Hazards of Steam, 4th Edition, 2004, paperback
Authors: BP and IChemE
Publication year: 2004
Extent: Paperback, 47 pages
Part of the BP Process Safety Series, winner of the 2004 Frank Lees medal for the most meritorious publication on the topic of safety and loss prevention in an IChemE publication.
Developed to compliment safety training, the latest edition of Hazards of Steam is the perfect reference tool and training aid for increasing operators’ awareness of the dangers of steam.
This publication starts out by describing how steam is used, its’ properties and the potential hazards associated with its’ use. Based on examples of real-life accidents, the potential threats are highlighted and the possible causes are explained, enabling operators to recognise any warning signs, before accidents occur. The book concludes with a self-test section allowing readers to test their understanding of the information presented.