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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
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.
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
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.
Chemical companies hope for greater progress on joint assessments over the coming year.
Company expands Emprove program to include filtration and single-use products.
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?
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.
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.
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 chemical industry long has been concerned about the safety of its operations and the risks both within the plant gate and beyond. Dealing with safety issues can involve sophisticated techniques for hazard analysis and prescriptive measures for plant design and operation. It also can involve ...
Company expects increased scrutiny and OSHA inspections after Texas fertilizer plant explosion.
Fauske Expands Risk Management Services -- Dust-testing program includes engineer visits to facilities for hazard review.