Consider the Role of Safety Layers in the Bhopal Disaster

December
,
2014

As the situation unfolded, numerous layers of protection failed. Take a look at the safety layers that worked and those that did not, and ask whether there are similarities at your facility.
 

Author Bios: 

Dr. Ronald J. Willey

Dr. Ronald J. Willey is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. He is an active member of SACHE (Safety and Chemical Engineering Education), a group dedicated to integrating principles of Process Safety into undergraduate Chemical Engineering education. He is the author of over 80 technical papers and over 10 SACHE products, including a product devoted to the Properties of Materials.

Dr. Willey is a registered Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and is presently the Vice Chair of the Board of Registration for...Read more

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