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Safety, health, and environmental concepts for the process industry

Call no.:
660 SPEs
Edition:
2nd ed.
Author:
Length:
viii, 328 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Publisher:
Clifton Park. N.Y. : Delmar Cengage Learning
Year:
2013
ISBN-ISSN:
9781133013471
Type:
Books
Subject:
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1
Abstract:
A text for anyone who works in process technology. It covers all of the safety and regulatory issues essential to the industry. In addition, relevant topics such as OSHA regulations and analyzer technology are discussed in detail. Each chapter includes learning objectives, a list of the key terms , a chapter summary, and review questions.

Content includes: 1. The Process Employee's Role in SH&E. 2. History of the Safety and Health Movement. 3. Workplace Accidents and the Human Factor. 4. Hazard Recognition. 5. Toxic Hazards. 6. Fire and Fire Hazards. 7. Process Hazards: Pressure, Steam, Electricity. 8. Noise and Vibration Hazards. 9. Hazards of Temperature. 10. Hazards of Process Sampling. 11. Control of Hazards: Engineering Controls. 12. Control of hazards: Administrative Controls. 13. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 14. Hazard Communication (HAZCOM). 15. Respiratory Protection. 16. Process Safety Management (PSM). 17. Permit Systems. 18. Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER). 19. OSHA and DOT. 20. The Environmental Protection Agency. 21. Stress, Drugs and Violence. 22. Hurricanes, Plant Security. Glossary. Bibliography.

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