Process Safety Knowledge Management in the Chemical Process Industry

  title={Process Safety Knowledge Management in the Chemical Process Industry},
  author={Mingliang Chen},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Engineering},
  • Mingliang Chen
  • Published 20 October 2016
  • Business
  • Journal of Chemical Engineering
Chemical process industry is a high risk industry which can result in catastrophic casualties, loss of properties, and environment damage. Process safety should always come first in the chemical process industry. Researchers have made great efforts to make the chemical process industry safer for people and the environment. Effective process safety management is the guarantee for process safety. Key elements of process safety management and risk based process safety are presented and discussed… 

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