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The first part of this book (Chapters 1 and 2) provides an introduction and discusses basic concepts.
Chapter 3 deals with the use of the basic human senses for identifying hazards.
Chapter 4 deals with different classes and categories of hazards.
Chapter 5 deals with techniques and methodologies for identifying and evaluating hazards.
Chapter 6 deals with making risk based decisions.
Chapter 7 deals with follow-up and call to action.
Chapter 8 deals with learning and continuous improvement.
The Appendices provide references, case studies, hazard presentations and additional pictures.
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Gives you the tools to identify hazards early and prevent them from becoming disasters
This portable reference and practical guide to hazard identification is ideal for process operators, maintenance workers, and supervisors who are at the front lines in preventing fires, explosions, and toxic releases in chemical plants and refineries. With its extensive illustrations and step-by-step instructions, it will enable you to recognize a broad range of hazards and take appropriate steps to correct them before they become disasters.
A Practical Approach to Hazard Identification for Operations and Maintenance Workers begins with an introduction explaining how to best use this book and then reviews basic concepts in effective hazard identification. Next, the book details the information you need to know and the steps you need to take to identify and eliminate hazards as early as possible, including:
Using basic human senses to identify hazards
Distinguishing the unique characteristics of different classes and categories of hazards
Deploying effective techniques and methodologies to identify and evaluate hazards
Understanding risk and making risk-based decisions
Implementing an effective and comprehensive hazard management program
Learning from the past
References to the literature guide you to additional resources and information on individual topics.
This guide's accompanying CD-ROM includes a variety of helpful resources, including additional pictures, special hazard identification presentations, worksheets, and checklists. Moreover, case studies show you how the concepts and techniques discussed in the book are applied in real-world situations.About the Author:
THE CENTER FOR CHEMICAL PROCESS SAFETY (CCPS) was established by AIChE in 1985 to study and develop engineering and management practices that help prevent or mitigate catastrophic process safety accidents. CCPS publications provide the latest guidelines for the production, storage, and handling of flammable, explosive, and reactive materials. With the help of CCPS, companies can operate facilities safely and measure their own practices against today's most accepted industry practices.
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