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Acceptable risk
Accident
Accident investigation
Accident reports
Accident scenario
Accident sequence
Action plan
Activation energy
Active Error (or Active Failure)
Active fire protection
Acute exposure guideline levels (AEGLs)
Adiabatic
Adiabatic calorimetry
Adiabatic decomposition temperature for 24 hrs (ADT24)
Adiabatic measurement method
Adiabatic temperature course
Adiabatic temperature rise
Aerosol explosion
Alarm system
Allergenic
Ambulance vehicles
Anchoring Error
Arrhenius diagram
Arrhenius law
Associations, organisations
Audit
Authorities
Authority Gradient
Autocatalytical
Autoignition temperature
Automated labs
Automatic announcement apparatus
Backdraft
Barrier
Basic concepts
Basic math & statistics
Basic terms (General concepts)
Basis of safety
Batch process
Batch reactor
Behaviour modification
Behavioural response
Best Available Technology (BAT)
Best practice
Blow down lines
Body protection Garments
Boiling liquid expanding vapour explosion (BLEVE)
Boiling point
Bomb calorimetry
Boundary layer effects
Breathing apparatus
Bubble column reactor
Burning rate
Bursting discs (Chemical reactions)
Bursting discs (Explosions)
CO detection
Calvet calorimetry
Carcinogenic
Carius tube
Catalysis by impurities
Catalytical (Heterogeneous)
Catalytical (Homogeneous)
Category 1
Category 2
Category 3
Cause-consequence analysis
Charts
Checklist
Chemical Safety Data Sheets (CSDS)
Chemical action
Chemical compatibility
Chemical hazard
Chemical kinetics
Chemical reaction hazards
Chemical reactions
Classical continuous reactors
Closed cell experiment
Collecting containers and transport systems
Collective Equipment
Collective risk
Combustible fraction in materials
Combustion characteristics
Combustion models
Combustion properties
Commercial services
Compatibility charts
Compressed-air supplied equipment
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
Concept and magnitudes that can be found in MSDS
Conduction
Confidential Human Factors Incidents Reporting Procedure (CHIRP)
Confined vapour cloud explosion (VCE)
Consequence analysis
Consequences
Constructional safety
Contained Enclosures (cabins, laboratories, rooms)
Containment
Contamination of reactants
Contamination of soil
Contamination of water
Continuous
Continuous release
Continuous stirred tank reactor (CSTR)
Contractor
Control of Ignition Sources
Convection
Cooling capacity
Cost-Benefit analysis
Cost-effectiveness analysis
Crew Resource Management
Crisis management
DIERS methodology
Damk?hler-number Da
Dangerous substances / Dangerous goods
Data on chemicals and chemical reactions
Decision support systems
Decomposition onset temperature
Decomposition products
Decomposition reactions
Decomposition temperature
Decontamination
Defense in depth
Deflagration
Design specification
Design standard
Detection
Detection solutions and papers
Detonation
Device
Dewar calorimetry
Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)
Differential thermal analysis (DTA)
Dilution
Dimension Analysis
Disaster management
Disaster rescue vehicles
Discharge characteristics
Discharge coefficient
Discharge force
Discretisation scheme
Disposal equipment
Dissipative materials
Domino effect
Dow indices
Drop calorimetry
Dump or quench vessel
Dust detection
Dust explosion
Dusts
Dynamic optimisation
Ear protection
Early warning detection system
Earthing
Eddy diffusion
Educational and training facilities
Egress routes
Electrical equipment for use in potentially explosive or flammable atmospheres (ignition prevention)
Electrical resistivity of a layer
Electrostatic precautions
Emergency
Emergency Response Planning Guideline (ERPG)
Emergency cooling
Emergency lighting
Emergency pressure relief design
Emergency relief system
Emergency response
Emergency response equipment
Emergency response plan (ERP)
Emergency response vehicles
Emulsion reactor
Encapsulation
Endothermic
Energy potential
Enthalpy of reaction
Environmental effects
Environmental hazard prevention equipment
Equipment
Equipment (explosion prevention)
Equipment (protective)
Equipment failure
Ergonomics
Error
Escape route guidance systems & signs
Establishment
Evacuation
Evacuation equipment
Evaporative cooling
Event
Event tree analysis (ETA)
Exothermic
Exothermic decomposition (bulk deposit)-Temperature of ignition of emitted gases.
