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Hazards papers: Engineering and Design

Hazards papers: Engineering and Design

ISBN: 978-1-911446-65-1

£149.00 price excludes VAT

This package contains copies of papers presented at the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Hazards conferences in the UK under the theme of ‘Engineering and Design’. In addition, papers presented under the same heading at the 2013 and 2014 conferences have also been included free of charge.

Additional packages covering Knowledge and Competence, Systems and Procedures and Assurance, Human Factors and Culture are also available.

All papers are in a printable PDF format and will be sent via a link to your email upon purchasing.


Hazardous areas – Hazardous area classification

  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 35 The “Duktus” for the Assessment of Explosion Hazards – a Methodical Toolbox for Application Katharina Maiwald, Bastian Liske and Uli Barth 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 36 A closer look to some aspects of the methodology of hazardous area classification using CFD Lorenzo Mauri and Kees van Wingerden 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 37 Area Zoning, its role in a Risk-Based Process Safety Programme for Combustible Dusts Stephen Garner, Brenton Cox, Justin Bishop and Mark Fecke
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 38 Area Classification of Flammable Mists: Summary of Joint-Industry Project Findings Simon Gant, Richard Bettis, Simon Coldrick, Graham Burrell, Roger Santon, Brian Fullam, Kyriakos Mouzakitis, Anthony Giles and Philip Bowen 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 39 Issues in DSEAR Implementation 2015 Tony Ennis 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 40 Design of Thermally Resistant Buildings for Shelter in Place Richard Haigh 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 27 Validation of the new ignition source “exploding wire” for dust explosion testing in the 20-L-sphere Arne Krietsch, Yolada Kwangvitayanon, Martin Schmidt, Alexander Klippel, Volkmar Schröder and Marc Scheid 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 28 Hazardous area classification for biomass Steven Sherwen and Herodotos Phylaktou 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 29 Dust explosions – hazardous area classification – powder handling areas Di Shen, Olivier Leroy and Keith Plumb


Safety and Design

  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 23 Integrating ALARP and Inherent Safety into Fast-Track Design David Stephens and Simon Round 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 24 Interlocking isolation valves – less is more Andy Brazier 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 25 Studying the relationship between inherently safer design and equipment reliability Nilesh Ade, Guanlan Liu and M. Sam Mannan 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 33 Application of global sensitivity analysis to FDS simulations of large LNG fire plumes Adrian Kelsey, Simon Gant, Kevin McNally and Steven Betteridge 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 60 Flixborough: Lessons which are still relevant today Robin Turney 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 61 Comparison of predictions from the gas dispersion model DRIFT (Version 3) against URAHFREP data Graham Tickle 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 62 Consequence analysis of uncontrolled fluid flow in wellbore Ruochen Liu, Ray Mentzer, Sam Mannan and Rashid Hasan 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 38 Design of a safe hazardous materials warehouse Renato Benintendi and Simon Round 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 52 Inherent safety application to ensure an ALARP design at concept stage Khama Matiti 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 68 Making facilities safer by design Graeme Ellis 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 67 Lessons for safe design and operation of anaerobic digesters A. Jenkins, L. Gornall and H. Cripps


Asset Integrity

  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 38 A hierarchical guide to evaluating your Asset Integrity Management System against international practice Mark Wright and Jerry Mullins 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 40 Offshore critical barrier identification; management of their continuing suitability and their verification Richard Potter and Justin Holroyd 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 26 Creeping Changes Richard Goff, Jill Wilday and Justin Holroyd 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 27 Data Trending to Support Ageing and Life Extension (ALE) in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) Oil and Gas Industry Colin Chambers and Howard Harte 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 28 Risks Associated with Caissons on Ageing Offshore Facilities Michael Johnson, Paul Murray, Peter Joyce and Innes Lawtie 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 24 Stochastic SIL verification for complex safety instrumented systems Sara Shahidi and Mehran Pourzand 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 25 Integrity challenges in harsh environments: lessons learned and potential development strategies Faisal Khan, Salim Ahmed, Seyed Javad Hashemi, Ming Yang, Susan Caines and Dan Oldford 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 26 Well integrity – Christmas tree acceptable leakage rate and sustained casing pressure Mrudhul Raj

