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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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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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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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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Issue 256

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Safety case studies learned from issue 256, August 2017 » 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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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 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

£12.00

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