Safety in the Process Industries

Safety in the Process Industries

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Safety in the Process Industries aims to ensure the safety of people involved in process plants, especially those who face its immediate hazards and dangers. The book is divided into four parts. Part I covers topics such as the history of process hazards and attitudes in health and safety; laws concerned with the health and safety in the process industry; and the definitions of different terms related to health and safety. Part II discusses the electrical, chemical, and physical hazards in the process industries, as well as the dangers of flammability and corrosion. Part III talks about hazard control design; protective instrumentation; and maintenance and inspection. Part IV tackles topics related to the management of health and safety in industry processes such as emergency planning; safety training; and protection the working environment. The text is recommended for people concerned in the management, development, planning, design, construction, operation, inspection and maintenance of process plants, as well as those who oversee its safety.17.6 Pressure, leak and acoustic emission testing Pressure testing of pressure vessels, associated pipework and equipment is ... higher than the maximum operating ones for which the equipment was designed as an assurance that it will not fail in service. ... The test pressures used are generally determined by formulae given in the vessel design codes. ... Leesaquot; and is dealt with in an HSE guideaquot;, arises mainly when the pressure testing is done pneumatically rather than hydraulically, anbsp;...

Title:Safety in the Process Industries
Author:Ralph King
Publisher:Elsevier - 2013-10-22


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