Safety Measures of Chemical Industry

Electrical equipment in hazardous areas, Threshold limit value, Sodium hydroxide


In the present global industrial scenario, for any industry to be successful, it is essential to inculcate safety culture,
consciousness in health and environment aspects in each
personnel of an organisation.
IFFCO-AONLA has identified this as a major thrust area since beginning and is continuously putting efforts for improvement in the Safety, Health and Environment Management.

N.C. Nigam,
A.K. Maheshwari,
N.P. Rao
Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co operative
Ltd., Aonla Unit

IFFCO’s continuous best efforts to implement Safety, Health and Environment Systems in the organization have been
appreciated and recognised by several Government and safety
regulating bodies.
This paper is a brief presentation of various facets of Safety and Health in chemical Industries with a special focus at
IFFCO–Aonla unit.
The significance of Safety & Health in chemical industries has been a vital issue in achieving productivity and an edge in the competitive world. This paper is an effort to present the various factors governing the safety and Health of chemical industries with a special focus on IFFCO Aonla Unit – the flagship Ammonia-Urea Complex of Indian Farmers Fertiliser Coop. Ltd.

Risk Of Accidents And / Or Harmful Exposures : Areas of Concern i) Dangerous Materials ii) Hazards of Pressure Vessels iii) Hazardous Chemical Reactions iv) Hazardous of Unit Operations v) Flammable Gases, Vapours And Dust Hazards vi) Health Hazards vii) Hazards due to corrosion viii) Entry in To Confined Spaces ix) Working with Pipelines x) Plant Alteration and modification xi) Sampling and Gauging xii) Hazards due to Instrument Failures. Dangerous Materials

i)Explosives ii) Gases iii) Inflammable Liquids iv) Inflammable Solids v) Oxidising substances vi) Toxic and Infectious substances vii)Radio Active Substances viii)Corrosive Substances ix)Miscellaneous Dangerous Substances...
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