Inherently Safer Plants – Part II

This blog post introduces some common terminologies related to safety, and then moves on to the intricacies of it. Hazard: A hazard is anything that may cause harm, such as chemicals, electricity, working from ladders, an open drawer, etc. Risk: The risk is the chance, high or low, that somebody could be harmed by these and other hazards, together … Continue reading Inherently Safer Plants – Part II

Life-Cycle Analysis/Assessment (LCA)

LCA is a technique used for assessing the environmental aspects and potential impacts associated with a product by: compiling an inventory of relevant inputs and outputs of a product system evaluating the potential environmental impacts associated with those inputs and outputs interpreting the results It is a method in which the energy and the raw … Continue reading Life-Cycle Analysis/Assessment (LCA)

Toxicology

Toxicology helps us design processes using safer chemicals. It's not just us who we have to think of, but all other species on the planet that are affected by anthropogenic processes. By studying how a certain chemical affects us and other species, we can make better decisions. There are a few aspects which we need to … Continue reading Toxicology