Compliance of Boiler Standards and Industrial Safety in Indian Subcontinent

  • Akshoy Ranjan Paul Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8772-0988
  • Firoz Alam RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Abstract

The economic development and industrialisation necessitate the use boilers/pressure vessels. With the increase of boiler numbers and uses, the boiler explosion due to non-compliance of standards and regulations, poor operation, maintenance, repair and safety awareness is also growing. Human error and poor maintenance are responsible nearly 50% of the global boiler explosions. The fatalities due to boiler explosions are sky rocketing in the Indian subcontinent. The paper has reviewed the global boiler explosions fatalities with a special emphasis on boiler accidents occurred in the Indian subcontinent and suggested some remedial actions.

Published
2018-12-01
How to Cite
Paul, A., & Alam, F. (2018). Compliance of Boiler Standards and Industrial Safety in Indian Subcontinent. International Journal of Engineering Materials and Manufacture, 3(4), 182-189. https://doi.org/10.26776/ijemm.03.04.2018.02
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