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Main Title Loss prevention in the process industries : hazard identification, assessment, and control /
Author Lees, Frank P.
Publisher Butterworth-Heinemann,
Year Published 1996
OCLC Number 32892034
ISBN 0750615478; 9780750615471
Subjects Petroleum chemicals industry--Great Britain--Safety measures ; Industrie pétrochimique ; Scurité du travail ; Royaume-Uni ; Petroleum chemicals industry--Safety measures ; Accidents--Prévention ; Industrie chimiques--Mesures de scurité ; Catastrophes ; Industrie pétrochimique--Grande-Bretagne--Mesures de scurité
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EKAM  TP690.6.L43 1996 v.1-3 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 07/13/2021
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation 3 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Revised edition of: Loss prevention in the process industries. 1980. Includes bibliographical references (v. 3, pages 2-503) and index.
Contents Notes
Machine derived contents note: Table of contents for Loss prevention in the process industries : hazard identification, assessment, and control / Frank P. Lees. -- Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog -- Information from electronic data provided by the publisher. May be incomplete or contain other coding. -- CONTENTS INCLUDE: Introduction -- Hazard accident and loss -- Legislation and law -- Major hazard control -- Economics and insurance -- Management systems -- Reliability engineering -- Hazard identification and safety audit -- Hazard assessment -- Plant siting and layout -- Process design -- Pressure system design -- Control system design -- Human factors in process control -- Emission and dispersion -- Fire -- Explosion -- Toxic release -- Plant commissioning and inspection -- Plant operation -- Plant maintenance and modification -- Storage -- Transport -- Emergency planning -- Personal safety -- Accident research -- Information feedback -- Safety systems -- Computer aids -- Artificial intelligence and expert systems -- APPENDICES -- Case histories -- Flixborough -- Seveso -- Mexico City -- Bhopal -- Pasadena -- Canvey Reports -- Rijnmond Report;Laboratories -- Pilot plants -- Pollution -- Noise -- Safety factors for simple relief systems -- Failure and event data -- Earthquakes -- San Carlos de la Rapita -- ACDS Transport Hazards Report -- Offshore -- Piper Alpha -- Nuclear energy -- Three Mile Island -- Chernobyl -- Rasmussen Report -- ACMH Licence Model Conditions -- HSE Guidelines on Developments Near Major Hazards -- Public enquiries -- Standards and Codes -- Institutional publications -- Information sources -- Units and unit conversions -- Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Petroleum chemicals industry Great Britain Safety measures. The process industries are growing, with corresponding increases in the quantities of hazardous materials being used. This book examines loss prevention, the avoidance of human and economic loss. It discusses computers, artificial intelligence, and disasters like Bhopal and Piper Alpha.