Expert judgement
Explosion behaviour
Explosion doors
Explosion effects
Explosion parameters
Explosion parameters (Measurement methods)
Explosion pressure relief (venting)
Explosion prevention
Explosion protection
Explosion severity
Explosion warning systems
Explosions
Explosive (or flammable) limits (ambient and above)
Explosive atmosphere
Explosive properties
Explosives
Exposure to chemicals
External emergency planning
Extinguishing barriers
Extinguishing water containment
Extraction / ventilation systems
Extruder
Eye wash station
F-N Diagrams
Face and eye protection
Face shields
Failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA)
Failure mode, effects and criticality analysis (FMECA)
Fast acting shut off valves
Fatigue
Fault tree analysis (FTA)
Filtering respirators
Fire
Fire blanket
Fire brigade vehicles
Fire compartment boundaries
Fire compartments
Fire consequences
Fire detection
Fire extinguishing
Fire extinguishing agents and additions
Fire extinguishing equipment and hoses
Fire extinguishing equipment and installations (Accessories)
Fire extinguishing installations and systems
Fire load
Fire modelling
Fire resistance
Fire resistance classes
Fire safety equipment
Fire statistics
Fire wall
Fireball
First aid
Flame arrestors
Flame proof
Flame spread
Flameless venting
Flameproof enclosure
Flammability - Pyrophoric properties of solids and liquids(contact with water causing fire)
Flammability (gases)
Flammability (solids)
Flammable gases
Flammable vapours
Flammables
Flash fire
Flash over
Flash point
Flash point (1)
Flow rates limits
Flow restricting enclosure
Fluid flow
Fluidised bed reactor
Flushing
Foot and Leg Protection
Frequency
Frequency analysis
Frequency factor
Fresh air hose equipment
Friction Sensitivity
Fuel-air explosions
Full scale process
Fume hoods (enclosed, exterior, receiving, push-pull?)
Gas detection
Gas detection / measuring apparatus
Gas explosion
Gas group
Gas group for explosion protection
Gas production
Gas-liquid disengagement
Gases and vapours from liquids
Gassy system
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
Gloves
Goggles
Group I (Flammable gasses)
Group II (Flammable gasses)
Group II (Flammable vapours)
Guarding
Hand and Arm Protection
Hard (safety) Hats
Harm
HarsMeth methodology
Hazard
Hazard analysis (HAZAN)
Hazard and operability study (HAZOP)
Hazard assessment
Hazard distance
Hazard identification
Hazardous area classification
Hazardous event
Hazardous waste
Head protection
Header sizing
Hearing protection
Heat accumulation
Heat balance calorimetry
Heat capacity
Heat compensation calorimetry
Heat flow calorimetry
Heat of decomposition
Heat of reaction
Heat radiation
Heat transfer coefficient
Heat transfer for chemical reactions
Heat transfer for industrial fires
Heavy gases
Heterogeneous
High Reliability Organisations (HROs)
High pressure crucibles
Hindsight Bias
Homogeneous
House-keeping
Human Factors (or Human Factors Engineering)
Human error
Human error assessment and reduction technique (HEART)
Human error probability
Human factors integration
Human reliability
Human reliability analysis
Hybrid mixture
Hybrid system (reaction)
IS Indices
IS Principles
Ideal gas constant
Ideal gas law
Ignitibility by small flames
Ignition characteristics
Ignition parameters
Ignition prevention
Ignition sensivity
Ignition sources
Immediately dangerous to life or health (IDLH)
Impact sensitivity (layer or deposit)
Incident
Incident mitigating element
Incompatibility / Reactive interactions
Increased safety
Independent Protection Layer (IPL)
Individual risk
Industrial fires
Inerting or purging
Ingress protection
Inherent Safety Index (ISI)
Inherent safety
Inherent safety (Explosions)
Inherently Safer Design (ISD)
Inspection
Installation
Instantaneous release
Insurances
Interconnected
Interested party
International chemical safety cards
International standards and guides for the compilation of MSDS
Intrinsic safety
Isolation
Isoperibolic
Isoperibolic calorimetry
Isoperibolic measurement method
Isothermal
Isothermal calorimetry
Isothermal measurement method
Jet fire
Job hazards analysis (JHA)
Job task
KG-value
Kinetic analysis
