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Document ID (ISN)102167
CIS number 03-1341
ISBN(s) 0-7176-2193-6
Year 2003
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance Note PM 84
Health and Safety Executive
Title Control of safety risks at gas turbines used for power generation
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., May 2003. 12p. 22 ref. Price: GBP 7.00.
Abstract This guidance note is aimed at manufacturers, suppliers and operators of gas turbines (GTs) used for electrical power generation. It mentions the various hazards associated with GTs and describes ways in which they can be eliminated or prevented. Contents: fuels; hazards (leaks, ignition, explosion, noise, mechanical hazards, electric shock); risk assessment; precautions against fire; precautions against explosion; ventilation; GT purging; gas detectors; control systems; fuel supply systems; gas fuel; additional explosion precautions for liquid fuels and oils; access control; gas compressor stations; emergency procedures; limiting and preventing mechanical failures; electrical issues; electromagnetic radiation; legal requirements. Replaces CIS 01-530.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; plant safety organization; electric power generation; gas turbines
Descriptors (secondary) protection against leakage; safety guides; electromagnetic fields; prevention of access; restricted areas; ventilation; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; explosion prevention; fire prevention; material failure; mechanical hazards; data sheet; electric shock; plant safety supervision; permits-to-work; compressors
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Pressure vessels and systems
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Power generation and distribution