Category Archives: Relief & Safety

Safety topics, including relief valve sizing and scenarios.

Chemical Plant Safety Tips Easily Forgotten

Today, a handful of safety lessons which are easy to forget when visiting a chemical plant: Dangerous chemicals: Every plant worth its salt will have Material Safety Datasheets (MSDSs) in prominent locations, and proper training, for each hazard. These sheets … Continue reading

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Introduction to Process Hazard Safety Meetings: Part 3 Advice for Running Meetings

This is the third in a three part series on process hazard meetings, such as HAZOPS, PHAs, What-Ifs, Checklists, and HAZANs. Part 1 introduced the concepts. Part 2 discussed meeting attendees and preparation. Part 3 will provide advice for running … Continue reading

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Introduction to Process Hazard Safety Meetings: Part 2 Attendees and Preparation

This is the second in a three part series on process hazard meetings, such as HAZOPS, PHAs, What-Ifs, Checklists, and HAZANs. Part 1 introduced the concepts. Part 2 discusses meeting attendees and preparation. Part 3, advice for running the meeting, … Continue reading

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Introduction to Process Hazard Safety Meetings: Part 1 Concepts and Worksheet

This is the first in a three part series on process hazard meetings, such as HAZOPS, PHAs, What-Ifs, Checklists, and HAZANs. Part 1 introduces the concepts. Part 2, meeting attendees and preparation, and Part 3, advice for running the meeting, … Continue reading

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Fluid Controls Institute Articles on Piping Elements

Check this out: the Fluid Controls Institute Technical Resources Page. If you have to select piping elements, the papers will help you. Things like: Strainers Instrumentation Control Valves Safety Vales Tracing Steam Traps If you need a practical read on … Continue reading

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