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Water-molten metal explosion in a foundry - issue 258

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An explosion at a foundry occurred when molten metal came into contact with water or humidity in the casting pit, despite a similar accident taking place four years previously at an adjacent site. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Anticipating emergency response difficulties - issue 258

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Drawing on data from the ARIA database, this paper analyses the frequently-seen factors which exacerbate emergency response situations. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Emergency response summaries - issue 258

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Various short case histories illustrate valuable learning points from responses to emergencies. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Issue 258

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Safety case studies learned from issue 258, December 2017 » More Details

Issue Date: 01/12/2017

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Leak and explosion from an underground pipeline in Kaohsiung Taiwan - issue 257

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The authors present a detailed analysis of this massive explosion from 2014, which resulted in multiple fatalities, giving recommendations to prevent and mitigate against the occurrence of similar incidents involving underground pipelines. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Key issues in performing HAZOP studies - issue 257

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Paul Baybutt identifies a number of issues that adversely affect the quality of HAZOP studies and makes recommendations to address these. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Fire and explosion involving runaway polymerisation - issue 257

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Ivan Vince describes a fatal runaway reaction within a cargo hold of container vessel, MSC Flaminia, in July 2012 caused by inappropriately stowed material. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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The failure of corporate management to equate process safety with production - issue 257

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Tony Moore reviews emergency responses to process industry incidents, calling for CEOs and company boards to ensure that suitable, appropriately resourced plans are developed and maintained at the organisation-wide level.  » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Lessons learned from accident responses - issue 257

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Zsuzsanna Gyenes describes several case studies where emergency plans have been activated and looks at the reasons why such plans sometimes fail and the lessons that can be learned. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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The fire at Hickson and Welch 21st September 1992 - issue 257

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Ken Patterson marks the 25th anniversary of the Hickson & Welch fire by reviewing the key process safety lessons that came out of this tragic accident. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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