SIESO Medal entries
Bhopal gas tragedy - the scar of process safety
In a paper to accompany their two posters, Tze Lin Kok et al introduce the Bhopal tragedy, outlining what happened and what were the key learning outcomes.
Bhopal gas tragedy - poster 1
Bhopal gas tragedy - poster 2
The 1974 Summerland disaster - lessons to the building industry from the process industry
Benjamin Khoo and Janet Skitt describe the 1973 fire at a leisure centre drawing parallels with the more recent Grenfell Tower disaster and highlighting where there are lessons to be learned
Safety under scrutiny - Flixborough 1974
Alex Norman et al explore the underlying and immediate causes of the Flixborough disaster, highlighting some of the legal and cultural changes regarding orocess safety that developed as a result.
Can process intensification improve process safety?
Tom Kavangh et al reflect on the T2 laboratories runaway reaction and examine how process intensification might be a possible way of mitigating against such circumstances in new designs.