Handbook of Leak, Spill and Accidental Release Prevention Techniques - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815512967, 9780815517580

Handbook of Leak, Spill and Accidental Release Prevention Techniques

1st Edition

Editors: Robert Noyes
Authors: Robert Noyes
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815512967
eBook ISBN: 9780815517580
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1992
Page Count: 511

Institutional Access


Provides technical guidance to prevent leaks, spills, or other accidental releases of hazardous substances from fixed facilities.


Industrial hygienists and safety engineers throughout industry.

Table of Contents

  1. Regulations and Codes 1.1 Federal Regulations 1.2 Technical Codes 1.3 National Codes and Standards
  2. Process Hazards Controls 2.1 Control Characteristics of the Process 2.2 Flow Measurement and Control 2.3 Pressure Control 2.4 Temperature Control 2.5 Quantity Control 2.6 Mixing 2.7 Composition Control
  3. Equipment Hazards Control 3.1 Materials of Construction 3.2 General Equipment Failure Modes 3.3 Vessels 3.4 Piping, Fittings, and Valves 3.5 Process Machinery 3.6 Instrumentation and Control
  4. Secondary Containment Controls 4.1 Flares 4.2 Scrubbers 4.3 Enclosures (Equipment and Vessels) 4.4 Piping Enclosures 4.5 Container Storage
  5. Aboveground Storage Tanks 5.1 Tank Construction 5.2 Types of Storage Tanks 5.3 Selection of Tank Type 5.4 Tank Materials 5.5 Tank Design Criteria 5.6 Drainage Control 5.7 Causes of Releases 5.8 Corrosion Control 5.9 Secondary Containment 5.10 Tank Monitoring 5.11 Overfill Protection 5.12 Volatile Organic Compounds Emissions 5.13 RCRA Regulations for Storage of Hazardous Wastes 5.14 Standards of Performance for Volatile Organix Liquid Storage Vessels
  6. Underground Storage Tanks 6.1 Regulations 6.2 Causes of Release 6.3 Systems Description 6.4 Installation 6.5 Preventing System Failures 6.6 Overfill Prevention 6.7 Vapor Recovery Systems


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About the Editor

Robert Noyes

Affiliations and Expertise

Noyes Publications

About the Author

Robert Noyes

Affiliations and Expertise

Noyes Publications