The industrial operator's handbook
- by H.C. Howlett II ; foreword by Trevor Kletz.
- Petroleum & chemical industries ed.
- Houston, Tex. : Gulf Pub. Co., 1996.
- Physical description
- xvi, 344 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
- Howlett, H. C. (Hop C.)
- Anatomy of an accident-- principles of operation-- controlling equipment and using procedures-- monitoring critical operating parameters-- independent verification-- keeping logs and recording data-- combatting emergencies and casualties-- overseeing maintenance, modification and testing-- isolating energy hazards-- conducting continuity training-- evaluating operating performance-- a case study in implementation.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This handbook is written to educate anyone engaged in the operation or technical support of an industrial complex in the principles and skills of systematic industrial operation. A series of case studies probes the methods of failure by which industrial accidents occur, evaluates 12 vital operating skills, examines the importance of investigating abnormal events, and explains the role of self-assessment in implementing the strategy. A special supplement addresses practices for compliance with OSHA 1910 regulations govering process safety management and mechanical integrity of equipment and systems.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- 0884154130 (alk. paper)
- 9780884154136 (acid-free paper)
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