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Document ID (ISN)56070
CIS number 91-795
Year 1990
Convention or series no. CSC Technical Publication 284
Author(s) Raghavan K.V., Khan A.A.
Title Methodologies for risk and safety assessment in chemical process industries: A manual and guide book
Bibliographic information Commonwealth Science Council, Commonwealth Secretariat, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HX, United Kingdom, 1990. iii, 118p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Training manual aimed at safety engineers in the chemical process industries, particularly in developing countries. It was prepared in conjunction with the Commonwealth Workshop on Hazard assessment and disaster mitigation in petroleum and chemical process industries, held in Madras (India), Dec. 1990. Contents: chemicals and chemical hazards; hazardous unit operations and processes in chemical plants; hazard identification (fire and explosion indexing; maximum credible accident analysis; hazard and operability studies; process/system checklists); past accident analysis to establish the credibility of risk assessment techniques; hazard quantification; quantitative risk analysis and management.
Descriptors (primary) India; chemical industry; training material; hazard evaluation; major hazards; chemical processes
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; analysis of accident causes; training manuals; check lists; conference; developing countries; hazard identification
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceIndia
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Chemical industry
Major hazards
Risk evaluation