|Document ID (ISN)||56173|
|Convention or series no.
||Safety in the process industries
||Butterworth-Heinemann, Reed Book Services Ltd., P.O. Box 5, Rushden, Northants NN10 9YX, United Kingdom, 1990. xvi, 762p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
||This manual is divided into four main parts: Part 1 - Background information (history of process hazards and statistics on major world losses; current laws, codes and standards; meanings of health and safety terms and units and their misconception; lessons from Flixborough and four other major accidents). Part 2 - Types of hazard (electrical and other physical hazards; health hazards of harmful substances; chemical reaction hazards; flammability, fires and explosions; corrosion hazards and control; hardware hazards). Part 3 - Management, production and related topics (management for health and safety; commissioning, operation and emergency planning; safety training for process workers; personal protection in the working environment; hazards in the transfer of technology).
||occupational safety; chemical industry; major hazards; process engineering; United Kingdom
||corrosion; safety by design; electricity; fire hazards; harmful substances; maintenance; explosion hazards; manuals; safety analysis; pressure limiting devices; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; personal protective equipment; mechanical hazards; legislation; inspection; replaced; safety training in industry; role of management; transfer of technology
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Chemicals, plastics and rubber
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
Transfer of technology