Chemical Processing’s Process Safety eHandbook: Tips for Safer Processing

Sept. 19, 2013

Major accidents with multiple fatalities continue to occur worldwide in theprocess industries, causing distress to those involved and massive costs to companies. Almost daily, facilities in the process industries face a number of specific major accident hazard scenarios depending upon the nature of the substances they handle and their processing activities. These are caused by known initiating events such as failure of hardware or control systems, or errors by operating or maintenance staff. In this Chemical Processing Process Safety eHandbook, we provide tips for safer processing including:

  • The role of senior management including six important steps senior management should take to insure safer processing
  • Process safety documentation – strategies for ensuring that your documentation is up-to-date and readily accessible