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Process Technology Safety, Health, and Environment

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781418038014

ISBN10:
1418038016
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/7/2006
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

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.

Author Biography

Charles E. Thomas holds BA, MS, and Ph.D. degrees (Ph.D. from Texas A&M University). He is a full-time instructor at Lee College in Baytown, Texas

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Introduction to Process Safety
1(16)
Key Terms
2(1)
Process Safety
2(2)
The History of the Labor and Safety Movement in the United States
4(4)
The Process Technician and the Chemical Processing Industry
8(1)
Attitudes and Behaviors
9(2)
New Technology and Potential for Catastrophic Events
11(2)
General Plant Safety Rules
13(1)
Summary
14(2)
Review Questions
16(1)
Hazard Classification
17(12)
Key Terms
18(1)
Common Industrial Hazards
19(1)
Physical, Chemical, Ergonomic, and Biological Hazards
19(1)
Electrical Hazards
20(1)
Industrial Noise Hazards
20(1)
Radiation Hazards
20(1)
Hazard Recognition
21(2)
Accident Prevention
23(1)
Accident Investigation
24(1)
Summary
25(2)
Review Questions
27(2)
Routes of Entry and Environmental Effects
29(14)
Key Terms
30(1)
Routes of Entry
31(1)
Dose Response Relationship
32(1)
Environmental Effects
33(1)
Exxon Valdez
33(1)
Air Pollution
34(1)
Air Pollution Control
35(1)
Agencies
35(1)
Air Permitting
36(1)
Water Pollution Control
37(1)
National Water Quality Standards
37(1)
Water Permitting
37(3)
Hazards: Senarios
40(1)
Summary
40(2)
Review Questions
42(1)
Gases, Vapors, Particulates, and Toxic Metals
43(22)
Key Terms
44(1)
Physical Hazards Associated with Gases, Vapors, Particulates, and Toxic Metals
45(2)
Health Hazards Associated with Gases, Vapors, Particulates and Toxic Metals
47(1)
Asbestos
48(1)
Bhopal---Union Carbide
49(5)
Particulates
54(1)
Dust and Gases
55(3)
Dust Explosions
58(1)
Flammable Gases
58(1)
Compressed Gas Cylinder
58(1)
Metallic Substances
59(2)
Metallic Compounds
61(1)
Metals that are Fire Hazards
61(1)
Summary
61(3)
Review Questions
64(1)
Hazards of Liquids
65(18)
Key Terms
66(1)
Introduction to the Hazards of Liquids
66(1)
Safely Handle, Store, and Transport Hazardous Chemicals
67(1)
Physical Hazards Associated with Liquids
68(1)
Health Hazards Associated with Liquids
68(1)
Pressure and Pressurized Equipment
69(1)
Process Systems
69(2)
Flammable Liquid Storage
71(1)
Spontaneous Combustion
71(1)
Oxidizers
72(1)
Hazards of Steam
73(1)
Hazards of Water
73(3)
Hazards of Light-Ends
76(2)
Water Hazards
78(1)
Acids and Caustics
78(1)
Solvents
79(1)
Paints and Adhesives
79(1)
Summary
80(2)
Review Questions
82(1)
Hazardous Chemical Identification: Hazcom, Toxicology, and Dot
83(16)
Key Terms
84(1)
Introduction to Hazardous Chemical Identification
84(1)
The Hazard Communication Program---The Workers' Right-to-Know Act
84(1)
Requirements of the Standard
85(1)
Delivery of the Standard to Employees
85(2)
The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
87(2)
Toxicology
89(1)
Safety Signs, Tags, and Warning Labels
90(1)
Department of Transportation
90(1)
Dot Material Classification
91(1)
Dot Shipping Papers
92(1)
Dot Marking, Labeling, Placarding
92(3)
Hazardous Materials Identification System (HMIS)
95(1)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
95(2)
Summary
97(1)
Review Questions
98(1)
Fire and Explosion
99(28)
Key Terms
100(1)
Fire, Explosion, and Detonation
101(1)
Chemical Explosions
101(1)
Texas City Fire and Explosion
102(6)
Houston's Phillips and Arco Explosions
108(2)
Outcomes
110(1)
Polymers and Fire
110(1)
Flammable, Explosive, and Radioactive
111(1)
Flammable and Explosive Materials
112(1)
Radiation Hazards
112(1)
