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Leak and explosion from an underground pipeline in Kaohsiung Taiwan - issue 257

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The authors present a detailed analysis of this massive explosion from 2014, which resulted in multiple fatalities, giving recommendations to prevent and mitigate against the occurrence of similar incidents involving underground pipelines. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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The failure of corporate management to equate process safety with production - issue 257

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Tony Moore reviews emergency responses to process industry incidents, calling for CEOs and company boards to ensure that suitable, appropriately resourced plans are developed and maintained at the organisation-wide level.  » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Lessons learned from accident responses - issue 257

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Zsuzsanna Gyenes describes several case studies where emergency plans have been activated and looks at the reasons why such plans sometimes fail and the lessons that can be learned. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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The fire at Hickson and Welch 21st September 1992 - issue 257

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Ken Patterson marks the 25th anniversary of the Hickson & Welch fire by reviewing the key process safety lessons that came out of this tragic accident. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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A chemical fire that caused major local disruption - issue 257

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Tony Fishwick discusses the causes, consequences and measures taken following a major fire at a hazardous waste facility in 2007, and outlines other instances of fires at different waste management and storage facilities. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Fire and explosion involving runaway polymerisation - issue 257

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Ivan Vince describes a fatal runaway reaction within a cargo hold of container vessel, MSC Flaminia, in July 2012 caused by inappropriately stowed material. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Issue 257

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Safety case studies learned from issue 257, October 2017 » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Key issues in performing HAZOP studies - issue 257

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Paul Baybutt identifies a number of issues that adversely affect the quality of HAZOP studies and makes recommendations to address these. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/10/2017

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Runaway reactions part 1 thermochemistry statistics and control measures - issue 256

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Zsuzsanna Gyenes and Phillip Carson outline the basic thermochemistry of reactive hazards, the statistics of accidents involving runaway reactions, and general control measures to minimise risk and mitigate the consequences. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/08/2017

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Runaway reactions part 2 Causes of accidents in selected CSB case histories - issue 256

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Zsuzsanna Gyenes and Phillip Carson describe the main causes of some major accidents from runaway reactions to link the theory and practice, and to highlight the similar lessons arising from each accident. » More Details

Issue Date: 01/08/2017

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