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Safety issues of unexploded munitions - issue 263

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Unexploded and live ordinance can create serious problems both for industry and for society at large, posing risk of injury and death as well as economic disruption. Mark Hailwood outlines some of the central issues. » More Details

Issue Date: 02/10/2018

£12.00

Ammonium nitrate behaviour - issue 263

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Kish Shah explores the potential hazardous properties of ammonium nitrate, significant accidents that have occurred and the storage and handling practices that have been developed as a result. » More Details

Issue Date: 02/10/2018

£12.00

The fire and explosions at Marlie Farm - issue 263

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Ken Patterson outlines a fatal accident in a fireworks facility in the UK in 2006 due mainly to non-compliance with the facility’s license in terms of the amount and type of fireworks stored on the site and exacerbated by incomplete and false information being passed to the emergency services. » More Details

Issue Date: 02/10/2018

Series of mass explosions in a fireworks plant - issue 263

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Fausta Delli Quadri describes a fatal accident in a fireworks facility in Italy in 2013 and discusses some of the failings that were highlighted in the safety management system, in particular violation of safety regulations and infringement of safety procedures; failings in the on-site emergency procedures; inadequate construction and siting of the facility. » More Details

Issue Date: 02/10/2018

£12.00

Fireworks entertainment does not come without risk - issue 263

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Paula Arama analyses a selection of accidents involving fireworks from the ARIA database and presents important lessons learned for each stage of the production process (manufacturing, storage, use, transport and disposal).  » More Details

Issue Date: 02/10/2018

£12.00

Evangelos Florakis Naval Base explosion - issue 263

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Roger Stokes reviews this case involving a major explosion of military ordnance that occurred at a naval base in Cyprus in July 2011 resulting in thirteen fatalities and outlines the relevant lessons to be learned by the process industry. » More Details

Issue Date: 02/10/2018

£12.00

Issue 263

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Safety case studies learned from issue 263, October 2018 » More Details

Issue Date: 02/10/2018

£62.00

Reflections on Longford - issue 262

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Margaret Donnan recounts the unrelenting drive following Longford to improve the control of major hazards, resulting in a major step change improvement in process safety across the industry. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/08/2018

£12.00

Lessons for the Seveso Directive from Longford Australia - issue 262

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Kenney, Boult and Pitblado comprehensively review the main lessons learned from Longford and highlight where there are implications for other organisations. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/08/2018

£12.00

Lessons from Longford 20 years on - issue 262

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Bob Weiss outlines a timeline of the “everyday” type of events which led up to the accident and reflects on some of the lessons that have most resonated with him since. » More Details

Issue Date: 03/08/2018

£12.00

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