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Process Safety for Engineers: An Introduction, 2nd Edition


April, 2022





Process Safety for Engineers

Familiarizes an engineer new to process safety with the concept of process safety management

In this significantly revised second edition of Process Safety for Engineers: An Introduction, CCPS delivers a comprehensive book showing how Process Safety concepts are used to reduce operational risks. Students, new engineers, and others new to process safety will benefit from this book.

In this updated edition, each chapter begins with a detailed incident case study, provides steps that help address issues, and contains problem sets which can be assigned to students.

The second edition covers:

  • Process Safety: including an overview of CCPS’ Risk Based Process Safety
  • Hazards: specifically fire and explosion, reactive chemical, and toxicity
  • Design considerations for hazard control: including Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis
  • Management of operational risk: including management of change

In addition, the book presents how Process Safety performance is monitored and sustained.

The associated online resources and lectures can be downloaded here, you will need to access the files using the password provided in the book. 

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