A Risk Based Approach for the Evaluation of Firefighting Equipment on Liquefied Gas Jetties (eBook)

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September 1999


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A Risk Based Approach for the Evaluation of Firefighting Equipment on Liquefied Gas Jetties (eBook)

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Covers a systematic risk management approach for a hypothetical LPG installation at a town jetty and at a remote jetty.

 

PUBLISHED DATE: SEPTEMBER 1999
No. OF PAGES: 70

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This book is provided to support LPG operators who already have considerable expertise in the management of potentially hazardous materials. Risks to be managed will vary from site to site, depending on the quantities of LPG handled and the methods used in their operations.

 

The book describes a systematic risk management approach and applies it to two hypothetical but realistic installations, a town jetty and a remote jetty.

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 OBJECTIVES

1.2 STRUCTURE OF GUIDE

2. QRA APPROACH

2.1 HAZARDS AND RISKS

2.2 SAFETY RISKS

2.3 BUSINESS RISKS

2.4 OUTLINE OF QRA

2.5 APPLICATION OF QRA

3. CASE STUDIES

3.1 DESCRIPTION OF TOWN JETTY

3.2 DESCRIPTION OF REMOTE JETTY

4. RISK ASSESSMENT

4.1 KEY STAGES

4.2 STEP 1 IDENTIFY HAZARDS

4.3 STEP 2 ASSESS LIKELIHOOD

4.4 STEP 3 EVALUATE SEVERITY

4.5 STEP 4 ASSESS ESCALATION

4.6 STEP 5 ASSESS RISK

4.7 STEP 6 RANKING RISKS

5. FIRE MITIGATION

5.1 EFFECT ON ESCALATION

5.2 EFFECT ON SAFETY RISKS

5.3 EFFECT ON BUSINESS RISKS

6. APPLYING THE RESULTS

6.1 USING THE GENERIC RESULTS

6.2 INTERPRETATION OF GENERIC RESULTS

6.3 COMPARING THE RESULTS TO A SPECIFIC SITE

6.4 SUMMARY

7. GLOSSARY OF TERMS

8. USEFUL REFERENCES

 

APPENDIX 1 RELEASE FREQUENCY DATA

APPENDIX 2 FIREFIGHTING SYSTEMS

APPENDIX 3 ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS

APPENDIX 4 A REVIEW OF NFAP GUIDELINES

The purpose of SIGTTO is to promote shipping and terminal operations for liquefied gases which are safe, environmentally responsible and reliable. To fulfil this mission it will:

  • Proactively develop best operating practices and guideline

  • Sustain a learning environment by sharing lessons learned

  • Promote training and development of all within the industry

  • Foster mutually beneficial relationships with regulatory authorities and other stakeholders

  • Conduct its business with professionalism and integrity

Title: A Risk Based Approach for the Evaluation of Firefighting Equipment on Liquefied Gas Jetties (eBook)
Number of Pages: 70
Product Code: WS1094EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-184-8 (9781856091848), ISBN 10: 1-85609-184-8 (1856091848)
Published Date: September 1999

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