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Anatomy of a Disaster

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The anatomy of the disaster at the BP refinery. Management and technical problems are highlighted. Factors that are common to many sites are emphasized. Animated sequences show the factors and there effects on the accident sequence.
Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: August 29, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 15, 2009
Keywords: disaster, process safety, explosion


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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