CCPS Process Safety Glossary

An implementation program level under the EPA RMP Rule. Applies to those...

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An implementation program level under the EPA RMP Rule. Applies to certain...

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An implementation program level under the EPA RMP Rule. Applies to certain...

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A collection of available computer programs and routines.

A digitally operating electronic system, designed for use in an industrial...

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A user's built configuration consisting of a programmable controller and...

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A system based on a computer connected to sensors and/or actuators in a...

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): A microcomputer-based solid-state control system which receives inputs...

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A Catalogued Peripheral to assist in programming, testing, commissioning,...

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A phase in the development of computerized systems in which a brief...

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The exercising of a passive system. The test is required to simulate the...

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The time interval between checking a protection system.

The interval of time between two successive proof tests. Dimension (Time...

A run through the process substituting nonhazardous materials (e.g., water)...

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An energetic discharge caused by electrical breakdown of the dielectric...

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Human, process, and environmental actions and influences that contribute to...

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The boundary that is or can be built upon including the opposite side of a...

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The side of a flame arrester and system to which it is connected where flame...

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Systems such as pressure vessel relief valves, which function to prevent or...

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The collection of H/W and methodologies that comprise the effort to maintain...

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The cause factor which directly produces the effect without the intervention...

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The maximum concentration in air of a toxic material to which the public...

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A cloud of pollutants resulting from a nearly instantaneous or short...

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See Instantaneous Release.

A gas that is continuously or intermittently added to a system to render the...

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Term used to describe a substance capable of spontaneous combustion when in...

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A chemical that will ignite spontaneously in air at a temperature of 130°F (...

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A gas that will spontaneously ignite in air at or below a temperature of 130...

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Refers to the method of evaluation gained through experience (e.g.,...

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A planned, systematic pattern of actions necessary to provide suitable...

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Refers to the method of evaluation obtained through measurement or...

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The systematic development of numerical estimates of the xpected frequency...

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Abruptly stopping a reaction by severe cooling or by catalyst inactivation...

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Rapid cooling from an elevated temperature, e.g., severe cooling of the...

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The largest diameter of a cylindrical tube that will just quench (extinguish...

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The distance between two parallel plates (flat walls) that will just quench...

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