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Document ID (ISN)60820
CIS number 93-1666
ISBN(s) 0-85295-248-8
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Barton J., Rogers R.
Title Chemical reaction hazards
Bibliographic information Institution of Chemical Engineers, Davis Building, 165-171 Railway Terrace, Rugby CV21 3HQ, Warwickshire, United Kingdom, Apr. 1993. vi, 184p. Illus. 130 ref. Index. Price: GBP 32.00.
Abstract Guide to the assessment of chemical reaction hazards for persons responsible for designing and operating chemical plant and processes, in the context of the UK Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. Contents: introduction (background, legislation, assessment strategy); process assessment and process definition; techniques for evaluating chemical reaction hazards; interpreting data with respect to process operation and plant design; process risk analysis; selecting and specifying a basis of safety; general hazards of plant operation; operating procedures and instructions; glossary; references; appendices (example of the use of HAZAN; assessing fire and explosion hazards in a simple batch reactor; typical table of contents for the technical description of a process).
Descriptors (primary) chemical reactions; chemical processes; fire prevention; explosion prevention; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) exothermic reactions; chemical industry; glossary; replaced; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation