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Fire detection strategies based on hazard analysis in Scottish whisky distilleries - issue 249

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James McNay explains the main hazards present through the five main stages of the whisky distillation process and reviews the fire detection technologies that are best placed to reduce the risk from these hazards. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/06/2016

£12.00

Fire and explosion hazards in the biomass industries - issue 249

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With the increasing scale of biomass use, Tony Ennis outlines the major challenges related to the design of fire prevention and protection systems in large installations and in the emergency response to incidents of this nature. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/06/2016

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Fire in a polyethylene plant leads to process safety improvements - issue 249

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Following a loss of containment incident resulting in a jet fire, Peter Shields outlines the main lessons relating to hazard identification and the need for appropriate specification and assurance measures for the maintenance of critical equipment. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/06/2016

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Issue 248

LPB248, April 2016

Safety case studies learned from issue 248, April 2016 » More Details

Issue Date: 06/04/2016

£62.00

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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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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Oil spill from a sub-surface connection pipeline - issue 248

LPB248, April 2016

Corrosion caused by an unexpected interaction between a kerosene pipe’s protection system and an adjacent water pipe ultimately resulted in 846 tonnes of kerosene seeping into the soil prior to its detection. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/04/2016

£12.00

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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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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Flooding strikes a solvent recycling factory - issue 248

LPB248, April 2016

A severe flood at a chemical plant following a period of intense rainfall highlights the importance of thorough emergency planning where such events are a possibility. » More Details

Issue Date: 06/04/2016

£12.00

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