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Quantitative Risk Assessment of LPG Bottling Plant | Original Article

Jahangeer .*, Shaktibala ., Pankaj Kumar Gupta, Vikram Kumar, in Anusandhan | Technology & Management


With the development of industries and increase in population the need of LPG has accelerated in recent years. In order to provide an overview of the potential risks in LPG bottling plant, there is the high probability of accidents during handling & storage; various hazards are faced during storage and transportation. As we know LPG is a highly flammable gas, so there are many possibilities of hazards, like explosion, fire, which may results in minor or major or fatality, due to this there is loss of man-power and money will also occur. So a great concern is needed to minimize the occurrence of these hazards and for this purpose it is very necessary to analyse the risk associated in usage and handling of liquefied petroleum gas. Risk assessment is a legal requirement for every chemical and petrochemical industry. It is a formalized method for calculating individual, environmental, employee and public risk levels for comparison with regulatory risk criteria. In this paper we have carried out a careful examination of what could cause harm to people so that we can weigh up whether we have taken enough precautions or should do more.