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Chemical Process Safety: Learning from Case Historiesby Roy E. Sanders
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Roy E. Sanders, Chemical Engineer, is a Compliance Team Leader for the Chlor/Alkali Production facilities at PPG Industries, Lake Charles, Louisiana. He has specialized in Process Safety since 1974, and was Superintendent of Loss Prevention at PPG from 1982 to 1998. After graduating from Louisiana State University, in 1965, with a BS in Chemical Engineering, he held various operations and technical positions at PPG involving chlor/alkali and chlorinated hydrocarbons. He has been the principal author of many practical articles published on chemical process safety that offer a within-the-fence look at that activity from an operations, maintenance and engineering standpoint. His book, Management of Change in Chemical Plants ,1993, received excellent peer reviews. His second book Chemical Process Safety: Learning from Case Histories was released in early 1999 and is sold so well that it was reprinted. Mr. Sanders has served as Chairman of PPG Lake Charles' Emergency Response Planning Committee, and Chairman of the Technical Safety Review Board. He was responsible for process hazards analyses and has investigated numerous process accidents.
Gives insight into eliminating specific classes of hazards, while providing real case histories with valuable messages. There are practical sections on mechanical integrity, management of change, and incident investigation programs, along with a long list of helpful resources. New chapter in this edition covers accidents involving compressors, hoses and pumps. * Stay up to date on all the latest OSHA requirements, including the OSHA required Management of Change, Mechanical Integrity and Incident Investigation regulations. * Learn how to eliminate hazards in the design, operation and maintenance of chemical process plants & petroleum refineries. * World-renowned expert in process safety, Roy Sanders, shows you how to reduce risks in your plant. * Learn from the mistakes of others, so that your plant doesn't suffer the same fate. * Save lives, reduce loss, by following the principles outlined in this must-have text for process safety. There is no other book like it!
Table of Contents
Perspective, Perspective, Perspective; Good Intentions; Focusing on Water and Steam: The Ever-Present and Sometimes Evil Twins; Preparation for Maintenance; Maintenance-Induced Accidents and Process Piping Problems; One-Minute Modifications: Small Quick Changes in a Plant Can Create Bad Memories; Accidents Moving Chemicals with Compressors, Hoses and Pumps; Failure to Use, Consult, or Understand Specifications; "Imagine If" Modifications and Practical Problem Solving; The Role of Mechanical Integrity in Chemical Process Safety; Effectively Managing Change within the Chemical Industry; Investigating and Sharing Near-Misses and Unfortunate Accidents; Sources of Helpful Information for Process Safety.
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