Rethinking Bhopal

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  • Author : Kenneth Bloch
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 510 pages
  • ISBN : 012803842X
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Rethinking Bhopal

Rethinking Bhopal
  • Author : Kenneth Bloch
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 May 2016
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Rethinking Bhopal: A Definitive Guide to Investigating, Preventing, and Learning from Industrial Disasters is the go-to source for anyone seeking to learn how to improve process safety management (PSM) through applying fundamental asset reliability and incident investigation concepts. The seeds that unified PSM on a global scale were planted in Bhopal, India on December 3, 1984. Since then, considerable progress has been made to protect both workers and communities from catastrophic industrial failures. Industry acknowledges its responsibility to create value with accrued

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