SSC Book about Process Safety recommended by the AIChE.

24 November 2010

In the recent 'Safety & Health Newsletter' of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) the book is reviewed and recommended to process safety supervisors or entry level engineers entering the process safety community.

Part of the review:

"25 Years Later: The largest industrial disasters with hazardous material.

This title presents an in-depth analysis of two 1984 disasters: the LPG explosions (BLEVES) that occurred near Mexico City, and the Bhopal, India MIC gas release...The author writes in the opening “Who is interested in a book about these old disasters? My reply is anyone who works in the process safety field. The underlying root causes of these accidents trace back to underlying cause of many accidents that have followed... I recommend the book to any process safety supervisor or entry level engineer entering the process safety community."

Ron Willey, Sept 2, 2010
Dr. Ronald J. Willey is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. He also serves as a co-editor of the quarterly publication, “Process Safety Progress.†

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