Trevor Kletz Compendium

Trevor Kletz Compendium
  • Author : Andy Brazier,David Edwards,Fiona Macleod,Craig Skinner,Ivan Vince
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 12 February 2021
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Trevor Kletz has had a huge impact on the way people viewed accidents and safety, particularly in the process industries. His ideas were developed from nearly 40 years working in the chemical industry. When he retired from the field, he shared his experience and ideas widely in over 15 books. Trevor Kletz Compendium: His Process Safety Wisdom Updated for a New Generation introduces Kletz's stories and ideas and brings them up to date in this valuable resource that equips readers to manage

Trevor Kletz Compendium

Trevor Kletz Compendium
  • Author : Andy Brazier,Fiona Macleod,David Edwards,Ivan Vince,John Riddick,Craig Skinner
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 January 2021
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Trevor Kletz has had a huge impact on the way people viewed accidents and safety, particularly in the process industries. His ideas were developed from nearly 40 years working in the chemical industry. When he retired from the field, he shared his experience and ideas widely in more than 15 books. Trevor Kletz Compendium: His Process Safety Wisdom Updated for a New Generation introduces Kletz’s stories and ideas and brings them up to date in this valuable resource that equips readers

What Went Wrong?

What Went Wrong?
  • Author : Trevor Kletz
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 June 1998
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Expert Trevor Kletz examines the causes and aftermaths of numerous plant disasters--almost every one of which could have been prevented. Case histories illustrate what went wrong, why it went wrong, and then guide you in how to circumvent similar tragedies. Learn from the mistakes of others. This invaluable and respected book examines the causes and aftermaths of numerous plant disasters - almost every one of which could have been prevented. Case histories illustrate what went wrong and why it went

Thermal Safety of Chemical Processes

Thermal Safety of Chemical Processes
  • Author : Francis Stoessel
  • Publisher : VCH
  • Release : 31 March 2020
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Completely revised and updated to reflect the current IUPAC standards, this second edition is enlarged by five new chapters dealing with the assessment of energy potential, physical unit operations, emergency pressure relief, the reliability of risk reducing measures, and process safety and process development. Clearly structured in four parts, the first provides a general introduction and presents the theoretical, methodological and experimental aspects of thermal risk assessment. Part II is devoted to desired reactions and techniques allowing reactions to be

System Safety Engineering and Risk Assessment

System Safety Engineering and Risk Assessment
  • Author : Nicholas J. Bahr
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 08 October 2018
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We all know that safety should be an integral part of the systems that we build and operate. The public demands that they are protected from accidents, yet industry and government do not always know how to reach this common goal. This book gives engineers and managers working in companies and governments around the world a pragmatic and reasonable approach to system safety and risk assessment techniques. It explains in easy-to-understand language how to design workable safety management systems and

Critical Aspects of Safety and Loss Prevention

Critical Aspects of Safety and Loss Prevention
  • Author : Trevor A. Kletz
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 28 June 2014
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Critical Aspects of Safety and Loss Prevention reflects the author's managerial experience and safety operations experience. This book is a collection of almost 400 thoughts and observations on safety and loss prevention, illustrated by accounts of accidents. The items, mostly short, are arranged alphabetically and cross-references are provided. The accident reports in this volume highlight the ignorance, incompetence and folly but also originality and inventiveness in the cause of accident prevention. This book also argues on the importance of loss prevention

Learning from Accidents

Learning from Accidents
  • Author : Trevor Kletz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 August 2007
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Review of previous edition: "Trevor Kletz's book makes an invaluable contribution to the systematic, professional and scientific approach to accident investigation". The Chemical Engineer Fully revised and updated, the third edition of Learning from Accidents provides more information on accident investigation, including coverage of accidents involving liquefied gases, building collapse and other incidents that have occurred because faults were invisible (e.g. underground pipelines). By analysing accidents that have occurred Trevor Kletz shows how we can learn and thus be

Computer-Related Risks

Computer-Related Risks
  • Author : Peter G. Neumann
  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley Professional
  • Release : 18 October 1994
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"This sobering description of many computer-related failures throughout our world deflates the hype and hubris of the industry. Peter Neumann analyzes the failure modes, recommends sequences for prevention and ends his unique book with some broadening reflections on the future." —Ralph Nader, Consumer Advocate This book is much more than a collection of computer mishaps; it is a serious, technically oriented book written by one of the world's leading experts on computer risks. The book summarizes many real events involving

A Life in Error

A Life in Error
  • Author : Professor James Reason
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 01 November 2013
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This succinct but absorbing book covers the main way stations on James Reason’s 40-year journey in pursuit of the nature and varieties of human error. He presents an engrossing and very personal perspective, offering the reader exceptional insights, wisdom and wit as only James Reason can. A Life in Error charts the development of his seminal and hugely influential work from its original focus on individual cognitive psychology through the broadening of scope to embrace social, organizational and systemic

On the Practice of Safety

On the Practice of Safety
  • Author : Fred A. Manuele
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 June 2003
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The completely revised and updated Third Edition of the benchmark On the Practice of Safety thoroughly covers subjects that must be mastered by anyone seeking to attain professional status in the practice of safety. Like its predecessors, the Third Edition provides a solid foundation for the study of the practice of safety in degree programs. Additionally, it serves as a basis for self-analysis by those safety professionals who seek to improve their performance, gain recognition from management for providing value,

Successful Instrumentation and Control Systems Design

Successful Instrumentation and Control Systems Design
  • Author : Michael D. Whitt
  • Publisher : Isa
  • Release : 02 August 2021
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Whether you're designing a new instrumentation and control (I&C) system, or migrating an existing control system along an upgrade path, you need to have a well-conceived design package - the engineering deliverables and the design process that creates them. This book draws on 25 years of design engineering experience from the author to provide you with a roadmap to understanding the design process, the elements of a successful project, the specific issues to address in a well-designed I&C system,

Major Accidents to the Environment

Major Accidents to the Environment
  • Author : Ivan Vince
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 08 April 2011
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If our plant catches fire, when should it be allowed to burn down to prevent pollution? When does enforcement turn into prosecution, following an environmental accident? Will our environmental insurance cover the costs of remediation? This book provides a thorough and practical guide to the environmental aspects of compliance with the Seveso II Directive and COMAH regulations and surrounding issues. It guides readers through the technical, legal and insurance related complexities unique to the environmental aspects of Seveso II/COMAH.

Hazop and Hazan

Hazop and Hazan
  • Author : Trevor A. Kletz
  • Publisher : IChemE
  • Release : 02 August 2021
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Hazop and Hazan were developed to identify and assess hazards in the process industries. The use of these techniques leads to safer plants. Understanding the practical issues involved in their correct implementation is the theme of this book.

Advanced Safety Management Focusing on Z10 and Serious Injury Prevention

Advanced Safety Management Focusing on Z10 and Serious Injury Prevention
  • Author : Fred A. Manuele
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 20 September 2011
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Learn how to improve the effectiveness of safety and health management systems by adopting ANSI Z10 provisions and avoid serious workplace injuries. This reference addresses specific provisions, including risk assessment methods and prioritization; applying a prescribed hierarchy of controls; implementing safety design reviews; and more. It also explains how to integrate best practices for the prevention of serious injuries in your workplace. See how implementing the ANSI Z10 standard can enhance your company’s productivity, cost efficiency, and quality.