Fundamentals of Fire Prevention, Protection, and Control
113(1)
The Chemistry of Fire
113(1)
Hazard of Air
114(1)
Fire Stages
115(1)
Flashpoint, Flammable Limits, Ignition Temperature
115(1)
Fire Classification System
116(1)
Types of Fire Extinguishers
116(5)
Fire Extinguisher Use
121(1)
Fighting Fires
121(2)
Summary
123(2)
Review Questions
125(2)
Electrical, Noise, Heat, Radiation, Ergonomic, and Biological Hazards
127(14)
Key Terms
128(1)
Plant-Specific Hazards
128(1)
Electricity
129(1)
Electrical Equipment
130(1)
Bonding and Grounding
131(1)
Heat and Radiation
131(1)
Hearing Conservation and Industrial Noise
132(3)
Ergonomic Hazards
135(1)
Hazards of Confined Spaces
136(1)
Hazards of Lifting
136(1)
Biological Hazards
136(1)
Blood-Borne Pathogens
137(1)
Summary
137(2)
Review Questions
139(2)
Operating Hazards
141(40)
Key Terms
142(2)
Operating Hazards
144(1)
Hazards with Equipment
144(9)
The Human Factor
153(2)
Types of Permits
155(4)
Confined Space Entry
159(4)
Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) CFR 29 1910.147
163(2)
Opening or Blinding Permits
165(1)
Routine Maintenance Permits
166(1)
Fall Protection
167(2)
Hoisting Equipment
169(1)
HAZWOPER
170(2)
Emergency Response
172(1)
Hazardous Waste Operations
173(3)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
176(1)
Bunker Gear
176(1)
Cutting, Welding, and Brazing
177(1)
Summary
177(3)
Review Questions
180(1)
Personal Protective Equipment
181(22)
Key Terms
182(1)
Personal Protective Equipment
183(2)
Hand Protection
185(1)
Eye Protection
186(1)
Foot Protection
187(1)
Head Protection
188(1)
Ear Protection
188(1)
Skin Protection
188(1)
Hazards in the Workplace
189(1)
Hazards Prevention
189(1)
Emergency Response---Four Levels of PPE
189(3)
Written Respiratory Protection Programs
192(1)
Air Purifying Respirators
192(1)
Air-Supplying Respirators
192(1)
Selecting a Respirator
193(1)
Caring for and Using Respirators
194(3)
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
197(1)
Hose Line Respirators
198(2)
Summary
200(2)
Review Questions
202(1)
Engineering Controls
203(18)
Key Terms
204(1)
Risk Evaluation
204(2)
Design and Operate Plants for Safety
206(1)
Alarms and Indicators
207(1)
Fire Alarms and Detection Systems
208(1)
Toxic Gas Alarms and Detection Systems
209(1)
Redundant Alarm and Shutdown Devices
209(1)
Interlocks and Automatic Shutdown Devices
209(1)
Process Containment and Upset Controls
210(1)
Closed Systems/Closed-Loop Sampling
211(1)
Floating Roof Tanks/Ventilation Systems
212(1)
Effluent Control/Waste Treatment
213(2)
Noise Abatement
215(1)
Flares
215(1)
Pressure Relief Devices
216(1)
Deluge Systems and Explosion Suppression Systems
217(1)
Summary
217(2)
Review Questions
219(2)
Administrative Controls
221(12)
Key Terms
222(1)
Introduction to Administrative Controls
222(1)
Community Awareness and Emergency Response
223(1)
Job Safety Analysis
223(1)
Hazards and Operability Study
224(1)
Training and Mandated Training
224(1)
Housekeeping
225(1)
Safety Inspections and Audits
225(1)
Monitoring Equipment
226(2)
First Aid
228(1)
Summary
229(3)
Review Questions
232(1)
Regulatory Overview: OSHA, PSM, EPA, NFDA, and DOT
233(12)
Key Terms
234(1)
Occupational Safety and Health Act
235(1)
Process Safety Management (CFR 29 1910.119)
236(2)
Employee Participation
238(1)
Process Safety Information
238(1)
Process Hazard Analysis
239(1)
Operation Procedures
239(1)
Employee Training
240(1)
Contractors
240(1)
Pre-Startup Safety Review
240(1)
Mechanical Integrity
240(1)
Hot-Work Permit
240(1)
Management of Change
241(1)
Incident Investigation
241(1)
Emergency Planning and Response
241(1)
Compliance Audits
241(1)
Trade Secrets
241(1)
Environmental Protection Agency
242(1)
Summary
242(2)
Review Questions
244(1)
Glossary 245(10)
Index 255


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