Plant and Personnel Safety


Includes articles on safe handling and storage of hazardous substances, avoiding dust explosions, spill response, managing overpressure and thermal runaways, fire protection, process safety management, safety instrumentation, worker training, and more (385 pages)

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CHAPTERS: Chapter 1. Safeguarding process equipment; Chapter 2. Fire protection; Chapter 3. Safe operating procedures; Chapter 4. Hazard mitigation; Chapter 5. Instrumentation and diagnostics; Chapter 6. Safety-related data and calculations; Chapter 7. Worker training and protective gear
Protect plants against overpressure Wing Y. Wong, UOP LLC
Forestall pipe bursts David Copenhaver, Lawrence Coppari and Steve Rochelle, Eastman Chemical Co.
Save pipes from bursting with a compensator Jack Boteler, Flowguard USA, and David Clucas, Flowguard Ltd.
The use of certified KR for rupture disks Jeff Scoville, Oseco
Checking up on the rupture disk holders John Reynolds, Oklahoma Safety Equipment Co. (Oseco)
Emergency relief system design: In case of fire, break assumptions Dilip Das, Bayer CropScience
Properly size pressure-relief valves for two-phase flow Ron Darby, Texas A&M University, Freeman Self, Bechtel, and Vic Edwards, Kvaerner Engineers and Constructors
Specify the right-sized relief valve Virgini Carillo, Whesso Varec
Control the differential pressure on the PRV inlet line Wing Y. Wong, WYWong Engineering
Using the ideal gas specific heat ratio for relief-valve sizing Aubry Shackelford, Berwanger
Safe scaleup of exothermic reactions Jasbir Singh, Hazard Evaluation Laboratories, Inc.
Avoiding runaway reactions Bob Venugopal, Chilworth Technology
Runaway reactions: Ignore the chemistry at your peril David Leggett, Wilfred Baker Engineering
Accommodating potential reactions Edward Steve, CDI Engineering Group
Prevent thermal runaways in carbon beds Thomas Hofelich, Marabeth LaBarge and Denise Drott, Dow Chemical Co.
Don’t get burned — Know the limits of flammable and combustible fluids Mike Schmidt, EmersonProcess Management
Improve the fire protection of pressure vessels Wing Y. Wong, UOP LLC
An exercise in fire protection Fred Ashmore, International Fire Investigators and Consultants
Developing a sound safety program Raymond Jasniecki, Westinghouse Safety Management Solutions
Process safety management: Minimizing the need for shutdown John Sharland, FM Global
Zeroing in on workplace safety Michael McSherry, Foster Wheeler Environmental Corp.
Incident analysis can lighten the PSM burden Edward Clark, HSB Reliability Technologies
Engineering process safety Ian Sutton, Fluor Daniel
Enhancing safety through risk management Georges A. Melhem and R. Peter Stickles, Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Viewpoints on implementing inherent safety David Mansfield, AEA Technology
Teamwork manages risks more effectively Mark Templeton, Tennessee Eastman Div., Eastman Chemical Co.
Optimizing the CPI’s most valuable safety asset Christian Jochum, Carsten Henschel and Rudiger Hofmann, Hoechst AG
Conducting a process plant safety audit Ian Duguid, Consultant
Improving plant reliability: Look beyond the usual suspects Donald Schneider, Stratus Engineering
The road to zero accidents Steve Kemp, Occidental Chemical Corp., and Jan Sieving, Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Streamline your facility’s emergency-response plans Adam Steinman, Woodard & Curran
Normalize deviation at your peril Kenneth P. Bloch and Stephanie A. Williams, Flint Hills Resources
Emergency planning: Expect the unexpected Ray Jasniecki, Washington Safety Management Solutions
Process security management: Assess the threats, control the risk Edward Marszal, Exida
Process security management: Set up your plant’s program Paul Baybutt, Primatech
Safe handling of potent compounds – Part 1 Terrence Fay and Nicholas Phillips, Lockwood Greene
Safe handling of potent compounds – Part 2 Terrence Fay, Nicholas Phillips and Jarema Kraus, Lockwood Greene
