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What Went Wrong?: Case Histories of Process Plant Disasters and How They Co…



“What Went Wrong?” has revolutionized the way industry views safety.

The new edition continues and extends the wisdom, innovations and strategies of previous editions, by introducing new material on recent incidents, and adding an extensive new section that shows how many accidents occur through simple miscommunications within the organization, and how strightforward changes in design can often remove or reduce opportunities for human errors.

Kletz’ approach to learning as deeply as possible…

What Went Wrong

Pub Date : 1998-06-23 | Author : Trevor Kletz | Publisher : Elsevier

ISBN 10 : 0080524230
ISBN 13 : 9780080524238

Expert Trevor Kletz examines the causes and aftermaths of numerous plant disasters--almost every one of which could have been prevented. Case histories illustrate what went wrong, ..

Learning From Megadisasters

Pub Date : 2014-06-26 | Author : Federica Ranghieri | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781464801549
ISBN 13 : 1464801541

While not all natural disasters can be avoided, their impact on a population can be mitigated through effective planning and preparedness. These are the lessons to be learned from ..

The Tankship Tromedy

Pub Date : 2006-01-01 | Author : Jack Devanney | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0977647900
ISBN 13 : 9780977647903

Critique of current tankship regulatory system and call for fundamental changes in tanker design...

What Were They Thinking

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : David Hofstede | Publisher : Watson-Guptill Publications

ISBN 10 : 0823084418
ISBN 13 : 9780823084418

TV is never short of bad ideas, as demonstrated in a guide to one hundred of television's most memorable blunders and bloopers, arranged in a count-down format and including inform..

Still Going Wrong

Pub Date : 2003-11-14 | Author : Trevor Kletz | Publisher : Elsevier

ISBN 10 : 0080469922
ISBN 13 : 9780080469928

This is Trevor Kletz's follow up to his extremely successful What Went Wrong? Case Histories of Process Plant Disasters. In it, Kletz reinforces the messages in his now-classic boo..

Inert Gases In The Control Of Museum Insect Pests

Pub Date : 1999-12-01 | Author : Charles Selwitz | Publisher : Getty Publications

ISBN 10 : 9780892365029
ISBN 13 : 0892365021

A serious problem facing museum professionals is the protection of collections from damage due to insects. This book describes successful insect eradication procedures developed at..

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