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A member of the BP Process Safety Series developed as a complement to safety training, this text makes the perfect reference tool and training aid. The book increases the awareness of operators within the chemical and process industries, to the hazards of electricity and static electricity. It begins by describing how electrical and static electrical hazards can occur, before pointing out the potential hazards. This second edition includes a section on arc flash and blast hazards and two new incident descriptions covering storage tank filling hazards and lightning hazards. Using case studies of actual accidents to highlight the potential threats and explain the possible causes before giving potential safeguards, it raises the knowledge and awareness of operators to the dangers of electricity and static electricity, enabling them to spot hazards before accidents occur. The book concludes with a self-test section allowing readers to test their understanding of the! information presented. An excellent introduction to the topic for students.
Produced by BP and endorsed by IChemE's Loss Prevention Panel, these books were developed to complement safety training. They are ideal reference tools within the workplace, increasing awareness of hazards and helping operators to understand safe operating practices and procedures.
Titles In This Series Include:
Hazards of oil refining distillation units, 2008 edition - ISBN 9780852955222
Confined Space Entry (2005 Edition) - ISBN 9780852954799
Hazardous Substances in Refineries (2005 Edition) - ISBN 9780852954829
Hazards of Electricity and Static Electricity (2006 Edition) - ISBN 9780852955031
Hazards of Nitrogen and Catalyst Handling (2006 Edition) - ISBN 9780852955079
Hazards of Trapped Pressure and Vacuum (2005 Edition) - ISBN 9780852954751
Hazards of Steam (2004 Edition) - ISBN 9780852954683
Hazards of Water (2004 Edition) - ISBN 9780852954669
Hotel Fire Safety (2005 Edition) - ISBN 9780852954805
Liquid Hydrocarbon Tank Fires (2008 Edition)- ISBN 9780852955284
Safe Furnace and Boiler Firing (2005 Edition) - ISBN 9780852954720
Safe Ups and Downs for Process Units (2006 Edition) - ISBN 9780852955024
Control of Work (2007 Edition) - ISBN 9780852955147
LNG Fire Protection and Emergency Response (2007 Edition) 9780852955154
Hazards of Oil Refining Distillation Units (2008 Edition) - ISBN 9780852955222
IChemE, the Institution of Chemical Engineers, is the center for chemical, biochemical and process engineering professionals worldwide.
We are the heart of the process community, promoting competence and a commitment to sustainable development, advancing the discipline for the benefit of society and supporting the professional development of members.
Some of the areas we publish in include:
-Safety in the process industries - the BP Process Safety series
-Consultancy for chemical engineers
-Project management in the process industries
-Contract management in the process industries - International Forms Of Contract series
-Communication skills for engineers
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Book Description IChemE, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0852955030