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Document ID (ISN)65769
CIS number 95-2220
ISBN(s) 0-8169-0655-6
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Title Ammonia plant safety and related facilities
Bibliographic information American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 345 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017, USA, 1994. 312p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Presentations and subsequent discussions from a symposium held in Orlando, Florida, USA in 1993. In addition to several papers on the causes and prediction of equipment failure, there are three dealing explicitly with occupational safety. "Management of safety on major turnarounds" describes the administrative and technical methods used to safety shut down, modify and restart chemical plants. "Training CPI [chemical process industry] workers to comply with OSHA [US Occupational Safety and Health Administration] regulations" emphasizes the importance of developing employee competence and documenting work procedures. "Application of HAZOP [hazard and operability] analyses" deals with safety analysis in a large 20-year-old ammonia plant in Europe.
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; ammonia; total loss control; explosion prevention; plant safety supervision; plant and process modifications; safety programmes; fertilizer industry; major hazards
Descriptors (secondary) description of technique; conference
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Safety supervision
Safety programmes
Chemical industry
Major hazards
Inorganic substances