CH4140 – Hazard Assessment and Mitigation in Chemical Process Industries


CH4140 – Hazard Assessment and Mitigation in Chemical Process Industries


Course Content :

Review of Industry Accidents

Toxic Substance and Confined Spaces: Relationship of Doses and Responses, Threshold Limiting Values, Exposure Thresholds, Confined Spaces Hazards, Respiratory Protection, Prevention and Control.

Fire and Explosion: Fire triangle, BLEVE, VCE, Detonation and Deflagration, Flammability Diagram.

Chemical Process Safety: Decomposition & Runaway Reactions, Initiating factors, Case Studies.

Hazard management: Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment: Hazard Evaluation, Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP), Probabilistic Hazard Evaluation.

References

  1. S Banerjee, Industrial Hazard and Plant Safety, Tayor & Francis, 2003.
  2. Daniel A. Crowl, Joseph F. Louvar, Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals with Applications – Prentice Hall, 2002.
  3. L. Goetsch, “The Safety and Health Handbook” Prentice Hall, 2000.