Pyrophoric materials: Handle carefully Jeff Smith, Day & Zimmerman International
Safe, efficient handling of acids – Part 1 Stanley Grossel, Process Safety & Design
Safe, efficient handling of acids – Part 2 Stanley Grossel, Process Safety & Design
Removing H2S from gas streams Gary Nagl, U.S. Filter Gas Technology Products
Extremely hazardous substances’ — A focus on safer operations George Kinsley, Environmental Resources Management
Reduce toxic hazards using passive mitigation Stefanie Flamberg, Kimberly Torti and Philip Myers, ERM-Four Elements, Inc.
Abating halogenated VOCs Robert Keller and James Dyer, DuPont Co.
Managing emissions during hazardous-waste combustion Craig Doolittle, John Woodhull and Mudumbai Venkatesh, ENSR International
VOC control: Managing hazardous waste containers Karen Hamel, New Pig Corp.
Exploring VOC control options Jeffrey H. Siegell, Exxon Research and Engineering Co.
Destroying gaseous emissions: Pick the right thermal oxidizer Mudumbai Venkatesh and John Woodhull, ENSR Corp.
Contain & control emissions of ultrapure gases Gerald Dornblaser, Bob Phillips and D. Bruce Wilson, BOC Edwards
VOC control: Thermal vs. catalytic oxidation Stan Mack, Engelhard Corp.
Design & operate flares safely Ajay Kumar, The Sapphire Group
Clearing the air about flare systems John F. Straitz III, NAO, Inc.
Safety aspects of pneumatic conveying David Mills, Consultant
Reduce electrostatic hazards Vahid Ebadat, Chilworth Technology
Dust explosions: Is your safety blanket in place? Vahid Ebadat and Chantell Laing, Chilworth Technology
Dust collection in the CPI Tom Siljkovic, TS Consulting
Protect against rotating equipment loss: Steam turbines Edward E. Clark, The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co.
Protect against rotating equipment loss: Compressors, gas turbines, engines, motors Edward E. Clark, The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co.
Safety instrumentation systems: How much is enough? Barry Lytollis, MTL, Inc.
Design safety instrumented systems with relevant data Mark Menezes, Rosemount , and Steve Brown, DuPont
Improve plant safety through advanced measurement diagnostics Mark Menezes, Rosemount, Inc.
Toxics and combustibles: Designing gas-detection systems Long Pham, Moraes/Pham & Associates, and Daniel Pryor, EIT Gas Detection Systems
Survey your options: Continuous emissions monitoring John R. White, KVB/Analect
For effective gas detection, location counts Jay J. Jablonski, HSB Professional Loss Control
Comparing catalytic vs. infrared gas monitors Alan Austin, General Monitors
Protect workers and the environment: Choosing fixed-point gas sensors Alan Austin, General Monitors
Take this safety database to heart Ian Duguid, Consultant
Estimating the lower explosive limits of waste vapors Harold L. Shelton, Con-Serve, Inc.
Quick estimates for hazardous-gas releases Ajay Kumar, Sandi Wiedenbaum and Michael Woodman, EA Engineering, Science and Technology, Inc.
Estimating hazard distances from accidental releases Ajay Kumar, The Sapphire Group
Estimate emissions from atmospheric releases of hazardous substances Ajay Kumar, EA Engineering, Science and Technology, Inc.
Solubility & Henry’s Law constants for sulfur compounds in water Carl Yaws, Praveen Bajaj, and Harman Singh, Lamar University, Ralph Pike, Louisiana State University
Solubility and Henry’s Law constants for amines in water Carl Yaws, Jack Hopper and Sunil Mishra, Lamar University
Preparing employees for spill response Karen Hamel, New Pig Corp.
Do twelve-hour shifts answer your scheduling needs Steve Mardon, Circadian Technologies, Inc.
Help workers cope with heat stress John O’Grady, American Management Systems
Suiting up for safety in hazardous workplaces James Zeigler, Thomas Neal and Norman Henry, DuPont Co.
Reusing chemical-cartridge respirators Craig Colton, 3M
Safety showers and eyewashes: Design them right Joseph Deiss, IDC Engineers
Help workers cope with heat stress John O’Grade, American Management Systems

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