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Main Title What went wrong? : case histories of process plant disasters and how they could have been avoided /
Author Kletz, Trevor A.
Publisher Gulf Professional Pub.,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 311788914
ISBN 9781856175319 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1856175316 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Subjects Chemical plants--Accidents.
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ELBM  TP155.5.K54 2009 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 11/19/2012
Edition 5th ed.
Collation xxxii, 608 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Preparation for maintenance -- Modifications -- Accidents said to be due to human error -- Labeling -- Storage tanks -- Stacks -- Leaks -- Liquefied flammable gases -- Pipe and vessel failures -- Other equipment -- Entry to vessels -- Hazards of common materials -- Tank trucks and cars -- Testing of trips and other protective systems -- Static electricity -- Materials of construction -- Operating methods -- Reverse flow, other unforeseen deviations, and hazop -- I didn't know that ... -- Problems with computer control -- Inherently safer design -- Reactions : planned and unplanned -- Maintenance -- Entry into confined spaces -- Changes to processes and plants -- Changes in organization -- Changing procedures instead of designs -- Materials of construction (including insulation) -- Operating methods -- Explosions -- Poor communication -- I did not know ... -- Control -- Leaks -- Reactions : planned and unplanned -- Both design and operations could have been better -- Accidents in other industries -- Accident investigation : missed opportunities -- An accident that may have affected the future of process safety.