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Safety, health, and environment for process technicians / Charles E. Thomas.

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Location: Stoney Creek STACKS TP150 .S24 T48 2007
Barcode: 0134109743895
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781418038014 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1418038016 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 270 p. : ill.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Australia ; Thomson Delmar Learning, c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction to process safety -- Hazard classification -- Routes of entry and environmental effects -- Gases, vapors, particulates, and toxic metals -- Hazards of liquids -- Hazardous chemical identification, hazcom, toxicology, and dot -- Fire and explosion -- Electrical, noise, heat, radiation, ergonomic, and biological hazards -- Operating hazards -- Personal protective equipment -- Engineering controls -- Administrative controls -- Regulatory overview, OSHA, PSM, EPA, NFDA, and DOT -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Chemical processes > Safety measures.
Chemical engineering > Safety measures.
Chemical engineers > Health and hygiene.
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