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Effectively evaluating risks under degraded operating conditions - issue 258

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This paper outlines how process deviations become normalised and can often result in unsafe process conditions. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Leak of pressurised flammable gas within a petrochemical complex - issue 258

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An inadequately maintained compressor resulted in a leak of liquefied flammable gas at a petrochemical facility which was prolonged due to operators being unaware of where to reach the emergency stop button. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Two hydrocarbon tank fires due to a malicious act - issue 258

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A deliberate act was found to be the cause of the simultaneous explosion of two tanks in the storage zone of a petrochemical platform, along with the discovery of detonation devices on the roof of a third tank. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Water-molten metal explosion in a foundry - issue 258

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An explosion at a foundry occurred when molten metal came into contact with water or humidity in the casting pit, despite a similar accident taking place four years previously at an adjacent site. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Issue 258

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Safety case studies learned from issue 258, December 2017 » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

£62.00

Malicious acts summaries - issue 258

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A selection of short case histories illustrates the different ways in which deliberate acts may impact process plants.  » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Nickel sulphate discharge into a river - issue 258

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The importance of effective communication in a social media age when responding to an emergency is highlighted in this environmental incident. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Release of chemical effluent containing acetonitrile to soil and groundwater - issue 258

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This paper highlights how change of ownership and operational reorganisation can introduce hazards that become apparent only years later. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Key issues in performing HAZOP studies - issue 257

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Paul Baybutt identifies a number of issues that adversely affect the quality of HAZOP studies and makes recommendations to address these. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Issue 257

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Safety case studies learned from issue 257, October 2017 » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

£62.00

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