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Document ID (ISN)69123
CIS number 97-941
ISBN(s) 0-85295-341-0
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Barton J., Rogers R.
Title Chemical reaction hazards
Bibliographic information Institution of Chemical Engineers, Davis Building, 165-189 Railway Terrace, Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 3HQ, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 1997. viii, 225p. Illus. 134 ref. Index.
Abstract Contents of this revised guide to the assessment of chemical reaction hazards: introduction to chemical reaction hazards, legal requirements and the 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. In appendices: case histories of incidents; example of a chemical hazard assessment; 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; accident descriptions; safety by design; legislation; glossary; 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