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Issue 253

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Safety case studies learned from issue 253, February 2017 » More Details

Issue Date: 01/02/2017

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On the accident at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant from an inherent safety point of view - issue 253

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Kazutoshi Hasegawa discusses the inherent safety aspects related to the Fukushima accident in 2011, concluding that the accident escalated due to the absence of a range of safety countermeasures. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/02/2017

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Is information everything in emergency response - issue 253

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A light-hearted note from Ken Readman highlighting how occasionally not having all the information can be advantageous! » More Details

Issue Date: 01/02/2017

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Two incidents involving the sudden release of stored energy - issue 252

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Geoff Gill outlines two similar incidents at the same plant, demonstrating the importance of fully de-energising items of plant prior to intrusive maintenance. » More Details

Issue Date: 17/11/2016

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Issue 252

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Safety case studies learned from issue 252, December 2016 » More Details

Issue Date: 17/11/2016

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Storing steel drums of flammable liquids regulations and reality - issue 252

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Tom Craig highlights the potential for steel drums of flammable liquid exposed to fire to become missile hazards and advocates the use of fusible bungs to enable non-explosive venting of drum contents in the event of a fire. » More Details

Issue Date: 17/11/2016

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Humberside refinery accident 15 years on - issue 252

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John Wilkinson revisits the Conoco Humber Refinery fire and explosion of 2001 and highlights the ongoing lessons related to corrosion and ageing plant and the organisational and cultural factors associated with learning effectively from incidents and investigations. » More Details

Issue Date: 17/11/2016

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When threaded fittings are screwed - issue 252

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Dave Bridger warns of the risks associated with screwed fittings on older process equipment, describing an incident where a failed screwed fitting caused a fire during the routine recommissioning of a crude distillation unit heat exchangers. » More Details

Issue Date: 17/11/2016

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Addressing uncertainty and subjectivity in using risk matrices for process safety - issue 252

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Paul Baybutt highlights the need for process safety practitioners to be aware of how uncertainties and subjectivity can arise when using risk matrices, and provides some guidelines for addressing this. » More Details

Issue Date: 17/11/2016

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Strangled by a pump - issue 252

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Ken Readman summarises how unsafe working practices related to plant layout, equipment modifications, quality of safety audits, etc, ultimately resulted in a tragic life-changing accident for one process operator » More Details

Issue Date: 17/11/2016

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