Hazards of Trapped Pressure and Vacuum, 3rd Edition, 2009, paperback
Authors: BP and IChemE
Publication year: 2009
Extent: Paperback, 104 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 Trapped Pressure and Vacuum includes new case materials, a section on rupture disks and a revised bibliography.
This book begins by describing trapped pressure and vacuum and their uses within the process industries, before pointing out the potential hazards. Using case studies of actual accidents to highlight the potential threats and explain the possible causes, it raises the knowledge and awareness of operators to the dangers of trapped pressure and vacuum, enabling them to spot and rectify hazards before accidents occur.