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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

£62.00

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

£12.00

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

£12.00

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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Why detonation should be included in risk and hazard assessment - issue 252

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Vincent Tam and Mike Johnson discuss how the occurrence of deflagration detonation transition (DDT) is under-reported in accident investigations due to an incomplete picture of vapour cloud explosions, and call for guidance and standards to better reflect the potential for DDT. » 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

£12.00

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

£12.00

Editorial - issue 251

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Introduction to the special issue by Iqbal Essa and Mark Hailwood » More Details

Issue Date: 05/10/2016

£12.00

Fire and explosion of LPG tanks at Feyzin - issue 251

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Adrian Bunn and Mark Hailwood highlight the factors behind the uncontrolled release from a propane storage sphere, which ultimately resulted in a series of BLEVEs. » More Details

Issue Date: 05/10/2016

£12.00

The great explosion of 1916 - issue 251

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Phillip Carson describes a huge explosion at an explosives manufacturing site in Faversham, UK, during World War I that resulted in the deaths of 108 people. » More Details

Issue Date: 05/10/2016

£12.00

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