Safety Considerations in the Chemical Process Industries

  • Stanley M. Englund

Abstract

In recent years there has been an increased emphasis on chemical process safety as a result of a number of serious accidents. Public awareness of these accidents has provided a driving force for industry to improve its safety record. Local and national governments are taking a hard look at safety in industry as a whole and the chemical industry in particular, and there has been an increasing amount of government regulation.

Keywords

Process Safety Flammability Limit Dust Explosion Chemical Process Industry Autoignition Temperature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanley M. Englund
    • 1
  1. 1.The Dow Chemical Co.MidlandUSA

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