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  • Incidents That Define Process Safetyby Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)

    Wiley 2013; US$ 120.00

    Incidents That Define Process Safety describes approximately fifty incidents that have had a significant impact on the chemical and refining industries' approaches to modern process safety. Events are described in detail so readers get a fundamental understanding of the root causes, the consequences, the lessons learned, and actions that can prevent... more...

  • Avoiding Static Ignition Hazards in Chemical Operationsby Laurence G. Britton

    Wiley 2010; US$ 150.00

    Written by Laurence Britton, who has over 20 years' experience in the fields of static ignition and process fire and explosion hazards research, this resource addresses an area not extensively covered in process safety standards or literature: understanding and reducing potential hazards associated with static electricity. The book covers the nature... more...

  • Unlikely Victoryby Jerome T. Coe

    Wiley 2010; US$ 96.95

    Many companies that stray too far from their core business fail. So how is it that General Electric, a major electrical manufacturing company, ended up as one of the top U.S. chemical producers—with 1998 sales of $6.6 billion? In Unlikely Victory, Jerome T. Coe, a retired 40-year career employee with General Electric, who spent more than 20 years... more...

  • AIChE Equipment Testing Procedure by American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

    Wiley 2010; US$ 96.95

    This procedure offers complete methodologies for sampling and measuring particle streams and summarizes methods of particle size analysis. It also lists operating variables to be considered and measured. Although the procedure is intended specifically for particle classification equipment, many of the items are also relevant to particle collection... more...

  • Health and Safety at Workby Jeremy Stranks

    Kogan Page 2010; US$ 60.00

    Health & Safety at Work: An Essential Guide for Managers is a practical guide to establishing systems and procedures for effective health and safety management and to the legal requirements for businesses. more...

  • Practical Compliance with the EPA Risk Management Programby R. J. Walter

    Wiley 2010; US$ 85.95

    At last, smaller chemical processing operations have truly easy access to process safety and risk management programs tailored to meet their needs. Written as a "how to" book with checklists, it offers sufficient information for managers of facilities with small chemical operations to implement a process safety program and meet existing regulations. more...

  • Guidelines for Engineering Design for Process Safetyby Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)

    Wiley 2010; US$ 195.00

    Inherently safer plants begin with the initial design. Here is where integrity and reliability can be built in at the lowest cost, and with maximum effectiveness. This book focuses on process safety issues in the design of chemical, petrochemical, and hydrocarbon processing facilities. It discusses how to select designs that can prevent or mitigate... more...

  • Usability Testing of Medical Devicesby Michael E. P.E. Wiklund; Jonathan Kendler; Allison Y. Strochlic

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 79.95

    To paraphrase a popular saying, usability testing should be done early and often. However, it doesn?t have to be an onerous process. Informative, practical, and engaging, Usability Testing of Medical Devices provides a simple, easy to implement general understanding of usability testing. It offers a general understanding of usability testing and reviews... more...

  • Handbook of Healthcare Delivery Systemsby Yuehwern Yih

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 154.95

    With rapidly rising healthcare costs directly impacting the economy and quality of life, resolving improvement challenges in areas such as safety, effectiveness, patient-centeredness, timeliness, efficiency, and equity has become paramount. Using a system engineering perspective, Handbook of Healthcare Delivery Systems offers theoretical foundations,... more...

  • Occupational Health and Safetyby Ronald J. Burke; Sharon Clarke; Cary L. Cooper

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that every year there are 2.2 million fatal and 270 million non-fatal accidents or occupational diseases worldwide. Occupational Health and Safety looks at the research into what causes accidents and errors in the workplace. Emphasizing the psychological and behavioural aspects of risk in organizations,... more...