Plant siting criteria: General Guidelines: Land availability and its cost. Availability of raw material. Availability of labour. Availability of infrastructure. Access to market. Transport facilities. Drinking and process water facilities. Sewage and drainage facility. A place for solid and liquid waste disposal. Interlinking with other plants. Surrounding population density and distance from the public. Distance […]
Purpose of lighting: We receive 80% of information through our eyes. To increase work efficiency proper illuminations are to be arranged. Better lightings pay off through higher efficiency. It is the management’s responsibility to arrange proper lighting. Sufficient illuminations should be arranged. As our age increases the eye-sight power diminishes. The light may be natural
The Dow Fire and Explosion Index (F&EI) is generally used in evaluating the hazard category of a process plant, area of exposure, expected losses in case of fire and explosion, etc. The hazard classification guide was developed by Dow Chemical Company. Published by the American Institute of Chemical Engineering, Dow (1994). Dow Fire and explosion
Slips trips and falls are among the most common causes of accidents and injury at work. Slips: A slip occurs when there is too little traction or friction between the shoe and the walking surface. Trips : The main cause of trips is obstructions in walking areas. A trip occurs when a person’s foot contacts
What Is Industrial Safety and why it is important (Protecting Lives and Ensuring Productivity) in 2023?
The main goal of industrial safety is to prevent workplace accidents, injuries, illness, or death. Before we know about industrial safety let us know what is safety. Safety is a condition that gives you freedom from hazards, risks, and accidents that may cause injury, damage, loss of material or property damage, and even death. In