63 %
38 %
Information about hazmat

Published on November 7, 2007

Author: Elodie

Source: authorstream.com

Graniteville, SC:  Graniteville, SC Hazardous Materials Chlorine Release::  Chlorine Release: Tank car punctured About 60 tons of poisonous liquefied chlorine gas released Ninth of 42 freight cars Chlorine Gas::  Chlorine Gas: Poisonous by inhalation Liquefied gas Vaporizes rapidly Volumetric expansion: 450 to 1 Heavier than air Punctured Tank Car::  Punctured Tank Car: Manufactured in 1993 tested to 500 psig (¾ inch thick steel shell) Normalized steel Improved fracture toughness Lower ductile-to-brittle transition temperature One of the strongest tank cars in service Minot, North Dakota:  Minot, North Dakota Canadian Pacific Railway January 18, 2002 5 tank cars catastrophically ruptured 147,000 gals anhydrous ammonia were instantaneously released 1 fatality and 11 serious injuries Minot Conclusion::  Minot Conclusion: The low fracture toughness of the non-normalized steels used for the tank shells of the five tank cars that catastrophically failed in this accident contributed to the cars’ complete fracture and separation. Minot Recommendations to FRA::  Minot Recommendations to FRA: Validate a predictive model that will quantify the dynamic forces acting on a tank car during an accident Develop and implement tank car design-specific fracture toughness standards for materials used to manufacture pressure tank cars Chlorine Gas Releases::  Chlorine Gas Releases: 12 Fatalities Graniteville, South Carolina (9) Macdona, Texas (3) Large lethal clouds are generated within minutes Little time to alert citizens Reduction of Public Risk::  Reduction of Public Risk: Operational changes are needed to reduce the vulnerability of tank cars transporting poisonous by inhalation gases. Transportation Studies::  Transportation Studies: The rear one-quarter of a train is the most desirable location for Haz Mat Reducing speed Reducing the length of trains

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

Hazmat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hazmat, HazMat and similar terms can refer to: HAZMAT, Hazardous materials and items Hazchem —a system of hazardous chemical classification and ...
Read more

Dangerous goods - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

... dangerous goods are more commonly known as hazardous materials, (abbreviated as HAZMAT or HazMat). ... The Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List ...
Read more

HazMat - Hazardous Materials Transport Application

«Welcome: The Hazardous Materials Transport Program HazMat is an application for consulting various types of information about dangerous goods and for ...
Read more

Hazmat Modine – Wikipedia

Hazmat Modine ist eine US-amerikanische Blues- und Rootsmusik-Band aus New York, die 1998 von Wade Schuman und Randy Weinstein gegründet wurde und seit ...
Read more

PHMSA - Hazmat Safety Community

Regulations Regulations & interpretations, proposed rules, approvals & permits, and bulletins for pipeline and hazmat safety.
Read more

HAZMAT - definition of HAZMAT by The Free Dictionary

HAZMAT (hăz′măt′) abbr. hazardous material hazmat (ˈhæzˌmæt) n 1. (Environmental Science) a. substances that pose a danɡer to public health b ...
Read more

dict.cc | HAZMAT | Wörterbuch Englisch-Deutsch

Übersetzung für HAZMAT im Englisch-Deutsch-Wörterbuch dict.cc.
Read more

Hazmat | Definition of hazmat by Merriam-Webster

Definition of HAZMAT: a material (as flammable or poisonous material) that would be a danger to life or to the environment if released without precautions
Read more

Hazmat – Wikipedia

Der Text ist unter der Lizenz „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“ verfügbar; Informationen zu den Urhebern und zum Lizenzstatus eingebundener ...
Read more

Hazmat Modine - Latest News

Hazmat Modine LIVE An hour of music - 8 live tracks made over the last 10 years in 5 countries. Includes Hazmat classics: Bahamut, Everybody Loves You ...
Read more