Safety & Loss Prevention Special Interest Group
Safety at the heart of the process

Hazards XXI

Hazards XXI: Process Safety and Environmental Protection in a Changing World, was held at The Weston Building, Manchester Conference Centre, University of Manchester on 10-12 November 2009


  1. PDF Icon Small Prescription – a step on the road to dependence, or a cure for process safety ills?
    P. Webb (PDF, 195kB)
  2. PDF Icon Small Governance of process safety within a global energy company
    M. McBride and G. Collinson (PDF, 465kB)
  3. PDF Icon Small Achievements of the EC Network of Excellence HYSAFE
    T. Jordan et al. (PDF, 222kB)
  4. PDF Icon Small 4 years on from Texas City
    M. P. Broadrib and S. A. Flynn (PDF, 123kB)
  5. PDF Icon Small ICI's contribution to process safety
    T. A. Kletz (PDF, 67kB)
  6. PDF Icon Small Common lessons learned from an analysis of multiple case histories
    X. Yang, L. Dinh, D. Castellanos, C. Osorio, D. Ng and S. Mannan (PDF, 82kB)
  7. PDF Icon Small The Baker report – how findings have been used by Johnson Matthey to review their manufacturing operations
    C. P. Lynas, E. Campbell and H. J. Koornhof (PDF, 966kB)
  8. PDF Icon Small Risks to process safety in a contracted out environment (contractors, consultants and corporate responsibility)
    T. Ennis (PDF, 70kB)
  9. PDF Icon Small Process safety leadership, worker involvement, learning organisations and information flows
    J. Wilday, M. Kumasaki, J. L. Saw and C. Sugden (PDF, 347kB)
  10. PDF Icon Small Explosion properties of nanopowders
    P. Holbrow (PDF, 702kB)
  11. PDF Icon Small A software system to check designs automatically against process safety and best practice
    J. McDonald, B. Rieley. J. Madden, J. de Brugha and P. W. H. Chung (PDF, 529kB)
  12. PDF Icon Small DART – the future of explosion protection technology
    T. Klatt (PDF, 297kB)
  13. PDF Icon Small Nanotechnology: results of a survey of the public perception of safety
    J. Wand and I. McConvey (PDF, 64kB)
  14. PDF Icon Small Learning from successes and failures
    R. Turney (PDF, 57kB)
  15. PDF Icon Small Accelerating learning through cross-sector peer reviews
    G. Sellers , D. Mason and K. Hemmings (PDF, 76kB)
  16. PDF Icon Small Learning from process safety incidents
    J. A. Hare, M. P. Johnson and B. Fullam (PDF, 536kB)
  17. PDF Icon Small Learning lessons from accidents: an industry view of the opportunities and difficulties
    K. Patterson (PDF, 62kB)
  18. PDF Icon Small Introduction to session on Hazop: putting Hazop in context
    T. A. Kletz (PDF, 36kB)
  19. PDF Icon Small Hazop studies – a new approach?
    D. Limb (PDF, 307kB)
  20. PDF Icon Small Common problems and recent trends with Hazops
    A. Munn (PDF, 64kB)
  21. PDF Icon Small Improving the performance and consistency of Hazop facilitation and recording
    A. Verna, S. Fernandez and G. Stevens (PDF, 672kB)
  22. PDF Icon Small Is Hazop worth all the effort it takes?
    S. Whitty and T. Foord (PDF, 161kB)
  23. PDF Icon Small Reducing the hazards associated with spray drying from laboratory through to larger – scale including considerations for outsourcing and secondary containment
