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Process Risk and Reliability Management

Book: Process Risk and Reliability Management Process Risk and Reliability Management is a comprehensive book that shows how to develop and manage a risk program in the process industries.

The Process Safety Management (PSM) and the Safety and Environmental Management Systems (SEMS) rules are covered in detail.



The book has 20 chapters and 770 pages.

Contents
  1.  Risk Management
  2.  Compliance and Standards
  3.  Culture and Participation
  4.  Technical Information
  5.  Hazard Identification
  6.  Operating Procedures
  7.  Training and Competence
  8.  Prestartup Reviews
  9.  Asset Integrity
  10.  Management of Change
  11.  Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis
  12.  Emergency Management
  13.  Audits and Assessments
  14.  Consequence Analysis
  15.  Frequency Analysis
  16.  Reliability, Availailability and Maintainability
  17.  Managing a Risk and Reliability Program
  18.  Project Management
  19.  Contractors
  20. The Risk Management Professional
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Plant Design and Operations

Book: Plant Design and Operations Plant Design and Operations is an "8 o'clock on Monday morning" practical guide for those working in the process industries. It is scheduled for release in October 2014.
The book has 17 chapters and approximately 350 pages.

Contents
  1. Operations
  2.  Maintenance and Inspection
  3.  Energy Control Procedures
  4.  Occupational Safety
  5.  Chemicals
  6.  Personal Protective Equipment
  7.  Health and Industrial Hygiene
  8. Human Factors and Ergonomics
  9. Firefighting
  10. Safety in Design
  11.  Siting and Layout
  12.  Equipment
  13.  Piping and Valves
  14.  Safety Instrumentation
  15.  Transportation
  16.  Security
  17.  Common Hazards
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Offshore Safety Management (2nd Edition)

Book: Offshore Safety Management The 2nd edition of Offshore Safety Management provides a comprehensive description of how safety can be managed in the offshore oil and gas industries. It also provides extensive detail on Safety and Environmental Management Systems (SEMS), API's RP 75 Safety and Environmental Program (SEMP) and Safety Cases.

The book has 9 chapters and 352 pages.

Contents
  1. Risk Management
  2. Major Offshore Events
  3. Safety Offshore
  4.  Regulations and StandardsEngineering Standards
  5.  Safety and Environmental Management Systems (SEMS)
  6.  Contractors
  7.  Implementing SEMS
  8.  Safety Cases
  9. Formal Safety Analysis
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Engineering in an Age of Limits (1st Edition)

This book is currently being written - a publication date has not been announced.

Book: Engineering in an Age of Limits The world in which we live is entering an Age of Limits — limits to do with resources, particularly oil, the environment and financial. These limits will mean that our society will undergo some wrenching changes in coming years.

 

In its current draft form the book has 12 chapters.

Contents

  1. Age of Limits
  2. Four Strands
  3. Peak Forests
  4. Peak Coal
  5. Peak Oil
  6. Anthropocene Age
  7. Money
  8. Conservation
  9. New Sources of Energy
  10. Response: Technical
  11. Response: Leadership
  12. Bibliography
Further information is available here. To get a feel for some of the ideas that are discussed in the book please visit our Engineering in an Age of Limits blog.


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