7. Toxic Hazards Assessment

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312995.ch7

Guidelines for Evaluating Process Plant Buildings for External Explosions, Fires, and Toxic Releases, Second Edition

Guidelines for Evaluating Process Plant Buildings for External Explosions, Fires, and Toxic Releases, Second Edition

How to Cite

Center for Chemical Process Safety (2012) Toxic Hazards Assessment, in Guidelines for Evaluating Process Plant Buildings for External Explosions, Fires, and Toxic Releases, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312995.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470643679

Online ISBN: 9781118312995

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Keywords:

  • evaluation for toxics;
  • quantifying toxic hazards;
  • process limitations;
  • homeland security;
  • toxic protection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Determining if a Toxic Hazard Exists

  • Building Siting Evaluation for Toxics

  • Defining the Toxic Protection Concept

  • Evacuation vs. Sheltering-in-Place