    I. McConvey, M. Hoyle and O. Nulty (PDF, 605kB)
  24. PDF Icon Small Repeated accident causes – can we learn?
    P. Waite (PDF, 110kB)
  25. PDF Icon Small Safety in design of thermal fluid heat transfer systems
    T. Ennis (PDF, 184kB)
  26. PDF Icon Small A simple, swift and pragmatic approach in the use of small scale laboratory tests to define safe drying conditions for manufacturing scale pressure filters
    K. Anderson, D. Maude and S. Wagner (PDF, 438kB)
  27. PDF Icon Small The effect of reduced oxygen levels on the electrostatic ignition sensitivity of dusts
    G. Ackroyd, M. Bailey and R. Mullins (PDF, 644kB)
  28. PDF Icon Small Chemical reaction hazards – an evolving approach
    D. Dale (PDF, 397kB)
  29. PDF Icon Small Ignition of bulk solid materials by a localised hotspot
    P. Caine, S. J. Puttick, J. Brindley, A.C. McIntosh and J. F. Griffiths (PDF, 418kB)
  30. PDF Icon Small OECD guidance on safety performance indicators – an international approach to assessing the success of industry, public authorities and communities in managing major accident hazards
    K. Jennings and M. Hailwood (PDF, 97kB)
  31. PDF Icon Small Developing KPIs that drive process safety improvement
    M. Brown (PDF, 237kB)
  32. PDF Icon Small Process safety performance indicators – experience gained from designing and implementing a system of PSPIs for different chemical manufacturing operations
    C.J. Beale (PDF, 170kB)
  33. PDF Icon Small Determining process safety performance indicators for major accident hazards using site process hazard information
    J. Fearnley and S.R. Nair (PDF, 164kB)
  34. PDF Icon Small Safety performance indicators in the explosives sector
    C. Sugden, N. Healey, K. Howard and P. Rushton (PDF, 225kB)
  35. PDF Icon Small Assessing the impact of ageing safety critical elements in offshore installations and how the ageing processes impact the role of SCEs to act as barriers to major accidents
    K. Hart, G. Ersdal, J. Wintle, S. Smith, J. Sharp, D. Galbraith and E. Terry (PDF, 301kB)
  36. PDF Icon Small Lessons from re-licensing major hazard facilities in Victoria, Australia
    G. Cooke (PDF, 205kB)
  37. PDF Icon Small Area classification of natural gas installations
    R. C. Santon and M. J. Irvings (PDF, 335kB)
  38. PDF Icon Small Implementing EU industrial safety legislation in Central and Eastern Europe
    P. Swords (PDF, 325kB)
  39. PDF Icon Small Cultural hazards: thoughts and experience to guide integration of corporate EHS standards in China and other countries
    N. J. L. Gardner (PDF, 95kB)
  40. PDF Icon Small Hazards of high flash point liquids in relation to the ATEX 137 Directive
    N. Allen (PDF, 180kB)
  41. PDF Icon Small Occupied buildings: building on our past improvements
    J. Coates and K. Patterson (PDF, 57kB)
  42. PDF Icon Small The preparation of a set of process safety procedures for a global chemical company
    M. Brown (PDF, 368kB)
  43. PDF Icon Small SIL determination and problems with the application of LOPA
    A. G. King (PDF, 650kB)
  44. PDF Icon Small A tool to estimate the failure rates of cross-country pipelines
    G. Pettitt and B. Morgan (PDF, 563kB)
  45. PDF Icon Small Application of LOPA and SIL assessment to a new COMAH plant
    J. Mullins (PDF, 189kB)
  46. PDF Icon Small New UK pipeline risk assessment codes – IGEM TD/2 and PD 8010 Part 3
    J. V. Haswell, G. D. Goodfellow, N. W. Jackson and R. McConnell (PDF, 553kB)
  47. PDF Icon Small Correcting the predictions by Baker-Strehlow-Tang (BST) model for the ground effect
    Y. Xu, D. Worthington and A. Oke (PDF, 477kB)
  48. PDF Icon Small Towards large eddy simulation of LNG pool fires
    Z. B. Chen, S. Dembele, J. X. Wen and V. H. Y. Tam (PDF, 723kB)
  49. PDF Icon Small Towards a computational fluid dynamics methodology for studies of large scale LNG releases
    J. A. Melheim, M. Ichard and M. Pontiggia (PDF, 362kB)
  50. PDF Icon Small Flame arresters for plants handling acetylene and ethylene oxide
    D. Long and T. Heidermann (PDF, 432kB)
  51. PDF Icon Small Inherently safer design – case study of rapid blow down on offshore platform
    V. Edwards, A. Lyon and A. Bird (PDF, 1.35MB)
  52. PDF Icon Small Mitigation of the lightning hazard for above ground hydrocarbon floating roof storage tanks
    S. Haigh, P. Leichauer, M. Scanlon and B. Burrows (PDF, 483kB)
  53. PDF Icon Small Taking the control system for granted – ensuring the integrity of Sub-SIL instrumental functions
    P. Lucas, J. Walkington and T. Atkinson (PDF, 233kB)
  54. PDF Icon Small Mist fires and explosions – an incident survey
    R. C. Santon (PDF, 65kB)
  55. PDF Icon Small Development and evaluation of experimental calorimetric systems for the simulation of an external heat input on reactive chemicals and monomers
