10 Rules to Succeed at Process Safety Management

Podcast: How To Succeed at Process Safety Management — 10 Rules

Based on his many years in the chemical industry and his years at the CSB, John Bresland developed a “top 10” list of rules for process safety success.
Tipisodes: 7 Steps To Better Cybersecurity

Podcast: 7 Steps To Better Cybersecurity

This short list will help your organization get moving on more robust cybersecurity practices.
Podcast: Lessons Learned from Boeing’s 737 MAX Crisis

Podcast: Lessons Learned from Boeing’s 737 MAX Crisis

Boeing was known for its engineering excellence until a focus on profitability took over. Properly documenting management of change and recognizing weak signals could have prevented...
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Use HAZOPs Properly

A hazard and operability study (HAZOP) mostly is a safety design check, not a design development review. Making and finalizing major design choices should occur long before a ...



EFCE Presents Process Safety Awards

June 1, 2022
Group honors author of thesis and lifetime contribution

Fire, Frigid Temps Prove Challenging At Chemical Complex

Jan. 17, 2022
A fire at a chemical complex in Passaic, New Jersey, causes a roof collapse but no injuries.

SOCMA Presents Performance Improvement Awards

Dec. 17, 2021
Optima Chemical receives Gold Award, the association’s highest honor.

IChemE Expands Member Access To New Technical Textbooks

July 30, 2021
New digitalization, major hazards and clean energy books are available on Knovel.

White Papers: In Depth Research

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eHandbook: Strengthen Safety With Remote Monitoring

Aug. 25, 2023
Remote monitoring helps operators improve safety and prevent costly unscheduled downtime.
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eHandbook: Deter Dust Explosion Dangers

Dec. 8, 2022
To help you deter dangers, Chemical Processing has put together this eHandbook.

Powder eHandbook: Preclude Powder Problems

Nov. 11, 2014
Process design and process safety are critical considerations in chemical production and processing. With design and safety paramount at the outset of any new development or equipment...

Special Report: Protect Process Control Systems

Oct. 29, 2014
In the decade before Stuxnet attacked process control systems in Iran, there were just five known supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) vulnerabilities for all control...
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Process Safety: Don’t Let Risk Management Falter

A deep understanding of risks empowers us to make informed decisions
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Podcast: Mastering Risk Management in High-Hazard Industries

Oct. 4, 2023
There is no such thing as zero risk, but we can take more effective approaches to minimize the potential for those risks to be realized.
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Enhancing Chemical Process Safety with High-Fidelity Simulation

Sept. 11, 2023
Predicting process safety behaviors, gaining insight and enhancing training to minimize risk in chemical operations.

Chemical Safety Board Urges Facility Operators to Brace for Intense Hurricane Season

Aug. 21, 2023
Recent investigations highlight vulnerabilities and urgent need for enhanced preparedness measures.