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A full range of safety, health and environmental issues that relate to the process industry are thoroughly covered in this newly updated text. Process Technology: Safety, Health and Environment, 3rd edition includes new material such as responding to the use of weapons of mass destruction, hurricanes, tornados, and other natural disasters along with a comprehensive discussion on conducting a job hazard analysis. New safety problems, line-drawings, study/review questions and instructor directed applications that enhance learning and retention of new text material while integrating safety, science and theory with process equipment and systems. The addition of a thorough review of hazards associated with operating systems common to the chemical industry will make this book an invaluable resource.
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Charles E. Thomas, Ph.D., is a professor and division chair at Lee College, where he teaches Process Technology, Safety Management, and Manufacturing Engineering. Widely regarded as the foremost textbook author on process technology, Dr. Thomas is credited with creating the discipline in the 1990s. His prior professional experience includes tenure with Exxon Research and Engineering and Exxon Chemicals in a variety of operational, research and development, and training system roles. He earned his B.A. from Western Illinois University, his M.S. from the University of Texas, and his Ph.D. from Texas A & M University.Review:
Preface 1. Introduction to Process Safety. 2. Hazard Classification. 3. Routes of Entry and Environmental Effects. 4. Gases, Vapors, Particulates, and Toxic Metals. 5. Hazards of Liquids. 6. Hazardous Chemical Identification: Hazcom, Toxicology, and Dot. 7. Fire and Explosion. 8. Electrical, Noise, Heat, Radiation, Ergonomic, and Biological Hazards. 9. Safety Permit Systems. 10. Personal Protective Equipment. 11. Engineering Controls. 12. Administrative Controls. 13. Regulatory Overview: OSHA, PSM, EPA, NFDA, and DOT. 14. HAZWOPER. 15. Process System Hazards. 16. Weapons of Mass Destruction, Hurricanes, and Natural Disasters. Glossary. Index.
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