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Shared isolations - issue 261

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Andy Brazier outlines several issues regarding process isolations based on the events at Piper Alpha, namely use of shared isolations and management of change, with a reminder that isolation should only be viewed as a means of reducing rather than eliminating a risk. » More Details

Issue Date: 20/06/2018

£12.00

Nothing is safety critical - issue 261

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Graham Dalzell calls for a fresh look at risk management, arguing that the drive towards increasingly complex safety systems might actually be creating a better protected but more hazardous working environment. » More Details

Issue Date: 20/06/2018

£12.00

Alexander L Kielland platform capsize accident - issue 261

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Adrian Bunn describes another North Sea tragedy which resulted in the death of 123 men, initially caused by the fracture of a platform leg and exacerbated by inadequate evacuation and rescue operation. » More Details

Issue Date: 20/06/2018

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Are Safety Cases past their sell by date - issue 261

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There is concern that Safety Case documents have over recent times become too long and unwieldy to be useful. Emma Thompson and Mark Taylor offer a possible solution. » More Details

Issue Date: 20/06/2018

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Editorial - issue 261

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Editorial to the Piper Alpha special issue by Fiona Macleod, Chair of Loss Prevention Panel » More Details

Issue Date: 20/06/2018

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Issue 261

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Safety case studies learned from issue 261, June 2018 » More Details

Issue Date: 20/06/2018

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That fire at night which will not be forgotten - issue 261

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A personal reflection from James Brewster of how the Piper Alpha disaster, which occurred while he was still a young boy, set the path his life would later follow. » More Details

Issue Date: 20/06/2018

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Shift handover - issue 261

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Poor communication at shift handover was identified as one of the causes of the Piper Alpha. Andy Brazier summarises some of the issues and challenges involved in shift handover, referencing work carried out that led to an improved system. » More Details

Issue Date: 20/06/2018

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Dust explosion in Turkey - issue 260

LPB260, April 2018, cover

Burcu Mercan describes the scenario leading up to a massive dust explosion at a pasta producing company in Turkey and discusses the main causes. » More Details

Issue Date: 10/04/2018

£12.00

The Hamlet chicken processing plant fire - issue 260

LPB260, April 2018, cover

Tony Fishwick explains how serious safety management shortcomings in a US food processing plant resulted in a tragic, multi-fatality accident. » More Details

Issue Date: 10/04/2018

£12.00

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