Acronyms

  • AHJ - Authority Having Jurisdiction
  • AIAA - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • AIChE - American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • ANSI - American National Standards Institute
  • API - American Petroleum Institute
  • ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • BPVC - Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • CCPS - Center for Chemical Process Safety
  • CFR - Code of Federal Regulations
  • CGA - Compressed Gas Association
  • DoD - U.S. Department of Defense
  • DOE - U.S. Department of Energy
  • DOT - U.S. Department of Transportation
  • EAP - Emergency Action Plan
  • ERP - Emergency Response Plan
  • ES&H - Environmental Safety and Health
  • FMEA - Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
  • HAZOP - Hazard and Operability Analysis
  • HHV - Higher heating value
  • ICC - International Code Council
  • ICS - Incident Command System
  • ISM - Integrated Safety Management
  • ISO - International Organization for Standardization
  • LEL - Lower Explosive Limit
  • LFL - Lower Flammability Limit
  • LHV - Lower heating value
  • LPG - Liquefied petroleum gas
  • MOC - Management of Change
  • MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheet
  • MTBF - Mean Time Between Failures
  • NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
  • NTP - Normal Temperature and Pressure
  • O&M - Operations and Maintenance
  • OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • PNNL - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • PPE - Personal Protective Equipment
  • PRD - Pressure Relief Device
  • QA - Quality Assurance
  • SCF - Standard cubic feet
  • SIN - Safe approach; Identify the hazardous material; Notify the proper authorities
  • SME - Subject Matter Expert
  • STD - Standard
  • VPP - Voluntary Protection Program
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