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Risk analysis and emergency management of ammonia installations


Author: Ham, J.M. · Gansevoort, J.
Publisher: AIChE
Place: New York, NY, United States
Institution: Instituut voor Milieu- en Energietechnologie TNO
Source:1991 Ammonia Safety Symposium, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 32, 86-103
Identifier: 232027
Report number: 91-341
Keywords: Accident prevention · Chemical plants · Freight transportation · Land use · Regional planning · Risk assessment · Safe handling · Storage (materials) · Ammonia haaandling · Ammonia installations · Emergency management · Handling risk · Hazardous materials handling · Storage risk · Transportation risk · Ammonia


The use of Quantitative Risk Assessment has been increasing for evaluating the risk of handling hazardous materials and land-use planning. This article reports on several studies carried out on the risk of handling, storage and transport of ammonia.