 Operations and maintenance

  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 66 Measuring the Human Response to Alarms Tony Atkinson 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 68 Development of an Alarm Analysis Process for Use within the Process Industries Neil Hunter, Jamie Henderson and David Embrey
  1. Hazards 13 – Paper 14 A Benchmarking study on asset integrity and the issues of ageing plant in the UK chemicals industry J. Hought and A. Fowler 
  1. Hazards 13 – Paper 15 Operator alarms are the first line of defence R.W. Brooks, A. Mahoney and J. Wilson 
  1. Hazards 13 – Paper 16 Pass it on! Revisiting shift handover after Buncefield J. Wilkinson and R. Lardner 
  1. Hazards 13 – Paper 17 Addressing work execution is key to improving day to day operational risk management and enhancing process safety management P. Murray and S. Lehmann 
  1. Hazards 13 – Paper 18 Complacency as a casual factor in accidents – fact or fallacy? G. Innes-Jones 
  1. Hazards 13 – Paper 53 Extending the hazard register M. Phillips 
  1. Hazards 13 – Paper 54 Essential process safety management for managing multiple oil and gas assets J. Hopkins 
  1. Hazards 13 – Paper 55 Using oil & gas emergency response training to help ensure the understanding of the major hazards of hydrocarbon industries D. R. Charlton and J. W. Sinclair 
  1. Hazards 13 – Paper 56 The importance of recognising and managing ageing plant D. Mansfield, T. Atkinson and J. Worsley 
  1. Hazards 13 – Paper 57 Permits around the world R. Barrett and D. Scott 

 Toxic, Fire, Explosion and Chemical reaction hazards

  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 20 Fire and explosion risk in biodiesel production plants: a case study Luca Marmo, Enrico Danzi, Leonardo Tognotti, Valerio Cozzani, Ernesto Salzano, Valeria Casson Moreno and Daniela Riccio 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 21 Effectiveness of oil mist detectors in relation to oil mist droplet size and concentration Andrew Thorpe and Sumeet Pabby 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 22 Is there a bomb in your basement? Boiler explosion hazards that are often forgotten in risk assessments Gaynor Woodford-Phillips 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 63 Assessment of the maximum gas generation rate of a gas generating system under runaway conditions Nepu Saha, Marcelo Castier, Rym Kanes and Luc Véchot 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 64 Managing the Chemical Reactivity Hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Stephen Garner, Brenton Cox, Brock Bobbitt, Russel Ogle and Beverley Parrish
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 65 The Relationship between a Thermal Analysis and a Safety-Relevant Problem Bastian Liske, Katharina Maiwald, Uli Barth and Pablo Lerena Eskenazi 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 17 Investigating the Impact of Internal and External Convection on Thermal Explosion in a Spherical Vessel Alistair Campbell 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 18 Large-Scale Vented Deflagration Tests Peter Diakow, Kelly Thomas, Philip Parsons and Quentin Baker 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 19 Experimental Determination of the Rate of Flame Speed across LNG Pools Graham Atkinson, Jonathan Hall, James Hoyes, Simon Gant and Steven Betteridge 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 63 Evaluation and Mitigation of Fire and Explosion Risks Due to Aerosol Cans in Metal Waste Recycling A Janès and F Malet  
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 64 Fire and Explosion Hazards in the Biomass Industries Tony Ennis 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 65 A Screening Methodology for Determining Blast and Fire Risk to Indoor Safety Critical Equipment in the Chemical and Refining Industries P. Hodge, T. Anderson, M. Gandhi, D. Black, A. Raibagkar, K. Vilas and P. Smith 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 66 Fire Detection Strategies Based on Hazard Analysis in Scottish Whisky Distilleries James McNay 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 67 A Review of Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline Incidents to Derive Ignition Probabilities for Risk Assessment M. R. Acton, C. Robinson and O. J. Acton 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 68 Increasing Spatial and Directional Accuracy for the Dimensioning DRAG Loads from Accidental Explosions Nicolas Salaün, Lars Rogstadkjernet, Djurre Siccama and Per Erik Nilsen 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 20 The Influence of Explosion Relief Vent Layouts on Explosion Overpressures in Large Biomass Storage Vessels Rohan Samaraweera, Chris Coffey, Dave Price and Prankul Middha 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 21 Influence of Solvent Admixture on Explosibility of a Pharmaceutical Powder at Laboratory and Industrial Scale Md Nur Hossain, Paul Amyotte and Faisal Khan
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 22 EI15 4th Edition, Improvements and Application Steve Sherwen 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 49 Fire Protection Concept for the Storage of Pyrophoric Materials Armin Heyn 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 50 Screening Protocol to Identify Potentially Explosive Compounds in Early Stage Development Christopher Tickner, Paul Gillespie and Mark Hoyle 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 51 Analysing Phenol-Formaldehyde Resin Reactions for Safe Process Scale Up David Dale 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 52 Liquid Hydrogen Cyanide Polymerisation Hazards Craig Williams and Niklas Schwarz 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 63 Dispersion Modelling for Explosion Risk Analysis Tim Jones 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 64 The Effect of the Transient Stages of an Accidental Release on Gas Cloud Formation T Coates and CG Robinson 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 65 Characteristics of Elongated Vapor Cloud Explosions Jihui Geng, Kelly Thomas and Quentin Baker 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 39 Burning and explosion properties of metallic nano powders Arne Krietsch, Marc Scheid, Martin Schmidt and Ulrich Krause 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 40 A Correlation of the lower flammability limit for hybrid mixtures Jiaojun Jiang, Yi Liu and M. Sam Mannan 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 41 The influence of reduced pressure on flame propagation in dust/air mixtures Hannes Kern, Gerald J. Wieser and Harald Raupenstrauch 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 54 Consequence modelling of large LNG pool fires on water Steven Betteridge, James Hoyes, Simon Gant and Matthew Ivings 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 55 Analysis of fire and explosion hazards during surface transport of liquefied petroleum gas: A case study Nilambar Bariha, Indra Mani Mishra, Vimal Chandra Srivastava 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 56 Endex stabilization of thermally unstable and explosive liquid phase systems Rowena Ball 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 57 Study on mitigating ammonium nitrate fertiliser explosion hazards Zhe Han, Alba Pineda, Sonny Sachdeva, M. Sam Mannan and Maria I. Papadaki
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 10 New engineering guideline (VDI 2263 Part 7) on dust fires and explosions protection in spray drying and integrated equipment N. Jaeger 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 11 Exploding corn P. J. Caine and G. P. Ackroyd 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 12 Explosion properties of admixtures W. Rattigan and P. Holbrow 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 13 Explosibility of non-traditional dusts: experimental and modelling challenges P. Amyotte, F. Khan, S. Boilard, I. Iarossi, C. Cloney, A. Dastidar, R. Eckhoff, L. Marmo and R. Ripley 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 46 Ignition hazards and area classification of hydrocarbon cold vents by the offshore oil and gas industry A. K. Pemberton, A. M. Thyer and H. S. Ledin 

