Process Safety Management for Bioethanol

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Course Type: 
eLearning (online) Course
Course Length: 
5 Hours

Process safety management is one of the most frequently cited hazards at ethanol plants by OSHA. In this online course, you’ll learn how to improve your process safety and avoid the unexpected release of toxic, reactive, or flammable liquids or gases in your processes involving highly hazardous chemicals. You’ll gain a valuable overview of the standards and regulations impacting you as a bioethanol producer. You’ll identify the components of a successful process safety program and how to implement them— including process hazard analysis, standard operating procedures, safe work practices, mechanical integrity, management of change, auditing process safety systems and emergency response procedures. Throughout the course, you’ll tackle and solve a variety of issues and compliance challenges unique to the bioethanol environment. 

Topics include:

  • Lessons to be learned from the Barton Solvents explosion
  • Preventing fires in your ethanol plant
  • Understanding the flashpoint of ethanol
  • OSHA regulations impacting bioethanol producers
  • Protecting your plant from dust explosions
  • Staying on top of process safety with written checklists
Continuing Education Units: 
Professional Development Hours
5.0 PDHs


AIChE Members* $395
AIChE Grad Student Members $197.50
AIChE Undergrad Student Members $197.50
Non-Members** $595
Training 10 or More? Volume Pricing is available. Send an e-mail to for more information.

*Employees of CCPS member companies can register for this course at the AIChE Member price. Please contact Customer Service at or call 1-800-242-4363 (outside the US call 203-702-7660).

** AIChE membership is just $199 a year. For more information on becoming an AIChE member click here.

If you are interested in scheduling this course for In-Company Training, please complete the Request for Proposal Form and we will e-mail you a proposal.


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