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Document ID (ISN)50017
CIS number 88-1139
ISBN(s) 0-85295-167-1
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kletz T.A.
Title Cheaper, safer plants - or wealth and safety at work: Notes on inherently safer and simpler plants
Bibliographic information The Institution of Chemical Engineers, 165-171 Railway Terrace, Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 3HQ, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 1985. 120p. Illus. Bibl.
Abstract This work, part of the Hazard Workshop Module series, is aimed at university students and those attending in-house training courses in the chemical industry. Contents: the concept of inherent safety; examples of inherent safety in various industries; how to do inherently safe design; measurement of inherent safety; simpler plants; the possibility of going too far in removing risk; notes on accident investigation (including an "Atlas of Safety Thinking" that demonstrates safety ideas through some simple diagrammes).
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; total loss control; safety by design; hazard evaluation; safety training in industry; training manuals
Descriptors (secondary) accident investigation; manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Chemical industry
Risk evaluation