Description

This book will enable the reader to understand the fundamentals of process safety by reviewing selected case histories of process accidents in the chemical industry and the petroleum refining business. A very accessible & practical guide, the text heightens awareness, understanding and appreciation of chemical plant accidents, while providing numerous actual process case histories, along side vivid images of plant sites, fires or damaged equipment.

Details

No. of pages:
342
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Gulf Professional Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780080476483
Print ISBN:
9780750677493
Print ISBN:
9781493303021

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