Guidelines for Process Safety in Bioprocess Manufacturing Facilities
Copyright © 2011 American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Inc.
Published Online: 30 NOV 2010 04:06PM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470251492
Online ISBN: 9780470949146
About this Book
This book helps advance process safety in a key area of interest. Currently, no literature exists which is solely dedicated to process safety for the bioprocessing industry. There are texts, guidelines, and standards on biosafety at the laboratory level and for industrial hygiene, but no guidelines for large-scale production facilities. In fact, biosafety is largely defined as a field that promotes safe laboratory practices, procedures and use of containment equipment and facilities. Additionally, biomedical engineers, biologists, or other professionals without chemical engineering training or knowledge of inherently safe design are designing many of these facilities.