Emergency Response to a Non-Collision HAZMAT Release from a Railcar

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety
  1. R.A. Ogle,
  2. D.R. Morrison and
  3. M.J. Viz

Published Online: 25 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470924839.ch25

Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response

Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response

How to Cite

Center for Chemical Process Safety (2010) Emergency Response to a Non-Collision HAZMAT Release from a Railcar, in Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470924839.ch25

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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:

  • uncontrolled molten sodium release;
  • health and safety commission;
  • hazardous installations directorate;
  • petrochemical processing;
  • COMAH

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • First Accident: Railcar Explosion at Customer Site

  • Second Accident: Railcar Explosion on Isolated Rail Spur

  • Third Accident: Railcar Undamaged but Commodity Lost at Isolated Rail Spur

  • Summary

  • Lessons Learned

  • Conclusions