This is the only book that covers containment, specifically for the process industries. This Guide covers the range of containment equipment from simple air-flow control devices to enclosures that restrict exposures to well below a microgram per cubic meter averaged over a working day. The selection of a particular containment system for a particular transfer operation can be difficult because of the wide choice available. This Guide provides a structured approach to the selection process.
Covers the legislation for containment guidelines in the US, UK, and Europe
Provides an exhaustive list of containment equipment, including chapters on maintenance and reliability
Shows the engineer how to develop a containment strategy for his/her plant
Process Engineers, Safety Engineers, Chemical Engineers, Process Plant Designers, Manufacturing Plant Designers, Safety Consultants
Introduction to the Guide; Legislation; Occupational Hygiene Aspects of Containment; Typical Industrial Operations Requiring Containment; Principles for the Design of Containment Systems; Development of a Containment Strategy; Containment Equipment Types; Control of Wastes and Emissions; Operation and Maintenance of Containment Devices; Validation; Glossary; Appendices
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- © Gulf Professional Publishing 2003
- 7th November 2002
- Gulf Professional Publishing
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Nigel Hirst is managing director of Haden Freeman, the UK's leading independent engineering company specializing in the design of research and manufacturing facilities for the following industries: chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food processing, agro chemicals, cosmetics, and healthcare. He is a Fellow of IChemE and the Engineering Council.
Author for the Institution of Chemical Engineers, United Kingdom
Martyn Ryder is a director for Extract Technology & an author for the Institution of Chemical Engineers, United Kingdom