Extensively rewritten, reorganized, and updated to match the curriculum standard as defined by the Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT), this Second Edition offers an easy-to-follow investigation into the entire spectrum of safety, health, and environmental concerns related to the process industry. Coherent coverage is designed to take learners on a straightforward journey towards understanding the plethora of important regulatory issues governing today's chemical processing arena. Readers will acquire valuable process technology insight as they become acutely familiar with accident prevention, risk assessment and management, policy and procedures preparation, plant operations safety, and more.
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Table of Contents
Introduction to Process Safety.
Routes of Entry & Environmental Effects.
Gases, Vapors, Particulates, & Toxic Metals.
Hazards of Liquids.
Hazardous Chemical Identification: HAZCOM, Toxicology, DOT.
Fire and Explosion.
Electrical, Noise, Heat, Radiation, Ergonomic and Biological Hazards.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Regulatory Overview: OSHA, PSM, EPA, NFDA, DOT.