Helpful Information for Process Safety