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Document ID (ISN)52045
CIS number 89-1340
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Title Nomenclature for hazard and risk assessment in the process industries
Bibliographic information The Institution of Chemical Engineers, Geo. E. Davis Building, 165-171 Railway Terrace, Rugby CV21 3HQ, United Kingdom, 1985. (reprinted 1988). 48p. 19 ref. Price: GBP 5.25.
Abstract 138 terms are discussed under the headings "hazard and risk", "consequences" (explosions, fires, toxic substances), "release and dispersion" (mechanisms of releases, behaviour of releases, dispersion), "assessment techniques" (general terminology, hazard identification methods, analytical techniques, quantification of event frequency, quantification of event consequences) and "criteria".
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; major hazards; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) fire; explosions; glossary; replaced; neighbourhood protection
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Chemical industry
Major hazards