|Document ID (ISN)||102167|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Guidance Note PM 84
Health and Safety Executive
||Control of safety risks at gas turbines used for power generation
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., May 2003. 12p. 22 ref. Price: GBP 7.00.
||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.
||United Kingdom; plant safety organization; electric power generation; gas turbines
||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
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Pressure vessels and systems
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
||Power generation and distribution