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Case Study: Anatomy of a Major Process Unit Explosion Investigation An Interdisciplinary Approach to Multiple Causes
(Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center, 2002)
This paper is a case study that describes an investigation of a large-scale chemical process unit explosion. The technical objective to determine what happened and why is driven by process safety and good engineering ...
Common Causes and Corrections for Explosions and Fires in Improperly Inerted Vessels
(Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center, 2001)
Causal factors and corrective actions surrounding improperly inerted vessel incidents are developed and compared. Several case studies of flash fires or explosions involving these improperly inerted process vessels are ...