INTERNATIONAL SIIRT CONFERENCE ON SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH Siirt University, Siirt, Turkey, 5 - 07 November 2021, pp.1-8
petrochemical industry is necessary for the production of many things related
to areas such as food, medicine, clothing, agriculture, and technology used in
everyday life. Petrochemicals explain all those that can be obtained from petroleum
refinery products. Petrochemical industries play a vital role in the national
economy. Environmental subjects have recently become significant considerations
owing to the possible damaging influences produced by chemical releases.
Petrochemicals can lead to acute and chronic ailments such as cancer, allergy,
ulcer, liver, and kidney problems. In this sector, at the same time, many occupational
accidents can occur during the production process. The petrochemical industry
constitutes one of the areas that can cause substantial health and safety
issues. Several problems concerning the petrochemical industry and its products
were discussed in this article. The present study aims to review studies based
on the environmental risks and occupational accidents associated with the petrochemical
industries including refineries and to advise options for the plan of future researches.