Still Going Wrong!
Case Histories of Process Plant Disasters and How They Could Have Been Avoided
By (author) Trevor A. Kletz
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Still Going Wrong! by Trevor A. Kletz
Book DescriptionThis is Trevor Kletz's follow up to his extremely successful "What Went Wrong? Case Histories of Process Plant Disasters". In it, Kletz reinforces the messages in his now-classic book of famous case histories, but the majority of the book covers points not covered in the original. This new volume will focus more on procedural changes that can be made, not only at the technical or engineering levels, but at the managerial level, to prevent disasters from happening. This volume follows up on the cases and strategies outlined in the original million-dollar seller: "What Went Wrong". It contains many new cases and areas for improvement, including the hazards of rust, corrosion, and many more new topics. It is written by the world's leading expert on industrial safety.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750677097
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Gulf Publishing
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Trevor A. Kletz
Process Plants, Hardback (May 2010)
Covers the design of inherently safer and user-friendly plants. This book demonstrates how chemical plants can withstand human error and equipment failures without serious effects on safety, output, or efficiency. It features sections that address the hierarchy of controls and highlight human factors in determining risk.
What Went Wrong, Hardback (July 2009)
Shows how many accidents occur through simple miscommunications within the organization, and how straightforward changes in design can often remove or reduce opportunities for human errors. This book presents an analysis of the design, operational and managerial causes of process plant accidents and disasters, and their aftermaths.
Learning from Accidents, Hardback (July 2001)
By analyzing accidents that have occurred, this book shows how we can learn and thus be better able to prevent accidents happening again. This book looks at various accidents covering the process industries, nuclear industry and transportation.
System Safety Engineering and Risk Assessment, Hardback (September 1997)» View all books by Trevor A. Kletz
A practical guide to how to build safety into products and industrial processes. It discusses how to implement a cost-effective safety management program, and the best system safety techniques from a range of different industries, with examples.
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Author Biography - Trevor A. Kletz
Trevor Kletz, OBE, D.Sc., F.Eng., a process safety consultant, has published more than a hundred papers and nine books on loss prevention and process safety, including most recently Lessons From Disaster: How Organizations Have No Memory and Accidents Recur and Computer Control and Human Error. His experience includes thirty-eight years with Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd., where he served as a production manager and safety adviser in the petrochemical division, and membership in the department of chemical engineering at Loughborough University, Leicestershire, England. He is currently senior visiting research fellow at Loughborough University and an officer of the Order of the British Empire.
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