Dispersion modelling 

  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 01 How do we demonstrate that a consequence model is fit-for-purpose? Simon Coldrick 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 02 Relevance of the current modelling methods for the prediction of LNG vapour dispersion and development to be carried on Pierre Quillatre 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 03 Gravity-driven flammable vapour clouds Graham Atkinson 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 04 Jack Rabbit II 2015 trials: preliminary comparison of the experimental results against Drift and Phast dispersion model predictions Bryan McKenna, Maria Mallafrè Garcia, Simon Gant, Alison McGillivray, Rachel Batt, Mike Wardman, Harvey Tucker, Graham Tickle and Henk Witlox 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 01 Investigation of Cargo Tank Vent Fires on the GP3 FPSO, Part 1: Identification of Ignition Mechanisms and Analysis of Burning Droplets Mark Pursell, Simon Gant, Andrew Newton, Darrell Bennett, Louise O'Sullivan, Philip Hooker and David Piper 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 02 Investigation of Cargo Tank Vent Fires on the GP3 FPSO, Part 2: Analysis of Vapour Dispersion Simon Gant, Mark Pursell, Andrew Newton, Darrell Bennett, Louise O'Sullivan and David Piper 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 03 Gas Ingress into Buildings – Experimental Studies and their Relevance to Risk Assessment Phil Cleaver, Ann Halford, Karen Warhurst, Keith Armstrong and Julian Barnett 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 04 Modelling and Validation of Atmospheric Expansion and Near-Field Jet Dispersion for Pressurised Vapour or Two-Phase Orifice Releases Henk W. M. Witlox, Maria Fernandez, Mike Harper and Jan Stene 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 26 Performance Based Gas Detection: Geographic vs Scenario Based Approaches Using CFD G. Ferrara, R. Zhvansky, T. Bengherbia, S. H. Ledin, G. Rocha, I. Ahmed, M. D. Johnson and V. Tam 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 27 Gas and Vapour Dispersion Modelling Using the DRIFT 3 Model to Assess the Safety from Toxic and Flammable Chemical Major Hazards Helen Cruse, Alison McGillivray, Zoe Chaplin, Simon Coldrick, Harvey Tucker, Ron Macbeth and Graham Tickle 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 28 An Experimental and CFD Study into the Dispersion of Buoyant Gas Using Passive Venting in a Small Fuel Cell Enclosure T. S. Ghatauray, J. M. Ingram & P. G. Holborn 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 21 Validation of dispersion models for high pressure carbon dioxide releases C. M. Dixon, S. E. Gant, C. Obiorah and M. Bilio 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 23 Phast validation of discharge and atmospheric dispersion for pressurised carbon dioxide releases
  1. W. M. Witlox, M. Harper and A. Oke 

