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Furnace / boilers

The failure modes associated with furnace/boilers are:

The technical measures that may be appropriate for each of these failure modes are identified in each of the above links.

Corrosion measures

Measures to prevent, control or mitigate major accidents involving corrosion effects of furnaces/boilers are:

Corrosion measures
Prevention Control Mitigation
Coatings Corrosion monitoring Emergency response
Selection of materials Inspection Isolation
    Plant layout (escalation)
    PPE
    Spill treatment

Design fault measures

Measures to prevent, control or mitigate major accidents involving design fault effects of furnaces/boilers are:

Design fault measures
Prevention Control Mitigation
Design Codes - buildings Alarms Emergency response
Design Codes - plant Explosion relief Isolation
  Gas detection Plant layout (escalation)
  Trips PPE
  Vent systems Spill treatment

External event measures

Measures to prevent, control or mitigate major accidents involving external event effects of furnaces/boilers are:

External event measures
Prevention Control Mitigation
Design codes - buildings Flood protection Emergency response
Design codes - plant Lightning protection Isolation
  Relief systems Plant layout (escalation)
  Wind loading protection PPE
  Spill treatment

Fire/explosion measures

Measures to prevent, control or mitigate major accidents involving fire/explosion effects of furnaces/boilers are:

Fire/explosion measures
Prevention Control Mitigation
Design codes - plant Alarms Emergency response
Hazardous area classification Explosion relief Isolation
Operating procedures Gas detection Plant layout (escalation)
  Trips PPE
  Vent systems Spill treatment

Human error measures

Measures to prevent, control or mitigate major accidents involving human error effects of furnaces/boilers are:

Human error measures
Prevention Control Mitigation
Operating procedures Alarms Emergency response
  Explosion relief Isolation
  Gas detection Plant layout (escalation)
  Trips PPE
  Vent systems Spill treatment

Impact measures

Measures to prevent, control or mitigate major accidents involving impact effects of furnaces/boilers are:

Impact measures
Prevention Control Mitigation
Lifting procedures Training Emergency response
Maintenance procedures   Isolation
Operating procedures   Plant layout (escalation)
Permit to Work   PPE
    Spill treatment

Maintenance faults measures

Measures to prevent, control or mitigate major accidents involving maintenance faults effects of furnaces/boilers are:

Maintenance faults measures
Prevention Control Mitigation
Maintenance procedures Inspection Emergency response
  Permit to work Isolation
  Training Plant layout (escalation)
    PPE
    Spill treatment

Overfilling measures

Measures to prevent, control or mitigate major accidents involving overfilling effects of Furnaces/Boilers are:

Overfilling measures
Prevention Control Mitigation
Design codes - plant Alarms Emergency response
Operating procedures Explosion relief Isolation
  Trips Plant layout (escalation)
    PPE
    Spill treatment

Structural failure measures

Measures to prevent, control or mitigate major accidents involving structural failure effects of furnaces/boilers are:

Structural failure measures
Prevention Control Mitigation
Design codes - buildings Inspection Emergency response
Design codes - plant   Isolation
    Plant layout (escalation)
    PPE
    Spill treatment

Vibration measures

Measures to prevent, control or mitigate major accidents involving vibration effects of Furnaces/Boilers are:

Vibration measures
Prevention Control Mitigation
Design codes - plant Inspection Emergency response
  Maintenance procedures Isolation
  Training Plant layout (escalation)
    PPE
    Spill treatment

Wrong/defective equipment measures

Measures to prevent, control or mitigate major accidents involving wrong/defective equipment effects of furnaces/boilers are:

Wrong/defective equipment measures
Prevention Control Mitigation
Change procedures Alarms Emergency response
Design codes - plant Explosion relief Isolation
  Gas detection Plant layout (escalation)
  Trips PPE
  Vent systems Spill treatment
2014-06-18