Kinetic model
Kmax-value or Kst-value
Labelling
Laboratory process / Bench scale process
Laboratory safety equipment
Ladders
Laminar flow
Land use planning
Latent Error (or Latent Condition)
Layer of protection analysis (LOPA)
Leak
Learning Curve
Legislation & legal requirements
Lethal concentration (LC50)
Lethal dose (LD50)
Likelihood
Limiting oxygen concentration (LOC)
Line management
Linearly increasing temperature method
Liquid immersion
Loop reactor
Loss of containment
Loss prevention
Loudspeakers
Loudspeakers and alarm systems
Low and high temperature exposure
Lower Explosible Limit (LEL)
Lumping analysis
Maciejasz Index (MI)
Maintenance
Maintenance error
Major accident
Major accident prevention policy (MAPP)
Maldistribution
Management
Management Oversight Risk Tree (MORT)
Management of change (MOC)
Mass transfer
Mass transfer coefficient
Master logic diagram (MLD)
Material compatibility
Material data sheets databanks
Material safety data sheets (MSDS)
Maximum allowable pressure
Maximum experimental safe gap (MESG)
Maximum explosion pressure (Pmax)
Maximum pressure rise rate
Maximum rate of pressure rise
Maximum temperature attainable by the synthesis reaction (MTSR)
Maximum temperature rise rate
Measurement and control instrumentation
Measurement and estimation techniques
Measurement methods
Measurement methods in industrial fires
Measurement on explosions
Measuring and detection apparatus
Melting / freezing temperature
Mental Models
Mesh generation
Metal dusts
Methods for the determination of physico-chemical properties
Micro-reactors
Microcalorimetry
Minimum Autoignition Temperature (MAIT)
Minimum explosive concentration (MEC) or Lower explosive limit (LIE)
Minimum ignition current (MIC)
Minimum ignition energy (MIE)
Minimum ignition temperature (MIT layer and cloud)
Minimum ignition temperature (MIT)
Miscellaneous
Mistakes
Mock-up
Modelling software
Modelling, simulation and optimisation
Modulated differential scanning calorimetry (mDSC)
Molecular diffusion
Molten metal-water
Mond index
Monitoring the explosive atmosphere
Multienergy method
Near miss
Neutral gases
Non-catalytical
Non-electrical explosion protection
Normal boiling point
Online warning system
Open cell experiment
Open crucibles
Operation control centres
Operator error
Operator omission
Optimum experimental safe gap
Organic dusts (Organic dusts explosion)
Organisation
Organisational change
Orientation systems and signposting
Oscillating differential scanning calorimetry (oDSC)
Other continuous and semi-continuous reactors
Other reactor type
Others
Overpressure
Overpressurisation
Oxidant atmosphere
Oxidizing properties (solids)
Particle size
Partition coefficient
Partition rate
Passive fire protection
Passive safety
Peak pressure
Performance shaping factor (PSF)
Permits
Personal protective equipment
Personal risk
Phase transfer controlled
Physical effects
Pilot plant
Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID)
Plant and Process Safety
Plant documentation
Plug flow reactor (PFR)
Policy
Pool fire
Portable laboratory equipment
Portables & mobile systems
Post-accident mitigation & management
Powered respirators
Preliminary hazard analysis (PHA)
Pressure Relief Systems
Pressure at maximum rise rate
Pressure piling
Pressure production
Pressure relief valves
Pressure shock
Pressure shock + resistant
Pressure vessels
Pressurisation
Prevention
Prevention element
Prevention of runaway reactions
Primary grade
Probabilistic risk/safety assessment (PRA/PSA)
Probability
Procedure
Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)
Process design
Process simulation
Professional associations
Projectiles
Protection
Protection element
Protection/Mitigation of runaway reactions
Protective clothing
Protective equipment
Pyrophoricity
Quantitative risk assessment (QRA)
Quench / Dump tank
Quenching / Dumping
Radiation
Radiation effects
Radiation heat loss
Rate of gas production
Rate of heat release
Rate of reaction
Reaction calorimetry (RC)
Reaction type
Reaction with water
Reactive distillation
Reactive interaction
Reactive material
Reactivity
Reactor / plant size
Reactor type
Read-Backs
Reburning
