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Several practical strategies — both before, during and after a risk assessment — can contribute to producing the "best" results at as small a cost as possible and with the least impact of a project's schedule.
Five chemicals found in household products are under close scrutiny.
Facilities can make effective decisions related to incident response and training by asking the right questions well before a spill or release occurs
Overcome Skepticism About LOPA -- Simple steps can help managers better appreciate the risk assessment technique.
Most people performing a hazard analysis can’t fully appreciate all the ways a process might misbehave. Heeding crucial pointers can help avoid common mistakes and uncover potential risks that otherwise might be missed.
A modified risk-matrix approach provides a way to gain insights on near-miss incidents to prevent them from recurring or becoming larger incidents.
Manage Project Risk Right -- Failure Mode Effect Analysis can provide insights about unexpected events
Proposed amendments to the Risk Management Program include three core changes that drew plenty of comments and concerns.
Take advantage of some pointers from security professionals
Some process hazard analyses pay scant attention to human factors, despite errors by people contributing to a majority of industrial incidents. Here are some pointers for effectively taking human factors into consideration in hazard assessments.
Four strategies are well established for designing hazards out of processes. Another strategy, “elegant design,” also can play an important role in reducing, minimizing or even eliminating risks.
Take advantage of some pointers from Security Professionals
Plant security is a key priority at many process manufacturing plants. This 10-page paper provides background what the methodology for a plant vulnerability analysis involves. It covers topics such as how to get started, available tools, and risk assessment.
Control system assessment provides a baseline of the user’s current security position.
New anti-terrorism standards require the Department of Homeland Security to identify and regulate "high-risk chemical facilities." These facilities will be subject to a security vulnerability assessment. Where does your plant fit in with these new standards?
Chemical companies hope for greater progress on joint assessments over the coming year.
A number of situations offer under-appreciated opportunities for getting insights from a process hazard analysis. These include divestitures and acquisitions, sites with multiple plants, joint-venture projects, and implementation of new technologies.
Company expands Emprove program to include filtration and single-use products.
A number of elements ranging from safety culture to functional safety management to safety instrumented systems are essential for achieving effective process safety. Maintaining it requires continuous and collective efforts.
You should include the cost, both direct and indirect, of a work-related fatality in cost estimation.
Risk assessment has been part of the chemical engineering scope for years. ...
Achieving compliance with the Process Safety Management regulations requires an understanding of its 14 elements, which are inter-related, and the Chemical National Emphasis Program. Here are some tips as well as common mistakes to avoid.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board announced its top priority is to modernize U.S. process safety management regulations.
Regulations require investigating accidents to find their cause and how to prevent them in the future. Sometimes, the desire to return a unit to operation quickly leads to a hasty investigation. Five steps can address such pressures and speed an investigation.