Process Safety Progress

Cover image for Vol. 33 Issue 2

Edited By: Professor Ronald J. Willey and Associate Editor John Murphy

Impact Factor: 0.717

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 88/133 (Engineering Chemical)

Online ISSN: 1547-5913

Associated Title(s): AIChE Journal, Biotechnology Progress, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy

Occupational Health & Safety Virtual Issue


Process Safety Progress presents a special virtual issue - a collection of the Top 15 accessed articles published from the past year to mark the 2011 Occupational Health & Safety Virtual Event.

Published on behalf of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Process Safety Progress addresses such topics as incident investigations/case histories, hazardous chemicals management, hazardous leaks prevention, risk assessment, process hazards evaluation, industrial hygiene, fire and explosion analysis, preventive maintenance, vapor cloud dispersion, and regulatory compliance, training, education, and other areas in process safety and loss prevention, including emerging concerns like plant and/or process security.


Occupational Health & Safety Virtual Issue

Prevention and mitigation of dust and hybrid mixture explosions
Paul Amyotte, Matthew Lindsay, Ruth Domaratzki, Neil Marchand, Almerinda Di Benedetto, Paola Russo

Key safety roles in organizational changes
Paul A. Davidson, S.D. Mooney

Quantitative risk assessment for the transport of ammonia by rail
C.R. Che Hassan, B. Puvaneswaran, A.R. Aziz, M. Noor Zalina, F.C. Hung, N.M. Sulaiman

An oven explosion: Lessons learned on PSM applications
Michael D. Cazabon, Kirby Erickson

Determine SIS and SIL using HAZOPS
Héctor Javier Cruz-Campa, M. Javier Cruz-Gómez

Fire protection sprinkler system for extremely corrosive industrial duct environments
Paul Su, William W. Doerr

Implementation of a global mechanical integrity program
F. Russ Davis

Fires in silos: Hazards, prevention, and fire fighting (2009)
Stanley S. Grossel

Cryogenic extinguishment of liquid pool fires
Yiannis Levendis, Ali Ergut, Michael Delichatsios

Key issues with implementing LOPA
William Bill Bridges, Tony Clark

Conventions on multioperator sites: An efficient risk management tool
R. Gaucher, O. Dolladille

A review of nanomaterial safety concerns
Joseph H. Lavoie

LOPA misapplied: Common errors can lead to incorrect conclusions
Karen A. Study, John W. Champion

Improving process safety by addressing the human element
John Haesle, Chris Devlin, Jack L. Mccavit

Component failure rate data sources for probabilistic safety and reliability
L.C. Cadwallader, S.A. Eide

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