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Process Safety: Walk The Line

Company-wide initiative eliminates operator line-up errors

By Jerry J. Forest, Celanese
Jul 29, 2016

During an operation to return a filter back to service, a hydrocarbon spill resulted in a reportable quantity release and an API RP-754 Tier 1 process safety incident. The investigation found that the operator neglected to close the downstream bleed valve, causing the release. Corrective action included disciplining the operator.

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