    L. Vechot, L. Cusco, J. Hare and M. Bishopp (PDF, 749kB)
  56. PDF Icon Small What is the overall global life cycle cost of a project in terms of SHE?
    F. K. Crawley (PDF, 96kB)
  57. PDF Icon Small A comparison of hazard and risks for carbon dioxide and natural gas pipelines
    J. Wilday, A. McGillivray, P. Harper and M. Wardman (PDF, 200kB)
  58. PDF Icon Small Towards minimising hazards in hydrogen and fuel cell stationary applications: key findings of modelling and experimental work in the HYPER project
    S. Brennan et al.  (PDF, 671kB)
  59. PDF Icon Small CO2 pipeline systems: assessment of the risks and health & safety regulations
    I. Chrysostomidis, T. A. W. Geyer, A. Smith, J. Fedorowick, M. Bohm, E. Beynon, C. T. Little and A. Lee (PDF, 119kB)
  60. PDF Icon Small Investigations into the effects of carbon dioxide and nitrogen on the flammability limits of gas mixtures
    A. M. Thyer, J. Kay, S. E. Gant and S. Connolly (PDF, 606kB)
  61. PDF Icon Small CO2 pipelines material and safety considerations
    M. Bilio, S. Brown, M. Fairweather and H. Mahgerefteh (PDF, 290kB)
  62. PDF Icon Small Looking across industries to improve human reliability data for quantitative risk analyses
    R. Schneider (PDF, 276kB)
  63. PDF Icon Small A practical application of ‘human-hazop’ for critical procedures
    G. R. Ellis and A. Holt (PDF, 66kB)
  64. PDF Icon Small A human factors approach to managing competency in handling process control disturbances
    D. Embrey (PDF, 190kB)
  65. PDF Icon Small Development of a process safety climate tool
    C. Butler, C. Lekka and C. Sugden (PDF, 119kB)
  66. PDF Icon Small Maintaining a strong safety culture in a development facility with rapid changeover and major accident potential
    S. J. Harding, B. L. Fox, S. D. Whittingham and C. F. Blyth (PDF, 361kB)
  67. PDF Icon Small Equipping the next generation – risk management training
    P. Ackroyd, S. Wisniewski, N. Eden, K. Williams and G. Gibson (PDF, 331kB)
  68. PDF Icon Small Retrospective hazard identification and assessment of ageing plant
    M. McBride, C. Marsh, I. Herbert and C. Robinson (PDF, 149kB)
  69. PDF Icon Small A semantic approach for incident database development
    R. Batres, Y. Shimada and T. Fuchino (PDF, 580kB)
  70. PDF Icon Small Comparison of the subsurface migration of LPG and natural gas
    R. Bettis and J. Fletcher (PDF, 477kB)
  71. PDF Icon Small Recent developments in the use of societal risk assessment for land use planning for UK non-nuclear, on-shore major hazard installations
    K. O'Donnell (PDF, 518kB)
  72. PDF Icon Small Interpretation of overpressure markers and directional indicators in full-scale deflagrations and detonations
    G. Atkinson, L. Cusco, D. Painter and V. Tam (PDF, 900kB)
  73. PDF Icon Small Using predictive risk assessments to develop user-friendly tools for on- and off-site emergency planning
    J. Fearnley and S. R. Nair (PDF, 996kB)
  74. PDF Icon Small Links in the chain – a new paradigm for thinking about safety
    D. Irvine and G. Sibbick (PDF, 103kB)
  75. PDF Icon Small The human elements of a nuclear accident
    K. Hemmings (PDF, 84kB)
  76. PDF Icon Small Process safety fundamentals training for first level leaders
    U. Bruyere, M. Fox and C. Watson (PDF, 296kB)
  77. PDF Icon Small To err is human – a case study of error prevention in process isolations
    R. Lardner and J. Maitland (PDF, 180kB)
  78. PDF Icon Small Safety culture; cornerstone of the nuclear safety case
    R. Cullen (PDF, 79kB)
  79. PDF Icon Small Human error analysis at a refinery
    J. Gould and S. Lovell (PDF, 126kB)
  80. PDF Icon Small Human failure in the assessment of major hazard risk: a case study for the human factors safety critical task analysis (HFSCTA) methodology
