Approaches for preventing and mitigating accidental gaseous chemical releases

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This paper presents a review of approaches to prevent and mitigate accidental releases of toxic and flammable gases. The prevention options are related to: choosing safer processes and materials, preventing initiating events, preventing or minimizing releases, and preventing human exposures. the mitigation options include: secondary confinement, de-inventory, vapor barriers, and water sprays/monitors. Guidelines for the design and operation of effective post-release mitigation systems are also presented.

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Fthenakis, V.M. December 31, 1996.

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This paper presents a review of approaches to prevent and mitigate accidental releases of toxic and flammable gases. The prevention options are related to: choosing safer processes and materials, preventing initiating events, preventing or minimizing releases, and preventing human exposures. the mitigation options include: secondary confinement, de-inventory, vapor barriers, and water sprays/monitors. Guidelines for the design and operation of effective post-release mitigation systems are also presented.

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  • 6. American Nuclear Society (ANS) topical meeting on emergency preparedness and response, San Francisco, CA (United States), 22-25 Apr 1996

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  • Other: DE97001914
  • Report No.: BNL--63731
  • Report No.: CONF-9604194--1
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 434854
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc688554

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Fthenakis, V.M. Approaches for preventing and mitigating accidental gaseous chemical releases, article, December 31, 1996; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc688554/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.