- Complies with the recommendations of the Engineering Technology Board
- Assesses ways of recognising hazards and procedures for reducing risk in the design of processes, plant and machinery
- Provides detailed accounts of three major disasters and describes the lessons to be learnt in relation to risk management
Table of Contents
- Ever-present danger: Introduction to the principles of risk management; Ignorance is no defence: Legislation and the corporate role in managing risk; How to recognise hazards: Learning about generic industrial hazards; Human factors in risk management: Understanding why humans fail and are unreliable; Exposing hazards: Techniques to find possible risks of unacceptable failures in procedures, machines and systems; Safe enough? Methods and procedures for evaluating and reducing risk in the design of processes, plant and machinery; Inherently unsafe: Safety issues in planning a new facility; Product risk: Managing risk in the design and development process; Asset integrity: Learning about the cause and symptoms of age and decay and the need for maintenance to avoid catastrophic failures; Coping with risk: How to ensure the health and safety of people at work; Management disasters: The lessons to be learnt from two major disasters.
- No. of pages: 312
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2010
- Published: April 16, 2010
- Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
- eBook ISBN: 9781845699383
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