Lees' Process Safety Essentials: Hazard Identification, Assessment and Control

Lees' Process Safety Essentials: Hazard Identification, Assessment and Control

By: Sam Mannan (author)Paperback

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Lees' Process Safety Essentials is a single-volume digest presenting the critical, practical content from Lees' Loss Prevention for day-to-day use and reference. It is portable, authoritative, affordable, and accessible - ideal for those on the move, students, and individuals without access to the full three volumes of Lees'. This book provides a convenient summary of the main content of Lees', primarily drawn from the hazard identification, assessment, and control content of volumes one and two. Users can access Essentials for day-to-day reference on topics including plant location and layout; human factors and human error; fire, explosion and toxic release; engineering for sustainable development; and much more. This handy volume is a valuable reference, both for students or early-career professionals who may not need the full scope of Lees', and for more experienced professionals needing quick, convenient access to information. It boils down the essence of Lees' - the process safety encyclopedia trusted worldwide for over 30 years. It provides safety professionals with the core information they need to understand the most common safety and loss prevention challenges. It covers the latest standards and presents information, including recent incidents such as Texas City and Buncefield.

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About Author

M. Sam Mannan, PhD, PE, CSP, is a chemical engineering professor and director of the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M University. He is an internationally recognized expert on process safety and risk assessment. His research interests include hazard assessment and risk analysis, flammable and toxic gas cloud dispersion modeling, inherently safer design, reactive chemicals and run away reactions, aerosols, and abnormal situation management.

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/01/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781856177764
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 570
  • ID: 9781856177764
  • weight: 1542
  • ISBN10: 1856177769

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