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Fire at a waste treatment plant - issue 248

LPB248, April 2016

A massive fire on a waste treatment plant highlighted lessons related to fire detection systems, emergency response and the role of facility design to assist fire-fighting and prevent fire spread. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/04/2016

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Accident during an emergency planning drill - issue 248

LPB248, April 2016

Several deviations to an emergency plan were made while a drill was taking place, which ultimately resulted in five people requiring rescue and treatment following CO2 exposure. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/04/2016

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News in brief - issue 248

LPB248, April 2016

Latest safety-related news from the process industries. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/04/2016

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Emergency preparedness and response - issue 248

LPB248, April 2016

A selection of case studies from the ARIA database focussing on organisation of on-site emergency planning and response, and the interface with off-site response organisations. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/04/2016

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Pneumatic explosion during work on a pipe at a pyrotechnic plant - issue 248

LPB248, April 2016

An organisation’s substandard safety culture was the root cause of an explosion during work to replace and disassemble a dye tank in the work’s annual maintenance shutdown period. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/04/2016

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Risk reducing outcomes from the use of LOPA in plant design and operation - issue 247

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Paul Feltoe describe how LOPA is emerging as an important method for assessing their process hazard risks and explains the type of situations where it can be applied to facility risk management by LOPA facilitators and plant operators. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/02/2016

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Process Hazard Analysis team member roles that may be overlooked - issue 247

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Paul Baybutt outlines a number of roles that are not commonly seen on process hazard analysis teams, but may help the team achieve a much better outcome. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/02/2016

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Storage tank overfilling and double failure - issue 247

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Roger Casey presents some short case studies where failure of the basic level control and the independent overfill protection have both occurred. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/02/2016

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Ignorance of provenance can be perilous - issue 247

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Geoff Gill describes how incomplete knowledge of a metal swarf’s background, and therefore an underestimation of its hazardous properties, resulted in a fire and explosion. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/02/2016

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Accidents involving automated control systems in the French industry- issue 247

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Didier Pitrat examines incidents involving automated control systems from the French ARIA database to identify the common root causes. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/02/2016

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