The Fire and Explosion Hazards Analysis textbook is a result of the collaborative efforts of the author with otherprofessional representatives in the field of industrial safety engineering. They contributed substantially to thedevelopment of this manual by providing technical information and review. Although they are too numerous to nameindividually, I wish gratefully acknowledge their valuable contributions.
About the Author
João Luís Santos is a professional safety engineer, responsible for executing risk, safey and fire risk analysis servicesprovided to diversified industry sectors, including oil and gas industry. The author holds a Bachelor (B. Eng.) degree inChemical Engineering and Licentiate (Lic. Eng.) degree in Chemical Engineering from School of Engineering of Polytechnic Institute of Oporto (Portugal), and a Master (M. Sc.) degree in Environmental Engineering from Faculty of Engineering of the University of Oporto (Portugal). Also, he has an Advanced Diploma in Safety and OccupationalHealth from the Institute for Welding and Quality (ISQ) and he is licensed and certified by ACT (NationalExamination Board in Occupational Safety and Health, Work Conditions National Authority).
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