Loss Prevention Bulletin

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Runaway reactions part 1 thermochemistry statistics and control measures - issue 256

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Zsuzsanna Gyenes and Phillip Carson outline the basic thermochemistry of reactive hazards, the statistics of accidents involving runaway reactions, and general control measures to minimise risk and mitigate the consequences. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/08/2017

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Mischarging hazards in batch chemical reactions - issue 256

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Roger Casey outlines several brief case histories that have resulted in incidents or near misses from mischarging reagents, omitting reagents or having the wrong order of additions, and proposes some methods of protection and safeguards against such mishaps. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/08/2017

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Runaway exothermic resin reaction - issue 256

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Colin Feltoe discusses a runaway exothermic reaction that occurred on a resin plant in the 1970s, highlighting the incorrect beliefs assumed during a scaling-up process and a warning of being too ready to believe that evidence supports a particular desired outcome. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/08/2017

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Runaway reactions part 2 Causes of accidents in selected CSB case histories - issue 256

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Zsuzsanna Gyenes and Phillip Carson describe the main causes of some major accidents from runaway reactions to link the theory and practice, and to highlight the similar lessons arising from each accident. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/08/2017

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When a runaway reaction triggers a domino scenario - issue 256

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Valeria Casson Moreno and Valerio Cozzani assess some major accidents in which domino effects were caused by runaway reactions and analyse the patterns with which runaway reactions can lead to domino scenarios. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/08/2017

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News in brief - issue 255

LPB255, June 2017

Colorado oil tank fire kills one, injures three; Blast at SasolTotal Natref; US CSB to examine fatal West Virginia tank explosion. » More Details

Issue Date: 12/06/2017

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Managing the chemical reactivity hazards associated with hazardous waste - issue 255

LPB255, June 2017

Two case studies are described where an unintended chemical reaction led to adverse consequences, and where sufficient information previously existed or could have been obtained to identify the hazards in advance. » More Details

Issue Date: 12/06/2017

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An analysis of common causes of major losses in the onshore oil gas and petrochemical industries - issue 255

LPB255, June 2017

Ron Jarvis and Andy Goddard summarise the major findings from a review of 100 major losses in the onshore oil, gas and petrochemical industries over the last 20 years and identify the key areas of focus for loss prevention and risk management programmes. » More Details

Issue Date: 12/06/2017

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Measuring human performance - issue 255

LPB255, June 2017

Ian Travers explores the challenges and options for directly measuring the outcomes of competence management systems and the performance of safety critical tasks within major hazard organisations. » More Details

Issue Date: 12/06/2017

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Its not what we dont know that is the problem - its what we do know that isnt so - issue 255

LPB255, June 2017

Graeme Dick highlights the role that “incorrect belief” has played in certain major accidents, explaining the key processes that lead to “incorrect belief” and how organisations allow it to take root and develop. » More Details

Issue Date: 12/06/2017

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