Runaway Reaction


  • Chemical or catalyst imbalance
  • Chemical or catalyst impurities
  • Incompatible materials (e.g. H2S04 & NaOH)
  • Unstable or explosive decomposition (e.g. peroxides)


CCPS Process Safety Beacon

The Process Safety Beacon is a resource aimed at delivering process safety messages to plant operators and other manufacturing personnel.

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European Process Safety Centre Learning Sheets

The EPSC Learning Sheets are meant to stimulate discussion on important process safety topics at operational sites, to improve competency & awareness in a pleasant format.

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Organisations, Standards & Guidance

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