Bachelor's degree in Environmental and Workplace Accident Prevention Techniques (Trento)

Ergonomics and risk analysis - PROCESSI E RISCHI INDUSTRIALI

Course code
4S000501
Name of lecturer
Riccardo Ceccato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
CHIM/07 - PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY FOR APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
TPALL 3° ANNO 1° SEMESTRE dal Oct 1, 2018 al Dec 21, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

This unit aims at illustrating the essential aspects of the most common industrial chemical processes. In particolar it will focus on safety concerns about dangerous compounds and their processing. Special attention will be dedicated to active and passive safety systems and to health risks evaluations.

Syllabus

1) Pysical and chemical parameters of various substances
Definition of chemical-physical stability, fire risks, explosion risks in a production plant
2) Chemicals classification
REACH rules, CLP protocol. Danger warnings and precaution advice
3) Oil Industry. Refinery, Petrolchemistry, Coal
4) Products and processes in petrolchemistry
Olefin production, Schemes regarding principal petrolchemistry processes
5) Basic organic products
Methanol, Formaldehyde, halogen derivatives, aromatic compounds
6) Derivative organic products
Polimers, Resins, Dyes, Detergents
7) Industrial Inorganic Chemistry
Nitrogen cycle: fertilizers. Sulfur cycle:solforic acid. Phosphorous cycle: fertilizers,
elementary phosphorous. Cements and ceramics. Electrochemical processes: chlorine
production; galvanic industry.
8) Chemical risk evaluation in the industrial area.
Index methods for establishing danger levels of chemical substances in the industrial
Setting. Practical examples.

SUGGESTED TEXTBOOKS
Lessons notes +
“Guidelines for process hazards analysis, hazards identification & risk analysis”, Dyadem 2003.
“Valutazione del rischio chimico”, Scala ed, 2013.


Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam: two open questions, twp multiple choice quizzes.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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