"Analyzes health and hazard risk assessment in commercial, industrial, and refining industries. Emphasizes legal requirements, emergency planning and response, safety equipment, process implementation, and occupational and environmental protection exposure guidelines. Presents applicatoins and calculations for risk analysis of real systems, as well as numerous end-of-chapter examples and references."
Introduction: past history; legislation; emergency planning and response. Process and plant accidents: process fundamentals; process equipment; classification of accidents; fires, explosions, toxic emissions and hazardous spills; process applications. Health risk assessment: introduction to health risk assessment; health hazard identification; dose-response; exposure assessment; health risk analysis and characterization. Hazard risk assessment: introduction to hazard risk assessment; event/hazard identification; accident causes and probability; accident consequences and evaluation; hazard risk analysis. Quantitative hazard risk assessment: hazard risk assessment fundamentals; hazard risk assessment calculations; hazard risk analysis applications.