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Accident involving a runaway reaction - issue 259

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Phillip Carson highlights the importance of establishing the thermochemistry of a reaction and understanding the engineering control measures required to avoid runaway reactions. » More Details

Issue Date: 05/02/2018

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Beware subtle changes - issue 259

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Muhamad Ghazi outlines how even very minor changes to design or operational can introduce hazards that are not immediately obvious without carrying out an adequate risk assessment. » More Details

Issue Date: 05/02/2018

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Drum burst due to runaway reaction and the limits of MOC - issue 259

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Alexis Pey describes how an apparently very small process change, that was evaluated according to the organisation’s management of change procedures, ultimately resulted in a drum burst following a runaway reaction. » More Details

Issue Date: 05/02/2018

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Mixing hydrogen and oxygen in the laboratory - issue 259

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Based on a University of California report, this paper summarises some of the apparent safety management failings that resulted in serious injuries to a researcher. » More Details

Issue Date: 05/02/2018

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Issue 259

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Safety case studies learned from issue 259, February 2018 » More Details

Issue Date: 05/02/2018

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Why do we keep repeating major accidents - issue 259

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Rajender Dahiya and Priyal Dahiya analyse the most common gaps in incident investigations and the subsequent learning process, concluding with some improvement tips to help overcome these gaps. » More Details

Issue Date: 05/02/2018

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Explosion of an alcohol tank inside a vinegar plant - issue 258

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Several overlooked factors, including underestimation of the ignition risk and inadequate preparation of on-site works, combined to result in a tank explosion during a start-up activity. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Ensuring safety when transporting dangerous goods within classified facilities - issue 258

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Accidents involving the transportation of dangerous goods are a common occurrence, and the frequently found factors behind them are outlined in this paper. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Leak of pressurised flammable gas within a petrochemical complex - issue 258

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An inadequately maintained compressor resulted in a leak of liquefied flammable gas at a petrochemical facility which was prolonged due to operators being unaware of where to reach the emergency stop button. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Fire and explosions of tanker lorries - issue 258

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Lessons learned related to minimising the type, quantity and duration of presence of a hazardous substance and improving security measures were the outcome of a large fire and BLEVE in the parking area of a road transportation company. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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