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News in brief - issue 242

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Vast fire erupts as oil train derails; Oil rig explosion kills three family members in Texas; Chemical lab explosion injures researcher; Three hospitalised after Quebec chemical leak » More Details

Issue Date: 07/04/2015

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Major blackout events on each side of the Atlantic - issue 242

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Geoff Gill reviews two major electrical outages which occurred in North America in August 2003 and in Italy in September 2003, looking at causes, recommendations from the investigations and advice on planning for such events » More Details

Issue Date: 07/04/2015

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Hazards of ammonia - issue 242

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Tony Fishwick presents a number of case studies discussing the main hazards of ammonia and how they can be managed. » More Details

Issue Date: 07/04/2015

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Shutdown! What would that do to your production and profit margins? - issue 242

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Jonathan Scott outlines recent instances of industrial cyber attacks, setting out a number of steps that can be taken to avoid too much business disruption. » More Details

Issue Date: 07/04/2015

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Lessons learned from major accidents involving fertilizers - issue 242

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Zsuzsanna Gyenes and Maureen Heraty Wood highlight some major accidents involving ammonium nitrate fertilizers and draw out some of the main lessons that could help to improve safety. » More Details

Issue Date: 07/04/2015

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Are unsafe fireproofing practices still being used in processing plants? - issue 242

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Graham Boaler, Richard Holliday and Edward Walker outline why hollow encasement ‘box’ design fireproofing is obsolete and explain why the inherently unsafe practice continues. » More Details

Issue Date: 07/04/2015

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Hazards of chlorine - issue 241

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John Riddick highlights the main hazards of chlorine and the safety precautions to take, illustrated by several case studies » More Details

Issue Date: 06/02/2015

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Best practices for inherently safer equipment design and process design - issue 241

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Muhammad Zeeshan Ghazi uses case studies to demonstrate how utilising best practices for equipment design and process design can lead to an inherently safer plant with less add-on protective equipment. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/02/2015

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The Fukushima Daiichi accident and its impact on risk perception and communication - issue 241

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Using the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident as an example, Pineda-Solano, Carreto-Vazquez and Mannan explain why they believe there is a need for better communication of risk data to the public to present a more balanced view on nuclear power. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/02/2015

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Safety, Health and Environmental Audits with selected case histories - issue 241

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Lee Allford and Phillip Carson outlines the audit process and reviews cases where breaches or failures in the audit process have eventually resulted in incidents. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/02/2015

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