Pollution Control, Safety and Health Management (2160504)  


Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
Environmental Protection:
Concept of environment and ecology, various natural cycles in environment and ecology, effect of human activities on environment and ecology. Various types of environmental pollution in general and in chemical and allied industry in particular, sources and causes of environmental pollution, effect of pollution on environment, environmental impact assessment and Environment Impact Statement, methodologies for environmental pollution prevention (including process technology up gradation, development, Invention etc.), control, abatement and treatment and waste disposal. Rules, regulations, laws etc. regarding environmental protection, pollution prevention and control, waste disposal etc. Role of government, semi/quasi govt. and voluntary organizations. Current trends and topics
33 %
Industrial Laws and Act:
Introduction to Industrial laws, Industries Factory act, Energy audit, Environment Audit, Trade union, Labour laws and acts. Industrial Electricity rules, Industrial Dispute Acts, Workmen compensation Act, ESIC Act, Payment and Wages act, Minimum Wages act, Payment of Bonus act, Recent trends and practices in Safe industrial practices
15 %
Safety Management:
Development of safety movement, Need for safety
1. General Introduction Historical Background and Growth of Safety Science, Aims of Safety Science, Safety and the Organization, safety audit
2. Basic Concepts of Safety Science. Hazard, Risk, Nature of the accident process, Use of Engineering Fundamentals in safety science.
3. Risk Assessment & Hazard Identification Checklist procedure, Preliminary hazard analysis, What if analysis, Failure mode effect analysis, Hazard and operability (HAZOP) studies, Hazard analysis techniques: Fault tree analysis, Event tree analysis, General outline of DOW index, Risk estimation and management, Major hazard control
19 %
Safety Management:

4. Fault and Event Tree Analysis for Risk Prediction
5. Source Models Models of Accidental Release of Toxic/Flammable liquids and vapors, Models of flow of liquids and vapors through pipes.
6. Dispersion Models: Mathematical Models for prediction of Dispersion patterns for toxic/flammable materials released into atmosphere, various types of "plume" and "puff" models of dispersion.
7. Nature of fires and explosion Calculation of Blast damage due to over-pressure, prevention of fires and explosions.
8. Control of Major Chemical Hazards, Emergency Control and disaster planning, On-site and Off-site emergency preparedness.
9. Introduction to various personal protective equipments
10. Instruments for safety : Pressure safety valve, Rupture disc , Interlocks etc.
33 %