2. The Concept of Inherent Safety

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety

Published Online: 16 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470925195.ch2

Inherently Safer Chemical Processes: A Life Cycle Approach, Second Edition

Inherently Safer Chemical Processes: A Life Cycle Approach, Second Edition

How to Cite

Center for Chemical Process Safety (2008) The Concept of Inherent Safety, in Inherently Safer Chemical Processes: A Life Cycle Approach, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470925195.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471778929

Online ISBN: 9780470925195

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Keywords:

  • process risk management;
  • inherent safety;
  • protection layers;
  • inherent safety levels;
  • hazards

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Process Risk Management and Inherent Safety

  • Inherent Safety Defined

  • Inherently Safer Approaches

  • Layers of Protection

  • Levels of Inherent Safety

  • Worked Example

  • Summary