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Guidelines for Chemical Transportation Safety, Security, and Risk Management, 2nd Edition

Guidelines for Chemical Transportation Safety, Security, and Risk Management, 2nd Edition

CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)

ISBN: 978-0-470-92485-3

Aug 2010

192 pages



This CCPS Guideline book outlines current transportation risk analysis software programs and demonstrates several available risk assessment programs for land transport by rail, truck, and pipeline for consequences that may affect the public or the environment.
  • Provides introductory transport risk considerations for process engineers
  • Gives guidance on route selection, equipment factors and materials
  • Describes transportation security risk issues and industry practices to mitigate them
  • Includes loading and unloading checklists for several transport modes
  • Develops specific operating procedures and checklists to reduce human error
  • Discusses considerations for transportation security, including threat and vulnerability assessments and potential countermeasures
  • Summarizes key transportation security regulations, guidelines and industry initiatives.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.



Items on the CD.


1. Introduction.

1.1 Key Shareholders in the Supply Chain and Risk Management Process.

1.2 Transportation Risk Management.

1.3 Using These Guidelines.

2. Primary Management Systems.

2.1Regulatory Compliance.

2.2 Essential Components of a Transportation Management System.

2.3 XYZ Chemical Example- Primary Management Systems.

3. Risk Assessment Fundamentals.

3.1 Safety Risk Assessment Concepts.

3.2 Risk Definitions.

3.3 Risk Analysis Protocol.

3.4 Identification and Prioritization Activities.

3.5 XYZ Chemical Example- Identification and Prioritization

4. Qualitative and Semi- Quantitative Risk Analysis.

4.1 Qualitative and Semi- Quantitative Risk Assessments.

4.2 Qualitative Risk Analysis.

4.3 Semi- Quantitative Risk Analysis.

5. Quantitative Risk Analysis.

5.1 Overview.

5.2 QRA Data Sources.

5.3 Presentation of Quantitative Results.

5.4 XYZ Chemical Example- Quantitative Risk Analysis.

6. Transportation Security Considerations.

6.1 Overview of Transportation Security.

6.2 Transportation Security Concepts.

6.3 Security Prioritization Process.

6.4 Transportation Security Vulnerability Assessment.

6.5 Practical Transportation Security Elements.

6.6 XYZ Chemical Example- Security Analysis.

7. Risk Reduction Strategies.

7.1 Risk Reduction Initiatives.

7.2 Factors Influencing Risk Reduction Options.

7.3 Selection of Risk Reduction Options.

7.4 XYZ Chemical Example- Risk Reduction Strategies.

8. Program Sustainability.

8.1 Ongoing Commitment to Risk Management.

8.2 Continuous Improvement.

8.3 Emerging Safety and Security Trends.

8.4 Evolving Transportation Risk Analysis Practices.

8.5 XYZ Chemical Example- Program Sustainability.


Chemical Transport