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release date: Feb 01, 2015
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2015 International Fuel Gas Code Commentary
A must-have for anyone seeking to advance their knowledge of the 2012 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), this book examines both the technical requirements of the code and its practical implications. The 2015 INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE COMMENTARY accomplishes this by pairing the code's full text with in-depth commentaries that explore the regulations it contains. These commentaries delve into the rationale for various provisions, strategies for applying them in the real world, and the consequences that may result if they are not followed. The book uses a clear, straightforward writing style that will demystify the code and instill a solid working knowledge of its requirements for code officials, engineers, architects, inspectors, plan examiners, contractors, and anyone who works closely with the 2015 IFGC.
release date: Sep 07, 2006
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Process Technology Safety, Health, and Environment
Extensively rewritten, reorganized, and updated to match the curriculum standard as defined by the Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT), this Second Edition offers an easy-to-follow investigation into the entire spectrum of safety, health, and environmental concerns related to the process industry. Coherent coverage is designed to take learners on a straightforward journey towards understanding the plethora of important regulatory issues governing today's chemical processing arena. Readers will acquire valuable process technology insight as they become acutely familiar with accident prevention, risk assessment and management, policy and procedures preparation, plant operations safety, and more.
release date: Jul 14, 2021
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Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Disposing  of Chemicals
Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Disposal of Chemicals combines two bestsellers-Prudent Practices for Handling Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories and Prudent Practices for Disposal of Chemicals from Laboratories. These titles have served for more than a decade as leading sources of chemical safety guidelines for the laboratory. Developed by experts from academia and industry, with specialties in areas of chemical sciences, pollution prevention, and laboratory safety, Prudent Practices for Safety in Laboratories provides step-by-step planning procedures for handling, storage, and disposal of chemicals. The volume explores the current culture of laboratory safety and provides an updated guide to federal regulations. Designed around a recommended workflow protocol for experiments, the book provides practical information on assessing hazards, managing chemicals, disposing of wastes, and more!
release date: Nov 04, 2017
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Art of Dog Christmas: A Holiday Coloring Book For Animal Lovers Featuring Dogs, Cats, Pigs & Goats

2018 GIFT IDEAS | COLORING BOOKS FOR GROWN-UPS | ANTISTRESS

Enter a festive world of creativity and stress relief with this relaxing holiday coloring book for everyone. Inside you'll find a curated collection of 40 unique hand drawn full-page coloring designs that will take you on an inspiring adventure of the dogs you love. Each whimsical design, illustrated in vibrant detail, offers a fun and easy way to unleash your inner artist and to exercise your creativity. Art of Dog Christmas is perfect for decorating with markers, colored pencils, gel pens, or watercolors, and is printed single-sided on high-quality 60 pound bright-white paper, to minimize bleed-through.

Happy Colouring!

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  • Premium matte finish cover design
  • Printed single-sided on bright white paper
  • Perfect for all coloring mediums
  • Printed on bright-white 60 pound (90 gsm) paper stock
  • Large format 8.5" x 11.0" (21.5cm x 28cm) pages
  • Black patterned reverse pages to minimize bleed-through

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release date: Apr 10, 2008
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Firefighter's Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting
The knowledge and skills you need - the way you need it. That is what Firefighter's Handbook: Essentials of Firefighting, Third Edition aims to provide with this new edition of our basic book. Consisting of the newly revised information that is offered in the Firefighting & Emergency Response book, this version of the Firefighter's Handbook removes the hazardous materials related content, providing a more affordable option for those departments, academies and schools in which hazardous materials is taught in a separate course. Current firefighting topics include a new chapter on large incident and disaster response, as well as new information on fire life safety initiatives, managing air supply and performing emergency checks, predicting building collapse, GPS technology, thermal imaging use in search and rescue, new considerations for terrorism response, and much more!
release date: Apr 10, 2012
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Guidelines for Engineering Design for Process Safety
This updated version of one of the most popular and widely usedCCPS books provides plant design engineers, facility operators, andsafety professionals with key information on selected topics ofinterest. The book focuses on process safety issues in the designof chemical, petrochemical, and hydrocarbon processing facilities.It discusses how to select designs that can prevent or mitigate therelease of flammable or toxic materials, which could lead to afire, explosion, or environmental damage.

Key areas to be enhanced in the new edition include inherentlysafer design, specifically concepts for design of inherently saferunit operations and Safety Instrumented Systems and Layer ofProtection Analysis. This book also provides an extensivebibliography to related publications and topic-specificinformation, as well as key information on failure modes andpotential design solutions.

release date: Sep 15, 1993
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Guidelines for Engineering Design for Process Safety
Inherently safer plants begin with the initial design. Here is where integrity and reliability can be built in at the lowest cost, and with maximum effectiveness. This book focuses on process safety issues in the design of chemical, petrochemical, and hydrocarbon processing facilities. It discusses how to select designs that can prevent or mitigate the release of flammable or toxic materials, which could lead to a fire, explosion, or environmental damage. All engineers on the design team, the process hazard analysis team, and those who make basic decisions on plant design, will benefit from its comprehensive coverage, its organization, and the extensive references to literature, codes, and standards that accompany each chapter.
release date: Aug 01, 1998
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Process Plants: A Handbook for Inherently Safer Design (Chemical Engineering)
This easy-to-read source provides a wealth of stimulating information on the design of inherently safer and user-friendly plants. It demonstrates how plants can withstand human error and equipment failure without serious effects on safety, output, or efficiency. Examples of user-friendly design and increased coverage on design procedures are implemented.
release date: Dec 28, 2001
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Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Manual and Desk Reference
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Manual & Desk Reference is a straightforward reference and training source designed to provide the site safety and health professional with a comprehensive guide to responding to emergencies involving releases or potential releases of hazardous substances. Important topics are discussed such as: Toxicology, Sampling and Analysis, Personal Protective Clothing, Chemical Incompatibility, Decontamination, Labels, Placards, and Other Identification, and Site Investigation, Control, and Emergency Response.

Designed along the lines of 29CFR 1910.120 (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response regulation), this manual covers the training requirements of managers, supervisors, and professionals (engineers and scientists) involved in hazardous waste site operations and includes all topics covered in the OSHA-required 40-hour training course.

The CD-ROM contains the book on PDF as well as the NIOSH Chemical Database for 2002. There are blank forms such as: site health and safety plans, checklist, worksheets, sample MSDS sheets, accident report forms, and site visit forms.

The CD also includes sample questions, practice exams and practical field exercises.

release date: Mar 11, 1999
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Chemical Process Safety:  Learning from Case Histories, Second Edition
In this easy-to-understand book, the author, drawing on his many years of practical experience, addresses the problems experienced with management of change in chemical plants. He cites examples of the consequences of the insufficient review of changes implemented to solve one problem, which then create another.
Unwise chemical plant modifications are one of the major causes of chemical plant accidents and all proposed good ideas involving change require careful review and analysis before implementation. Illustrated with many case histories this book highlights the incidents of unforseen, undesirable consequences of unwise change within chemical and petrochemical plants and petroleum refineries.



Illustrated with many case histories, this book highlights the incidents of unforeseen, undesirable consequences of unwise change within chemical and petrochemical and petroleum refineries.

Provides a series of short, descriptive accidents

Supplemented with sketches and vivid photos

Offers practical sections on mechanical integrity, management of change, and incident investigation programs
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