The proceedings of a symposium held at UMIST, Manchester, UK, April 1991, report recent work that will help in identifying, evaluating, avoiding, and mitigating process hazards. The topics covered are wide ranging: designing inherently safer plants, the role of computer control, use of the concepts of quality management and evaluation procedures including expert systems, the design and testing of vessels, quantification of potential damage from explosions, hazards of transporting chemicals, and the lessons to be learned from recent incidents. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORThe importance of the results is discussed in terms of the use KSE makes of guaeric failure rates se part of RISKAT, the ... The results obtaiaud for the pipework study have already beua described (2) while this paper describes the analysis ... The work reported here wse carried not Aq the sciuatific and technical cuosultants .
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