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Acronyms

ACMH
Advisory Committee on Major Hazards
AGI
Advisory Committee on Major Hazards
ALARP
As Low As Reasonably Practicable
API
American Petroleum Institute
AWE
Atomic Weapons Establishment
barg
Unit of pressure (1 barg = normal atmospheric pressure)
BNFL
British Nuclear Fuels Limited
CA
Competent Authority
CCB
Central Control Building
CDM
Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
CDU
Crude Distillation Unit
CEFIC
European Chemical Industry Council
CIA
Chemical Industries Association
CIMAH
Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards 1984
CHP
Combined Heat and Power Plant
CLC
Comprehensive List of Causes analysis methodology
CO
Carbon Monoxide
COMAH
Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999
CONCAWE
Oil Companies’ European Organisation
CRG
Central Resources Group
CSG
Cleansing Service Group Ltd (CSG), Sandhurst, Gloucester
CUI
Corrosion Under Insulation
DAWFC
Days away from work case frequencies
DCS
Distributed Control System
E4
Ethanol Plant
EA
Environment Agency
EC
European Commission
EEMUA
Engineering Equipment and Materials Users Association
EMM
Enforcement Management Model
EPSC
European Process Safety Centre
EU
European Union
EWR
Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
FCCU
Fluidised Catalytic Cracker Unit
FPS
Forties Pipeline System
FPSI
Forties Pipeline System and Infrastructure Availability Team
G4
Ethylene Cracker
Gemec
General electrical and mechanical services culverts
GHSER
Getting Health, Safety and the Environment Right
GLT
Grangemouth Leadership Team
HAZOP
Hazard and Operability Study
HF
Hydrogen Fluoride
HID
Hazardous Installations Directorate
HP Steam
High Pressure Steam
HR
Human Resources
HS & E
BP Health, Safety and Environment Group
HSC
Health and Safety Committee
HSG
Health and Safety Guide
HSL
Health and Safety Laboratories
HSWA
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
IChemE
Institution of Chemical Engineers
IMT
Incident Management Team
IPC
Integrated Pollution Control
IPPC
Integrated Pollution Prevention Control
KPI
Key Performance Indicator
kV
Kilovolt
LPG
Liquefied Petroleum Gas
LP Steam
Low Pressure Steam
MAH
Major Accident Hazard
MAPP
Major Accident Prevention Policy
MARS
Major Accident Reporting System
MATTE
Major Accident to the Environment
MIA
Major Incidents Announcements
MICC
Grangemouth Petrochemical Complex Major Incident Control Committee
MIRAIM
Major Accident Investigation Procedure
MMR
Maintenance, Management and Reliability
MP
Member of Parliament
MP Steam
Medium Pressure Steam
MSP
Member of the Scottish Parliament
OIAC
Oil Industry Advisory Committee (OIAC)
OSBL
Outside Battery Limits
OSG
Operations Support Group
PCC
Pembroke Cracking Company Plant
PHSER
Project Health, Safety and Environment Review
PLPG
Pressurised Liquefied Petroleum Gas
PMP
Plant Modification Proposal
POPMAR
Policy Organising
Planning and implementing
Measuring performance
Auditing
Review
PPC
Pollution Prevention Control
psi
Pounds per square inch (unit of pressure). Normal atmospheric pressure = 14.7 psig
PSM
Process Safety Management
PSSR
Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000
PTFE
PolyTetraFluoroEthylene
PTW
Permit-to-Work System
QRA
Quantified Risk Assessment
QSB
Quarterly Safety Bulletin
R2P2
Reducing Risks Protecting People
RIDDOR
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995
RIG
Refineries Industry Group
ROSOV
Remotely Operated Shut Off Valve.
SEPA
Scottish Environment Protection Agency
SIESO
Society of Industrial Emergency Services Officers
SIP
Single Implementation Project
SMS
Safety Management System
SRAM
Safety Report Assessment Manual
TCR
Thermal Control Room
TLC
Total Loss Control
UKAEA
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
UPS
Uninterruptible Power Supply
USA
United States of America
V
Volt
VCE
Vapour Cloud Explosion
VRU
Vapour Recovery Unit
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