An atmospheric pressure relief device discharge point or downstream destructive device (e.g. flare, scrubber)discharge point that results in a potential hazard, such as the formation of flammable, toxic or corrosive mixtures at grade level or on elevated work structures, or ignition of relief streams at the point of emission.ادامه مطلب
The weight of gas, liquid, or solid material released
from an LOPC which, if exceeded, results in the event being recordable as either a Tier 1 or Tier 2 PSE. The threshold quantities are described more fully in API/ANSI standard RP 754 and follow the UNDG classification system.
Cost of repairs or replacement, cleanup, material disposal, environmental remediation and emergency response. Direct cost does not include indirect cost, such as business interruption and feedstock/ product losses, loss of profits due to equipment outages, cost of obtaining or operating temporary facilities, or cost of obtaining replacement products to meet customer demand. Direct cost does not include the cost of the failed component leading to LOCP, if the component is not further damaged by the fire or explosion.ادامه مطلب
Deliberate deviations from rules, procedures, regulations, etc. An individual or a group of people fully aware that they were taking a risk, i.e. knowingly take short cuts, or failing to follow procedures, to save time or effort. Usually well-meaning, but misguided in an attempt to ‘get the job done’.ادامه مطلب