Higher Education

Safety, Health, and Environmental Concepts for the Process Industry, 1st Edition

  • Michael Speegle San Jacinto College
  • ISBN-10: 1930528183  |  ISBN-13: 9781930528185
  • 192 Pages
  • © 2005 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $117.00
  • Newer Edition Available



Safety, Health, and Environmental Concepts for the Process Industry covers the multitude of safety and regulatory issues that every worker in the chemical processing industry should be familiar with. The basic concepts of rapidly changing and often challenging topics like OSHA regulations are covered in easy to understand language. Each chapter includes learning objectives, a list of the key terms in that chapter and their definitions, chapter summary, and review questions. Several appendices include reprints of important OSHA regulations.

Table of Contents

Working in the Chemical Processing Industry.
Basic Principles of Safety.
Process Safety Management.
Hazard Communication.
Respiratory Protection.
Personal Protective.
The Permit System.
Fire Prevention, Protection, and Control.
Environmental Standards.
Selected Topics.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Michael Speegle

Michael R. Speegle is currently the Department Chairman of Process Technology, Instrumentation and Electrical Technology at San Jacinto College in Pasadena, Texas. He holds a master's degree in biology from the University of Texas at Arlington, and has worked for 18 years in the petrochemical and refining industry in various roles. Retired from BP-Amoco, Speegle completed three oil and gas internships sponsored by BP to enhance the teaching of oil and gas exploration and production. He is also the author of several books and articles in the field and co-authored two textbooks for analyzer technicians. Speegle is a member of the Gulf Coast Process Technology Association and has received a certificate in oil and gas production from the Center for the Advancement of Process Technology.