- Departments / Centres
Industrial safety principles. Site selection and plant layout. Legal Aspects. Design for ventilation, Emergency response systems for hazardous goods basic rules and requirements which governs the chemical industries.
Chemical hazards classification. Hazards due to fire, explosion and radiation. Reduction of process hazards by plant condition monitoring, Materials Safety Data sheets and National Fire protection agency’s classifications .
Dangerous occupational diseases, poisoning, dust effect. The biomedical and engineering response to health hazards.
Control Of Hazards: Engineering control of plants instrumentation. Colour codes for pipe lines. Safety aspects of reactive chemicals.
Operation And Process Hazards: Safety in operations and processes. Runaway reactions, unstable products.
1. H. H. Fawcett and W. S. Wood, "Safety and Accident Prevention in Chemical Operation", 2nd Edn., Interscience, 1982.
2. "Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in Chemical Process Industries", Vol. III, Published by Institution of Chemical Engineers U.K., 1983.
1. T. Yoshida, "Safety of Reactive Chemicals", Vol. I, Elsevier, 1987.
2. H. Willium , " Industrial Safety Handbook", 2nd Edn., McGraw Hill, 1968.