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Document ID (ISN)101287
CIS number 03-370
ISSN - Serial title 0304-3894 - Journal of Hazardous Materials
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pasman H.J.
Title A selection of papers from the 10th Symposium on Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in the Process Industries, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2001
Bibliographic information July 2002, Vol.93, No.1. p.ix-x, 1-154 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This special issue consists of a selection of papers presented at the 10th Symposium on Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in The Process Industries held in Stockholm, Sweden, 19-21 June 2001. Contents: framework risk assessment and decision-making strategies in dangerous goods transportation; choosing between safety, health and the environment; technological disaster, crisis management and leadership stress; site selection and building of biosafety level 4 laboratories; experimental aerosol and rain-out fraction assessment in the event of an accidental release of a pressurized liquid; investment appraisal using quantitative risk analysis; relation of cool flames and auto-ignition phenomena to process safety at elevated pressure and temperature; investigation into the explosive boiling potential of thermally stratified liquid-liquid systems; auto-ignition hazard of gas mixtures in a urea plant; auto-catalytic decomposition reactions, hazards and detection; case studies of serous accidents in metal refining plants.
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; process engineering; plant safety organization; major hazards; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; conference; safety engineering; Sweden; spontaneous combustion; urea; chemical reactions; catalysis; transport of materials; safety analysis; choice of location; metalworking industry; biological hazards; safety planning; laboratories
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceNetherlands; Sweden
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Chemical industry
Major hazards