Process Control Safety

  • Richard J. Buschart


The results of the industry survey How Safe is Your Plant? in Chemical Engineering Magazine (April 11, 1988) indicate that accidents are sometimes attributable to improper operation of various process safety systems, including instrumentation and controls, equipment interlocks, emergency venting, and shut down systems. Most people involved in chemical-process facilities would agree with that position. Instrumentation systems that have failed and interlock systems that have misoperated have resulted in serious safety situations.


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