Safety and Loss Prevention


These pages include publications ranging from contents pages through short documents to complete books, which are available without payment. Neither IChemE nor the Safety and Loss Prevention Special Interest Group can vouch for the completeness or accuracy of these resources. Information is given in good faith but without any liability on the part of IChemE.


  • HSE Acronyms and Abbreviations
    This is a compilation of acronyms and abbreviations commonly used within HSE. It is based on information gathered from all parts of HSE. Where possible they have been verified from printed sources. Abbreviations readily available elsewhere, have not been included in this edition.

  • US Environmental Protection Agency Glossary
    This glossary contains definitions of terms used in the Risk Assessment Portal. These definitions are not all-encompassing, but are useful "working definitions" for the concepts outlined herein.

Periodicals (contents/abstracts only)

  • Process Safety and Environmental Protection
    Publication of the Institution of Chemical Engineers. PSEP aims to be the principal international journal for publication of high quality, original papers in the branches of engineering concerned with the safety of industrial processes and the protection of the environment.

  • Combustion and Flame
    The mission of the journal is to publish high quality work from experimental, theoretical, and computational investigations on the fundamentals of combustion phenomena and closely allied matters.

  • Journal of Chemical Health and Safety
    The Journal of Chemical Health and Safety focuses on news, information, and ideas relating to issues and advances in chemical health and safety. The Journal of Chemical Health and Safety covers up-to-the minute, in-depth views of safety issues ranging from OSHA and EPA regulations to the safe handling of hazardous waste, from the latest innovations in effective chemical hygiene practices to the courts' most recent rulings on safety-related lawsuits.

  • Journal of Hazardous Materials
    The Journal of Hazardous Materials publishes full length research papers, reviews, case studies and short communications which improve our understanding of the hazards and risks certain materials pose to people and the environment or deal with ways of controlling these hazards and associated risks.

  • Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries
    Loss Prevention is concerned with process and plant design; plant layout; hazard analysis, accident and loss; plant commissioning and inspection; plant operation; maintenance and modification; process control and monitoring; design of protective systems; equipment design and reliability; use of computer systems in loss prevention; operational management and training aspects; accident analysis; emergency planning; transport and offshore; hazards assessment.
  • Hazards Forum Newsletters
    The quarterly newsletter of the Hazards Forum.

  • Natural Hazards Observer
    The Bimonthly Periodical of the Natural Hazards Center. The Natural Hazards Observer covers disaster issues, recent disaster management and education programs, hazards research, political and policy developments, resources and Web sites, upcoming conferences, and recent publications.


Books and large documents