Reduced explosion pressure
Reference concentrations
Reflux
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation of Chemicals (REACH)
Relative density
Relative ranking
Release
Release protection
Release/Loss of containment
Reliability
Reliability of MSDS
Relief capacity
Relief device
Relief valve
Remediation
Reporting
Rescue equipment
Residual risk
Resistant
Respiratory apparatus
Respiratory protective equipment
Responsible Care
Restoration
Risk
Risk analysis
Risk analysis (Quantitative & qualitative)
Risk assessment
Risk control
Risk estimation
Risk evaluation
Risk identification
Risk management
Risk matrix
Risk phrases
Risk reduction
Root cause
Rotary valves
Runaway reactions
Runaway scenario
SHE
SHE policy
Safe storage design
Safe storage equipment
Safety Instrumented Function (SIF)
Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)
Safety Integrity Levels (SIL)
Safety Management System (SMS)
Safety analysis
Safety audit
Safety cabinets
Safety climate
Safety critical equipment
Safety critical procedures
Safety culture
Safety guidelines
Safety indices
Safety management
Safety phrases
Safety shoes
Safety shower
Scale-up of reactions
Schools
Screening methods & classification
Secondary grade
Self-heating rate
Self-ignition of stored materials
Self-ignition temperature (SIT)
Semi-batch process
Semi-batch reactor
Semi-continuous release
Sensitivity of reactions
Set pressure
Seveso Directive
Sheltering
Shock sensitivity
Shutdown
Simple vessel
Situational Awareness
Slips (or Lapses)
Smoke contents
Smoke control
Smoke development
Smoke production
Smoke spread
Societal risk
Soil contamination
Source
Source of release
Spark extinguishing systems
Specialized software
Specific heat capacity
Specific latent heat of fusion
Specific latent heat of vaporisation
Sphere - 20-litre
Spill prevention
Splash filling
Spontaneous decomposition (bulk deposit)
Sprinkler
Stakeholder
Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
Standards & standards bodies
Stanton number St
Start-up
Static mixer
Statistical analysis
Stirred discontinuous tank reactor
Stirring
Storage cabinets
Structural fire protections
Success likelihood index methodology (SLIM)
Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person (SQEP)
Suppressant material
Suppression
Surface finished and claddings
Surface tension
Swiss Cheese Model
System type
Systems Approach
TNT equivalent
Tactics
Task Error Analysis (TEA)
Task analysis
Tasks
Teaching and educational materials
Technical inspection
Technical literature
Technique for human error rate prediction (THERP)
Tecnica empirica stima errore operati (TESEO)
Temperature class
Temperature measuring apparatus
Temperature mode
Tempered system
Thermal Instruments
Thermal activity monitoring system (TAMS)
Thermal analysis and Calorimetry
Thermal inertia Φ
Thermal radiation (Consequence evaluation)
Thermal radiation (Modelling, simulation and optimisation)
Thermal reaction number B
Thermal stability
Thermal stability measurement
Thermal susceptibility
Thermogram
Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA)
Threshold limit value (TLV)
Threshold limit value - short-term exposure limit (TLV-STEL)
Threshold limit value/time weighted average (TLV/TWA)
Time Outs
Time to maximum rate (TMRad)
Tools for effective safety management
Toxic cloud dispersion
Toxic effects
Toxicity from combustion gases
Trade associations
Training and education
Training document
Transfer pumps
Transport in porous media
Transport of dangerous goods
Transport phenomena
Trickle flow reactor
Turbulence
Two-phase flow
Two-phase relief
Type of explosion
Types of explosion other than fuel-oxidant
Uncertainty
Unconfined vapour cloud explosion (UVCE)
Unexpected Reactors
Upper Explosion Limit (UEL)
Vapour density
Vapour pressure
Vapour system
Vent ducts
Vent panels
Vent type and size
Ventilation system
Vessel - 1 m?
Vessels
Violations
Warning equipment
Water contamination
Water solubility
Weak
Wetting
What-if analysis
Wind measuring apparatus
Work permit
Zone 0
Zone 1
Zone 2
Zone 20
Zone 21
Zone 22
Zones for dusts
Zones for gases
Zoning
 
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