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Guidelines for Hazard Evaluation Procedures

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ISBN-10: 0471978159

ISBN-13: 9780471978152

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Staff

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"Guidelines for Hazard Evaluation Procedures, 3rd Edition" keeps process engineers updated on the effective methodologies that process safety demands. Almost 200 pages of worked examples are included to facilitate understanding. References for further reading, along with charts and diagrams that reflect the latest views and information, make this a completely accessible work. The revised and updated edition includes information not included in previous editions giving a comprehensive overview of this topic area.
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Book details

List price: $165.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Publication date: 4/18/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

List of Tables
List of Figures
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Hazard Evaluation Procedures
Management Overview
Introduction to the Guidelines
Relationship of Hazard Evaluation to Risk Management Strategies
Anatomy of a Process Incident
The Role of Safeguards
Hazard Evaluation Throughout a Plant Lifetime
Hazard Evaluation and Regulations
Limitations of Hazard Evaluation
Preparation for Hazard Evaluations
Analysis Objectives
Developing the Review Scope and Boundaries
Information Requirements
Use of Software Programs
Personnel and Skills
Schedule and Execution
Initial Team Review Meeting
Hazard Identification Methods
Analyzing Material Properties and Process Conditions
Using Experience
Developing Interaction Matrixes
Hazard Identification Results
Using Hazard Evaluation Techniques to Identify Hazards
Initial Assessment of Worst-Case Consequences
Hazard Reduction Approaches and Inherent Safety Reviews
Non-Scenario-Based Hazard Evaluation Procedures
Preliminary Hazard Analysis
Safety Review
Relative Ranking
Checklist Analysis
Scenario-Based Hazard Evaluation Procedures
What-If Analysis
What-If/Checklist Analysis
Hazard and Operability Studies
Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
Fault Tree Analysis
Event Tree Analysis
Cause-Consequence Analysis and Bow-Tie Analysis
Other Techniques
Selection of Hazard Evaluation Techniques
Factors Influencing the Selection of Hazard Evaluation Techniques
Decision-Making Process for Selecting Hazard Evaluation Techniques
Example Using the Proposed Selection Criteria
Hazard Reviews for Management of Changes
Combined Hazard Reviews
Hazard Evaluation at Different Plant Lifetime Stages
Integrating Occupational Safety, Environment, Reliability, Maintainability, Quality, and Security into Hazard Evaluations
Risk-Based Determination of the Adequacy of Safeguards
Scenarios from Scenario-Based Hazard Evaluations
Severity of Consequences
Frequency of Initiating Causes
Effectiveness of Safeguards
Risk Estimation using Risk Matrix or Direct Calculation
Layer of Protection Analysis
Analysis Follow-Up Considerations
Development of Recommendations
Prioritization of Hazard Evaluation Results
Documentation of Hazard Evaluations
Development of a Management Response to a Hazard Evaluation
Resolution of Action Items
Communication of Special Findings/Sharing of Information
Use of Hazard Evaluation Results over the Plant Lifetime
Extensions and Special Applications
Hazard Evaluation of Procedure-Based Operations
Hazard Evaluation of Processes Controlled by Programmable Systems
Hazard Evaluation of Chemical Reactivity Hazards
Combinations of Tools
Human Factors and Human Reliability Analysis
Facility Siting
Worked Examples and Appendices
Preface to the Worked Examples
Management Overview of the Worked Examples
Introduction to the Worked Examples
Instructional Strategy
How to Use the Worked Examples
Description of the Example Facility and Process
Company and Facility Background
Process Overview
Description of the Process Lifetime
Hazard Identification for the Example Process
Analysis of Material Properties
Review of Experience
Interaction Matrix
Hazard Evaluation Techniques Used for Hazard Identification
Research and Development - What-If Analysis
Conceptual Design - Preliminary Hazard Analysis
Pilot Plant Operation - HAZOP Study
Detailed Engineering - Fault Tree and Event Tree Analysis
Construction/Start-up - Checklist Analysis and Safety Review
Routine Operation - Safety Review for Management of Change
Routine Operation - HAZOP Study for Cyclic Review
Plant Expansion - Relative Ranking and HAZOP for a Batch Process
Incident Investigation - FMEA and HRA
Decommissioning - What-If/Checklist Analysis
Additional Checklists and Forms
Supplemental Questions for Hazard Identification
Symbols and Abbreviations for Example Problem Drawings
Software Aids
Chemical Compatibility Chart
Organizations Offering Process Safety Enhancement Resources
Selected Bibliography