CCPS Conferences & Events

4th CCPS China Conference on Process Safety

June 1-3, 2016
Presented by the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) and China University of Petroleum. This conference aims to bring together professionals, government, and academics in China and Internationally to share advancements in process safety. The conference was conducted via English and Chinese...

7th CCPS Latin American Conference on Process Safety

August 1, 2016
The 7th CCPS Latin American Process Safety Conference, organized by IBP (Instituto Brasiliero de Petróleo, Gás e Biocombustíveis) and the Center for Chemical Process Safety, originally planned for Rio de Janeiro in August, 2015, is being rescheduled for Lima, Peru, in 2016. The organizers apologize...


Offered in North America, this intensive and highly interactive 4-day course trains chemical engineers in the fundamentals of Process Safety. Taught jointly by process safety veterans with decades of experience at major companies from the process industries.
This course teaches you how to prepare for PHAs, how to ensure compliance with current U.S. regulations related to PHAs, and how to conduct and report PHAs.
Explore the whys and hows of process safety. A great introduction for new hires and refresher for seasoned engineers.
Incidents are minor occurrences and are often the result of a single failure or defect. Join Incident Investigation expert Brian Kelly for an in-depth look at a look at the systematic process of examining and evaluating the causes of an incident so that recurrence can be prevented.

CEP Magazine

Moving Process Safety into the Board Room

B. Karthikeyan
Top management is often unfamiliar with the high-risk process safety decisions being made on a daily basis by plant managers. Incorporate this method into your management of change (MOC) procedure to ensure that all decisions are consistent with your organization’s risk-tolerance level.

Recognize Hazards to Recognize Change

Della Wong, Donald Lorenzo, Mark Suyama
Improve your management of change (MOC) system by training workers to recognize hazards as indicators of change.

Consider Chemical Reactivity in Process Hazard Analysis

Paul Baybutt
Managing chemical reactivity hazards is more complex than other major hazards. Learn how to use process hazard analysis (PHA) to identify such hazard scenarios and determine whether additional risk-reduction measures are needed for your process.