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The Resource Chemical process safety : learning from case histories, Roy E. Sanders

Chemical process safety : learning from case histories, Roy E. Sanders

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Chemical process safety : learning from case histories
Title
Chemical process safety
Title remainder
learning from case histories
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Roy E. Sanders
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TP155.7
LC item number
.S25 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Chemical process safety : learning from case histories, Roy E. Sanders
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Chemical process safety : learning from case histories, Roy E. Sanders
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
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Content category
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Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Fourth Edition; Third Edition; Second Edition; First Edition; 1 -- Perspective, perspective, perspective; Introduction; The media rarely focuses on the benefits of the chemical industry; A glance at the history of chemical manufacturing before the industrial revolution; The modern industrial chemical industry modifies our way of living; Risks are not necessarily how they are perceived; Splashy and dreadful versus the ordinary; A specific example of splashy and dreadful versus the ordinary
  • Perceptions of risk viewed as voluntary versus involuntaryMoral versus immoral; Detectable risks versus undetectable risks; Natural versus man-made; Natural pesticides; Are we scaring ourselves to death?; Plant employee safety versus life-style choices; The chemical industry's excellent safety record; Who has the most dangerous jobs?; Dangerous jobs; How to identify dangerous jobs; Characteristic of dangerous jobs; Relative risks compared to the chemical industry jobs; What events resulted in fatal occupational injuries in 2012?; Just how dangerous is it to work in a US chemical plant?
  • How are the chemical and refinery industries doing today when it comes to major losses? And what should we do in the future?Process safety culture; References; 2 -- Good intentions; Modifications made with good intentions; A tank truck catastrophically fails; Afterthoughts on the destroyed tank truck; Siphoning destroys a tender tank; Afterthoughts on the acid tank; Tank roof splits from overfilling; A well-intended change yields a storage tank collapse; Afterthoughts on a storage tank collapse; A water drain line is altered and a reactor explodes; Afterthoughts on the steam explosion
  • An air system is improved and a vessel blows upAfterthoughts on air system; A new air system improved economics, but jeopardized safety; Another incident with nitrogen backup for a compressed air supply; Afterthoughts on incident with nitrogen backup for a compressed air supply; The hazards of nitrogen asphyxiation; Concerns for safety on a refrigerated ethylene tank; Afterthoughts on the ethylene tank; Beware of impurities, stabilizers, or substitute chemicals; Afterthoughts on impurities, stabilizers, or substitute chemicals
  • Good intentions on certain new protection systems lead to troublesA gas compressor is protected from dirt, but the plant catches fire; Afterthoughts on plant fire; A replacement check valve installed -- one detail overlooked; What was one of the immediate causes of the fire?; What did investigators recommend?; Another good intentions project: new tanks are destroyed and the neighborhood is disrupted; Introduction to terminal troubles; The explosion and fire; Tank vent treatment; Incompatible chemicals -- carbon beds and flammables; The fire scenario and the challenges
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Fourth edition.
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