Chemical Process Safety

Chemical Process Safety

Learning from Case Histories

3rd Edition - October 20, 2004

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  • Authors: Roy E. Sanders, Roy E. Sanders
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080476483

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Description

Gives insight into eliminating specific classes of hazards, while providing real case histories with valuable messages. There are practical sections on mechanical integrity, management of change, and incident investigation programs, along with a long list of helpful resources. New chapter in this edition covers accidents involving compressors, hoses and pumps.

Key Features

  • Stay up to date on all the latest OSHA requirements, including the OSHA required Management of Change, Mechanical Integrity and Incident Investigation regulations
  • Learn how to eliminate hazards in the design, operation and maintenance of chemical process plants and petroleum refineries
  • World-renowned expert in process safety, Roy Sanders, shows you how to reduce risks in your plant
  • Learn from the mistakes of others, so that your plant doesn't suffer the same fate
  • Save lives, reduce loss, by following the principles outlined in this must-have text for process safety. There is no other book like it!

Readership

Employees of the chemical manufacturing industries, petroleum refineries, specialty chemical industries, engineering companies and consultants who serve the chemical and petroleum industries, and academics interested in including process safety into their curriculums

Table of Contents

  • 1. Perspective, Perspective, Perspective
    2. Good Intentions
    3. Focusing on Water and Steam: The Ever-Present and Sometimes Evil Twins
    4. Preparation for Maintenance
    5. Maintenance-Induced Accidents and Process Piping Problems
    6. One-Minute Modifications: Small Quick Changes in a Plant Can Create Bad Memories
    7. Accidents Involving Compressors, Hoses, and Pumps
    8. Failure to Use, Consult, or Understand Specificiations
    9. “Imagine If” Modifications and Practical Problem Solving
    10. The Role of Mechanical Integrity in Chemical Process Safety
    11. Effectively Managing Change Within the Chemical Industry
    12. Investigating and Sharing Near Misses and Unfortunate Incidents
    13. Sources of Helpful Information for Chemical Process Safety

Product details

  • No. of pages: 342
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Gulf Professional Publishing 2004
  • Published: October 20, 2004
  • Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080476483

About the Authors

Roy E. Sanders

Sanders recently retired from PPG Industries in Lake Charles, LA. Roy worked for PPG for 42 years and specialized in Process Safety fundamentals since 1974. He is associated with the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, and is a member of the editorial boards of both the AIChE’s Process Safety Progress and Putman’s Chemical Processing. He has taught brief process safety courses across the USA, as well as, Bahrain, Canada, India, the Netherlands Saudi Arabia and Taiwan.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chemical Engineer and freelance Process Safety Consultant

Roy E. Sanders

Sanders recently retired from PPG Industries in Lake Charles, LA. Roy worked for PPG for 42 years and specialized in Process Safety fundamentals since 1974. He is associated with the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, and is a member of the editorial boards of both the AIChE’s Process Safety Progress and Putman’s Chemical Processing. He has taught brief process safety courses across the USA, as well as, Bahrain, Canada, India, the Netherlands Saudi Arabia and Taiwan.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chemical Engineer and freelance Process Safety Consultant

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