Written by leading author Professor Andrew Hopkins, this book is a “”must read”” for all organisations which have a duty of care to their employees under the. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. “Lessons from Longford” examines the findings of the Royal Commission into the Esso gas plant explosion at Longford, Victoria, in September It is written.

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Views Read Edit View history. The Trial Andrew Hopkins No preview available – Open to the public ; N There was no blast wave—the nearby control room was undamaged.

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A vapour cloud formed and drifted downwind. Federal Court of Australia. Open to the public ; T The findings of the Royal Commission, however, cleared Ward of any negligence or wrongdoing. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? When the flamefront reached the rupture in the heat exchanger, a fierce jet fire developed that lasted for two days.


It was the primary lesons of natural gas to Victoria, and provided some supply to New South Wales.

Please enter the email address associated with your account. The feed from the Bass Strait platforms consists of liquid and gaseous hydrocarbonswater H 2 O and hydrogen sulfide H 2 S. National Explosjon of Australia Research Library. When it reached a set of heaters metres away, it ignited.

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Damage was localised to the immediate area around and above the GP exchanger. Found Esso fully responsible for the accident. These 17 locations in Queensland: This caused a deflagration a burning vapour cloud. Open to the public Melbourne’s gas supply was cut off for two weeks, causing disruption on a wide scale.