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Safety, Health and Environment for Process Technicians

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ISBN-10: 0966551524

ISBN-13: 9780966551525

Edition: 1999

Authors: Charles E. Thomas

List price: $67.95
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Safety, Health, and Environmental Concepts for the Process Industry is an all-new, comprehensive textbook for students in process technology programs and it is a valuable reference for process plant operators. This text has been designed to parallel the objectives developed by the Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT). The topics are explained in detail and in an easy-to-read style. Each chapter begins with chapter objectives and ends with review questions. The text is highly illustrated. There is a complete glossary of terms and a list of additional references in the back of the book.
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Book details

List price: $67.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/2/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Charles E. Thomas, Ph.D., is a professor and division chair at Lee College, where he teaches Process Technology, Safety Management, and Manufacturing Engineering. Widely regarded as the foremost textbook author on process technology, Dr. Thomas is credited with creating the discipline in the 1990s. His prior professional experience includes tenure with Exxon Research and Engineering and Exxon Chemicals in a variety of operational, research and development, and training system roles. He earned his B.A. from Western Illinois University, his M.S. from the University of Texas, and his Ph.D. from Texas A & M University.

The Process Technician?s Role in Safety, Health, and Environment. History of the Safety and Health Movement. Accidents in the Workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation. Toxic Hazards Hazard Recognition. Engineering Control of Hazards. Hazard Communication. Personal Protective Equipment. Noise and Vibration Hazards. Respiratory Protection. Hazards of Heat and Temperature. Process Safety Management. Permit System. Hazardous Waste Operations. Administrative Control of Hazards. The Human Factor. Stress, Drugs, and Violence. Process Hazards I?Pressure, Steam, and Air. Process Hazards II?Light Ends, Water, and Electrical Hazards. Process Sampling and Testing. Fire and Fire Hazards. Hurricanes and Plant Security