 Consequence modelling 

  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 41 Characterisation of a vehicle fire on a 7 tonne LPG road tanker Lorraine Jenney
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 42 The importance of considering realistic blast waveforms and corresponding methods of assessing structural damage when conducting quantitative risk assessments Christopher Stirling, Nicolas Misselbrook, Lisa Nikodym, John Mould and James Wesevich 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 43 Numerical predictions of the rollover phenomenon using computational fluid dynamics Antoine Hubert, Siaka Dembele, Petr Denissenko and Jennifer Wen 
  1. Hazards 27 – Paper 44 Consequences of the failure of mobile gas vessels D. Krentel, R. Tschirschwitz, M. Kluge, E. Askar, K. Habib, H. Kohlhoff, G. Mair, P. 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 45 Unpicking Oversimplification: Relief and Flare Studies for Complex Plant using Dynamic Process Modelling Ben Firth 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 46 Modelling the Human and Economic Costs of Major Industrial Accidents Timothy Aldridge, Oliver Gunawan, Helen Cruse, Kyran Donald, Neil Roche and Max Munday 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 47 Hazard Assessment of High Speed Rubber Dissolution into Toluene Using Computer Modelling of Electric Fields and Potentials I.D. Pavey, J.M. Butcher, W. Azizi and S.G. Farnworth 
  1. Hazards 26 – Paper 48 Towards Bespoke 3D Fire and Gas Mapping: Integration of Risk-Based Approach and CFD Modelling Khama Matiti, Alexandre Lebas, Chris Dysart, Ike Nwangwu and Shahab Baesi

 Consequence assessment 

  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 09 QRA Method for Land-Use Planning Around Natural Gas Production, Processing and Transportation Sites in the Netherlands Eelke Kooi, Gerald Laheij and Paul Uijt de Haag 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 10 Consequence Assessment for Weapon Impacts on Process Plant Colin Rettie, Matthew Vickers and Douglas McKechnie 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 11 A Review of Damages Observed after Catastrophic Events Experienced in the Mid-Stream Gas Industry Compared to Consequence Modelling Tools Karim Osman, Baptiste Geniaut, Nicolas Herchin and Vincent Blanchetière 
  1. Hazards 25 – Paper 12 The Importance of Testing in Developing Consequence and Vulnerability Models to Support Personnel Risk Calculations and to Quantify Potential Risk Mitigation Karen Vilas and Rob Magraw 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 21 Small scale experimental study of vaporization rates of liquid nitrogen released on water Nirupama Gopalaswami, M. Sam Mannan, Luc Vechot and Tomasz Olewski 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 22 Modelling of time-dependent dispersion for releases including potential rainout Henk W.M. Witlox and Mike Harper 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 23 Accumulation of hydrogen released into an enclosure fitted with passive vents – experimental results and simple models P. Hooker, J.R. Hoyes and J. Hall 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 33 Application of global sensitivity analysis to FDS simulations of large LNG fire plumes Adrian Kelsey, Simon Gant, Kevin McNally and Steven Betteridge 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 34 A methodology based on fault tree analysis to assess the domino effect frequency Antioco López-Molina, Richart Vázquez-Román, Efraín Quiroz Pérez and M. Guadalupe Félix-Flores 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 35 Modelling transient leaks from pressure vessels including effects of safety systems Jan Stene, Mike Harper and Henk W.M. Witlox 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 61 Comparison of predictions from the gas dispersion model DRIFT (Version 3) against URAHFREP data Graham Tickle 
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 62 Consequence analysis of uncontrolled fluid flow in wellbore Ruochen Liu, Ray Mentzer, Sam Mannan and Rashid Hasan
  1. Hazards 24 – Paper 63 A new integral dispersion model based on one-dimensional turbulence theory Jeffrey Rowley 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 36 Calculating toxic impacts to indoor populations A. G. Sarrack 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 37 Progressive analysis of control room vulnerability S. Ward, D. Bogosian and A. Christiansen 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 38 Case studies illustrate the benefits of simulation modelling D. Maggi, A. Verna and G. Stevens 
  1. Hazards 23 - Paper 39 Modelling the vaporization of cryogenic liquid spilled on the ground considering different boiling phenomena Y. Liu, X. Gao, T. Olewski, L. Vechot and M. S. Mannan 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 40 Key factors for the estimation of cross-country pipelines failure rates G. Pettitt 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 41 Presenting the societal risk of pipelines transporting hazardous materials U. Neunert and K.-D. Kaufmann 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 58 Proper application of flammability limit data in consequence studies J. R. Rowley and J. E. Bruce-Black 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 59 Effects of constraints on gas flow on the severity of vapour cloud explosions G. Atkinson 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 60 Dealing with the complexities of coincident flaring hazards in expanding offshore facilities C. Crowley 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 61 An integral model for pool spreading, vaporisation and dissolution of hydrocarbon mixtures M. I. Fernandez, M. Harper, H. Mahgerefteh and H. W. M. Witlox 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 62 Comparative study of models used in the estimation of risk from flash fire events at major hazard installations D. Lisbona, B. Briggs and M. Wardman 
  1. Hazards 23 – Paper 63 Advanced hybrid modelling of separators for safe design in oil/gas production plants J. Marriot

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