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The contribution of fatigue and shift-work to the Buncefield explosion - issue 243

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John Wilkinson and Julie Bell re-examine the Buncefield explosion with a particular focus on the part played by shiftwork and fatigue, explaining how these lessons can be applied to the rest of the process industry. » More Details

Issue Date: 08/06/2015

£12.00

Lessons learned from the coastal flooding of process industry sites by a storm surge - issue 243

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Aidan Whitfield et al review the English east coast flooding incident of December 2013, assessing improvements made to the process industry’s flood defences and highlighting what else should be done as climate change experts predict an increase in the frequency and severity of such incidents. » More Details

Issue Date: 08/06/2015

£12.00

Managing the hazards of flare disposal systems - issue 243

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Paul Denham and Alan Donnelly identify the ten key hazard categories associated with flare stacks using case studies of numerous accidents as illustration. Bow tie diagrams are used to show how these hazards may be initiated, prevented and mitigated.  » More Details

Issue Date: 08/06/2015

£12.00

Learning lessons from eight gas explosions - issue 243

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Simon Mark Egan presents eight cases of gas phase explosion in industrial facilities, together with root causes and lessons learned for each » More Details

Issue Date: 08/06/2015

£12.00

Issue 242

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Safety case studies learned from issue 242, April 2015 » More Details

Issue Date: 07/04/2015

£62.00

Are unsafe fireproofing practices still being used in processing plants? - issue 242

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Graham Boaler, Richard Holliday and Edward Walker outline why hollow encasement ‘box’ design fireproofing is obsolete and explain why the inherently unsafe practice continues. » More Details

Issue Date: 07/04/2015

£12.00

Hazards of ammonia - issue 242

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Tony Fishwick presents a number of case studies discussing the main hazards of ammonia and how they can be managed. » More Details

Issue Date: 07/04/2015

£12.00

Lessons learned from major accidents involving fertilizers - issue 242

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Zsuzsanna Gyenes and Maureen Heraty Wood highlight some major accidents involving ammonium nitrate fertilizers and draw out some of the main lessons that could help to improve safety. » More Details

Issue Date: 07/04/2015

£12.00

News in brief - issue 242

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Vast fire erupts as oil train derails; Oil rig explosion kills three family members in Texas; Chemical lab explosion injures researcher; Three hospitalised after Quebec chemical leak » More Details

Issue Date: 07/04/2015

£12.00

Major blackout events on each side of the Atlantic - issue 242

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Geoff Gill reviews two major electrical outages which occurred in North America in August 2003 and in Italy in September 2003, looking at causes, recommendations from the investigations and advice on planning for such events » More Details

Issue Date: 07/04/2015

£12.00

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