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Lessons Learned from Recent Accidents in the Chemical Industry in Japan

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Japanese chemical companies should extensively study the accidental fires and explosions that occurred in the industrial complexes of Japan in 2011 and 2012. We picked two major accidents and distributed questionnaires to large chemical companies in the Keihin Complex, Japan. Here, we report the results of our investigation of improvements in process safety.

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Hidaka, A. , Izato, Y. and Miyake, A. (2014) Lessons Learned from Recent Accidents in the Chemical Industry in Japan. Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology, 4, 145-156. doi: 10.4236/ojsst.2014.43016.

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