Chemical Safety; Process Safety Management
Learn about radioactivity, process safety management, as well as the importance of personal protective equipment.Publisher: NPTEL
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In this course, you will learn about various case studies around the operations of the Flixbourough petrochemical plant and how it was affected by the explosion. The safety measures and reactor configuration that led to the Seveso accident will also be covered in this course. Then, you will learn about the extent of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, and the accident investigations surrounding the Bhopal gas tragedy.
Then, this course will teach you about radioactivity, as well as a definition of process safety management. You will also learn about the importance of personal protective equipment, and what type of personal protective equipment are used to protect various parts of the body. Lastly, you will learn about safety laws and regulations, and the effects of a nuclear disaster.
This course is helpful for learners who want to study in detail the extent of some of the industrial disasters that have happened in history, and how they affected the people and the environment. Learners can also understand the importance of process safety management in the workplace. Begin this course now to understand the importance of personal protective equipment and its applications.Start Course Now
Case Study: Historical Industrial Disasters
Case Study: Historical Industrial Disasters - Learning Outcomes
The Flixborough UK, Cyclohhexane Disaster: June 01, 1974
Seveso Accident: July 10, 1976
The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster: April 26, 1986
Bhopal Gas Tragedy: December 03, 1984
Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Investigation
Case Study: Historical Industrial Disasters - Lesson Summary
Nuclear Radiation and Safety
Nuclear Radiation and Safety - Learning Outcomes
Process Safety Management
Personal Protective Equipments
Safety: Laws and Regulations
Nuclear Disaster: Earthquake
Nuclear Radiation and Safety - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the effects of the Flixborough UK Cyclohexane disaster.
- Discuss the toxicological outcomes of the Seveso accident.
- Discuss the extent of the Chernobyl Nuclear disaster.
- Explain how the Bhopal gas tragedy affected the community.
- Identify the various investigation processes used after the Bhopal gas tragedy.
- Identify the severity and the dangers of these nuclear radiations.
- Explain the importance of process safety management in the chemical process.
- Identify the importance of personal protective equipment in industries.
- Discuss the various safety laws and regulations in the workplace.
- Explain the effects of nuclear disasters.
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