    C. Hill, L. Butterworth and S. Murphy (PDF, 70kB)
  81. PDF Icon Small Delivery of a global control of work system
    R. Morgan and M. Carter (PDF, 193kB)
  82. PDF Icon Small Safety in the oil and gas industries in Qatar
    M. S. Mannan, T. Olewski and S. Waldram (PDF, 141kB)
  83. PDF Icon Small Implementing improvements in process safety in Corus
    A. Ormond and M. de Klerk (PDF, 727kB)
  84. PDF Icon Small Corrosion management offshore – resolving the problems and complying with the law
    A. Duncan (PDF, 1.08MB)
  85. PDF Icon Small Managing fire and explosion hazards on offshore ageing installations
    T. Holmes, S. Connolly, J. Wilday, J. Hare and P. Walsh (PDF, 133kB)
  86. PDF Icon Small Consideration of the effectiveness of the safety management system in QRA calculations
    A. Acikalin (PDF, 189kB)
  87. PDF Icon Small Modelling the dispersion of spills in buildings
    S. Puttick (PDF, 130kB)
  88. PDF Icon Small Two-phase jet releases and droplet dispersion: scaled and large-scale experiments, droplet size correlation development and model validation
    H. W. M. Witlox, M. Harper, A. Oke, P. J. Bowen, P. Kay, D. Jamois and C. Proust (PDF, 590kB)
  89. PDF Icon Small Real time followup of leaks and dispersion accidents
    S. Tripathi, L. Ait Hamou, M. LeGuellec and C. Souprayen (PDF, 849kB)
  90. PDF Icon Small Numerical study of large scale hydrogen explosions and detonation
    V. C. Madhav Rao, A. Heidari, J. X. Wen and V. H. Y. Tam (PDF, 551kB)
  91. PDF Icon Small Leak frequency modelling for offshore QRA based on the hydrocarbon release database
    A. Falck, B. Bain and L. K. Rødsætre (PDF, 358kB)
  92. PDF Icon Small A software model for assessing fatality risk from explosion hazards using the multi energy method and Baker Strehlow Tang approach
    N. Cavanagh, Y. Xu and D. Worthington (PDF, 631kB)
  93. PDF Icon Small Quantifying the tolerability of potential ignition sources from uncertified mechanical equipment installed in hazardous areas
    S. Sherwen (PDF, 367kB)
  94. PDF Icon Small A technical analysis of the Buncefield explosion and fire
    M. S. Mannan (PDF, 337kB)
  95. PDF Icon Small ICL Plastics: the lessons from the tragedy
    A. Tyldesley (PDF, 51kB)
  96. PDF Icon Small ICL Plastics investigation, Glasgow, May 2004
    S. J. Hawksworth, D. Pritchard, J. Hodges, R. Parrot, G. White and T. Mellor (PDF, 775kB)
  97. PDF Icon Small The management of risk – an evolutionary system that improves safety
    John Bond (PDF, 693kB)
  98. PDF Icon Small Practical process safety management in chemical manufacturing
    A. H. K. Fowler, I. Walker and R. Wall (PDF, 62kB)
  99. PDF Icon Small Chemical reaction hazards of distillation processes
    G. Arthur, C. Williams and M. Luginbuehl (PDF, 136kB)
  100. PDF Icon Small ‘Good safety’ – a cost to the business or a positive benefit to the bottom line...?
    C. V. Lakin (PDF, 575kB)
  101. PDF Icon Small Safety feedback – the real thing
    E. Doval and S. Kovacs (PDF, 511kB)
  102. PDF Icon Small Improving the understanding of process safety management
    R. Turney and I. Thorpe (PDF, 68kB)
  103. PDF Icon Small Risk assessment for major hazards and project evaluation – assessing thermal risks in subsea production operations
    P. Ellerton and C. Chauvet (PDF, 141kB)
  104. PDF Icon Small Risk management in the operations of a subsea pipeline
    G. McIntosh (PDF, 118kB)
  105. PDF Icon Small The assessment of major accident risks in Tallinn (Estonia)
    O. Paas, P. Tint and M. Jarvis (PDF, 82kB)
  106. PDF Icon Small Inherently safer design activities over the past decade
    P. R. Amyotte, F. I. Khan and T. A. Kletz (PDF, 137kB)

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