Lessons Learned from a Major Accident Involving Uncontrolled Molten Sodium Release

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety
  1. A. Wilson1,
  2. R De Cort1 and
  3. W. Crumpton2

Published Online: 25 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470924839.ch24

Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response

Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response

How to Cite

Center for Chemical Process Safety (2005) Lessons Learned from a Major Accident Involving Uncontrolled Molten Sodium Release, in Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470924839.ch24

Author Information

  1. 1

    Health and Safety Executive, Bootle, Merseyside, UK

  2. 2

    Health and Safety Executive, Bootle, Merseyside, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780816909544

Online ISBN: 9780470924839

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Keywords:

  • value chain vulnerability;
  • terrorist attacks;
  • security-sensitive inventories;
  • baseline security;
  • screening

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why have Emergency Plans?

  • The Incident: Background, the Event and the Development

  • The Immediate Cause of the Incident

  • Investigation

  • The Emergency Response and Protecting the Public

  • Alerting and Assuring The Public – the Broader Picture

  • Conclusions