Safety and Security Review for the Process Industries

Author: Dennis P. Nolan
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 081551963X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book describes the application of major safety reviews used in the process industries (principally petroleum, petrochemical, chemical industries, nuclear installations, utility systems, and medical facilities). It provides guidance on qualitative hazard analyses, specifically for PHA (Preliminary Hazard Analysis), What-If, and HAZOP (Hazard and Operability) for review teams. OSHA and EPA as well as national governments all over the world, require industry to conduct these reviews to help prevent major catastrophic fire, explosions and oil spillages. In 2007, the Department of Homeland Security in the United States issued new standards with regard to the security of chemical facilities. This new edition documents how the methodology and procedures used for the hazard reviews can be adopted and applied for Security Vulnerability Analysis (SVA).

Fire Fighting Pumping Systems At Industrial Facilities

Author: Dennis P. Nolan
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 9781437744729
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Written from the perspective of industrial users, this is the only book that describes how to install an effective firewater pumping system in a pragmatic and budget-conscious way rather than with purely the regulatory framework in mind. Based on the wide-ranging industrial experience of the author, this book is also the only one that deals with the particular risks and requirements of off-shore facilities. This book takes the reader beyond the prescriptive requirements of the fire code (NFPA, UL) and considers how to make the best choice of design for the budget available as well as how to ensure the other components of the pumping system and supporting services are optimized. The only alternative to guides written by regulatory enforcement bodies, this book is uniquely practical and objective – demonstrating how and why the standards need to be met Covers a wide range of industries, including those with exceptional requirements such as off-shore petroleum facilities and chemical plants Written by someone who has been responsible for the safety of large numbers of workers and billions of dollars worth of equipment, for those in similarly responsible positions

Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles for Oil Gas Chemical and Related Facilities

Author: Dennis P. Nolan
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 0128160039
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles for the Oil, Gas, Chemical, and Related Facilities, Fourth Edition, discusses high-level risk analysis and advanced technical considerations, such as process control, emergency shut-downs, and evaluation procedures. As more engineers and managers are adopting risk-based approaches to minimize risk, maximize profits, and keep operations running smoothly, this reference encompasses all the critical equipment and standards necessary for the process industries, including oil and gas. Updated with new information covering fire and explosion resistant systems, drainage systems, and human factors, this book delivers the equipment standards needed to protect today’s petrochemical assets and facilities. Provides tactics on how to revise and upgrade company policies to support safer designs and equipment Helps readers understand the latest in fire suppression and explosion risks for a process plant in a single source Updates on how to evaluate concerns, thus helping engineers and managers process operating requests and estimate practical cost benefit factors

Guidelines for Process Hazards Analysis PHA HAZOP Hazards Identification and Risk Analysis

Author: Nigel Hyatt
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420039603
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This unique manual is a comprehensive, easy-to-read overview of hazards analysis as it applies to the process and allied industries. The book begins by building a background in the technical definition of risk, past industrial incidents and their impacts, ensuing legislation, and the language and terms of the risk field. It addresses the different types of structured analytical techniques for conducting Process Hazards Analyses (PHA), provides a "What If" checklist, and shows how to organize and set up PHA sessions. Other topics include layout and siting considerations, Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (FMEA), human factors, loss of containment, and PHA team leadership issues.

50 Schl sselideen Chemie

Author: Hayley Birch
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662485109
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Chemie nimmt in unser aller Leben eine zentrale Rolle ein. Wie funktioniert ein Silicium-Chip? Wie können wir Naturprodukte nutzbar machen, um menschliche Krankheiten zu bekämpfen? Wie ist das Leben entstanden – und können wir es im Labor künstlich neu erschaffen? 50 Schlüsselideen Chemie ist ein spannender Führer in die Welt der Chemie, der diese und viele weitere Fragen beleuchtet. Von den Molekülen, die einst das Leben selbst in Gang setzten, über die Brennstoffe, die unsere moderne Welt antreiben, bis hin zur Nanotechnologie und den molekularen Geheimnisse des Gehirns eröffnet die chemische Forschung nicht nur faszinierende Einblicke in den Ursprung des Lebens, sondern verändert auch unseren Alltag ständig weiter. In 50 kurzen Kapiteln widmet sich dieses ansprechende Buch einem breiten Spektrum von Themen, das von den Erklärungsansätzen der großen Chemiker bis zu den neuesten Forschungsmethoden reicht. Zeitleisten zeigen für jede Entwicklung das Umfeld auf. So erfahren Sie alles, was Sie über die wichtigsten Konzepte der Chemie in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart wissen müssen.