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Remotely operated shutoff valves (ROSOVs) for emergency isolation of hazardous substances: Guidance on good practice

Remotely operated shutoff valves (ROSOVs) for emergency isolation of hazardous substances: Guidance on good practice
Date of publication:
2004
Series code:
HSG244
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For operators and managers of installations that handle, store or process hazardous substances, as well as plant supervisors, design, process and maintenance engineers and safety professionals. Critical guidance which facilitates risk assessment procedures on whether a ROSOV is needed and accordingly details steps for any implementation to ensure compliance with the relevant health and safety law.

Though this is a naturally complex subject, competent readers are steered smoothly through the information flow via an innovative series of breakdown analyses that explore pertinent issues under typical, stage-by-stage query headings such as 'what if...' and 'then what...'. Extensively illustrated throughout by photographs, cross-sections, logical flowcharts and easy-glance data tables.

Updated: 2015-05-18