Richard W. Prugh: About the Author
Principal Process Safety Specialist, Chilworth Technology (a DEKRA Insight company)

Richard W. Prugh

Richard Prugh is the Principal Process Safety Specialist at Chilworth and provides process safety engineering expertise to clients at large and small plants, to improve the safety of manufacturing and operations for multiple industries. Since 1985, he has provided process safety services to chemical and petrochemical plants in thirty-two states and in twenty foreign countries.  He is the author of "Guidelines for Vapor Release Mitigation" and portions of other various publications, and has presented over 25 presentations at the Loss Prevention Symposia. 

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July/August 2017 Inspectioneering Journal

In deflagration incidents, electrical arcs and electrostatic sparks are often considered to be primary ignition sources. However, there are a variety of other ignition sources. Do you consider mechanical equipment and the significant non-electrical ignition hazards they may present?

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