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Accidental spillage of incandescent liquid cast-iron from torpedo wagon - issue 258

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As a response to environmental concerns, and increased media attention, following accidents at a steel-making plant, the operator made significant structural and mechanical changes to minimise the likelihood of a reoccurrence. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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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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Emergency response summaries - issue 258

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Various short case histories illustrate valuable learning points from responses to emergencies. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Issue 258

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Safety case studies learned from issue 258, December 2017 » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

£62.00

Fire and explosion involving runaway polymerisation - issue 257

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Ivan Vince describes a fatal runaway reaction within a cargo hold of container vessel, MSC Flaminia, in July 2012 caused by inappropriately stowed material. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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A chemical fire that caused major local disruption - issue 257

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Tony Fishwick discusses the causes, consequences and measures taken following a major fire at a hazardous waste facility in 2007, and outlines other instances of fires at different waste management and storage facilities. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

£12.00

Issue 257

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Safety case studies learned from issue 257, October 2017 » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

£62.00

Key issues in performing HAZOP studies - issue 257

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Paul Baybutt identifies a number of issues that adversely affect the quality of HAZOP studies and makes recommendations to address these. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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The failure of corporate management to equate process safety with production - issue 257

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Tony Moore reviews emergency responses to process industry incidents, calling for CEOs and company boards to ensure that suitable, appropriately resourced plans are developed and maintained at the organisation-wide level.  » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

£12.00

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