Keep it Running, Keep it Safe: Process Machinery Safety and Reliability

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 18, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 304 pages
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Keep it Running, Keep it Safe is based upon the highly regarded Process Machinery Safety and Reliability by the same author. Keep it Running, Keep it Safe, is an invaluable ready reference for day to day work in the process industries. The book outlines a procedure for the assessment of machinery safety and reliability, covering:
  • Hazard assessment
  • Legal requirements
  • Reliability hazards and failure modes
  • Control of Hazards
  • Health and safety compliance

It provides a general interpretation of the relevant legislation and identifies safety measures and procedures for the assessment of equipment safety and reliability. With liberal use of case studies and real examples, it explains complex issues in a direct and straightforward style.

Keep it Running, Keep it Safe offers a comprehensive understanding of the issues and techniques involved in improving safety and reliability with the potential to make a real difference to everyday engineering practice for plant managers, plant engineers, maintenance engineers, loss prevention engineers, engineering designers, inspectors, and all those concerned with the safe and efficient operation of engineering plant.

 

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Contents

Scope and Introduction
1
The Law
9
Risk Assessment
53
Reliability Assessment
65
Control of Risks
87
Operations and Maintenance
99
Keep it Running
107
Keep it Safe
161
Epilogue
193
Bibliography
203
Appendix A Glossary
217
Machinery Directive checklist for process
229
Documentation relating to a firewater pump
239
Index
277
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Professor William Wong, CEng, FIMechE, FIMarEST is a respected and experienced engineer. Since his retirement he has been working largely within industry, as well as lecturing in safety and reliability at University College, London UK.

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