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Document ID (ISN)67111
CIS number 96-1445
ISBN(s) 0-85295-366-6
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Title Major hazards onshore and offshore II
Bibliographic information Institution of Chemical Engineers, Davis Building, 165-189 Railway Terrace, Rugby CV21 3HQ, United Kingdom, 1995. xi, 645p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 80.00.
Abstract Proceedings of a symposium on major hazards onshore and offshore held in Manchester, United Kingdom, 24-26 October 1995. Papers cover the following topics: development of major hazards legislation in the United Kingdom and regulations concerning offshore installations; offshore safety management and perceptions and experiences of workers; gas dispersion and explosion modelling; prevention and consequence of fire and explosions; management of safety and human factors (emergency management, human factor studies, permit-to-work systems, risk-based safety management auditing); risk analysis and hazard assessment; emergency relief, blowdown and venting.
Descriptors (primary) safety engineering; offshore oil extraction; petroleum and natural gas industry; major hazards
Descriptors (secondary) explosion venting; safety by design; United Kingdom; fire hazards; human factors; explosions; vapour clouds; computer-assisted control; results of explosions; safety analysis; pressure limiting devices; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; plant safety organization; legislation; conference; role of management; permits-to-work; fire behaviour
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Major hazards