Loss Prevention Bulletin

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The fire at Hickson and Welch 21st September 1992 - issue 257

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Ken Patterson marks the 25th anniversary of the Hickson & Welch fire by reviewing the key process safety lessons that came out of this tragic accident. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Fire and explosion involving runaway polymerisation - issue 257

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Ivan Vince describes a fatal runaway reaction within a cargo hold of container vessel, MSC Flaminia, in July 2012 caused by inappropriately stowed material. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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A chemical fire that caused major local disruption - issue 257

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Tony Fishwick discusses the causes, consequences and measures taken following a major fire at a hazardous waste facility in 2007, and outlines other instances of fires at different waste management and storage facilities. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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The failure of corporate management to equate process safety with production - issue 257

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Tony Moore reviews emergency responses to process industry incidents, calling for CEOs and company boards to ensure that suitable, appropriately resourced plans are developed and maintained at the organisation-wide level.  » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Lessons learned from accident responses - issue 257

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Zsuzsanna Gyenes describes several case studies where emergency plans have been activated and looks at the reasons why such plans sometimes fail and the lessons that can be learned. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Leak and explosion from an underground pipeline in Kaohsiung Taiwan - issue 257

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The authors present a detailed analysis of this massive explosion from 2014, which resulted in multiple fatalities, giving recommendations to prevent and mitigate against the occurrence of similar incidents involving underground pipelines. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Runaway reactions case studies and lessons learned - issue 256

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Véronique Pasquet analyses cases from the ARIA database to explore some of the common causes of runaway reactions, covering issues such as instrumentation malfunction, human error and presence of impurities, and outlines the main lessons that can be drawn from these cases. » 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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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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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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