CCPS Process Safety Glossary

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The maximum pressure at which a flame arrester can be used according to its...

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Written, step by step instructions and information necessary to operate...

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Manufacturer's provided functions intended to management of Internal PES...

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The amount of time an equipment is in its operating mode.

The parameters (i.e., safe upper and lower limits, run time) under which...

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A defined action, namely the act of obtaining a result from one or more...

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The performance of all tasks correctly every time; Good OD results in...

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An event in which production rates or product quality is seriously impacted...

A PSM program element associated with efforts to ensure that a process is...

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Also known as equipment reliability. The probability that, when operating...

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An individual responsible for monitoring, controlling, and performing tasks...

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A specific mixture of fuel and oxidant that yields the most rapid combustion...

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Used in or taken into the body through the mouth. Importance: A route of...

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Adverse effects resulting from taking a substance into the body via the...

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A term used to describe a material not having special properties or hazards...

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Any organic compound having a double oxygen or peroxy (O-O) group in its...

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A pure organic peroxide or a mixture of one or more organic peroxides with...

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The common set of values, behaviors, and norms at all levels in a facility...

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A latent management system problem that can result in human error.

A U.S. regulatory standard that requires use of a 14-element management...

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Work-related deaths, injuries and illnesses other than minor injuries...

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An incident that causes any fatality or the hospitalization of five...

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The spread of a disease over a short period in a limited geographic area....

The current, voltage, power or driving force delivered by a circuit or...

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Converts a computer level signal into an industrial level signal. A device...

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Providing manufacturing services for a fee by a contractor to a company...

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A quasi-adiabatic mode in which the (small) energy leaks to the environment...

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The unstable condition that exists during a deflagration-to-detonation...

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Any pressure above atmospheric caused by a blast.

A control action which overrides the normal control action to prevent...

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Generally, two control loops connected to a common final control element;...

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Process control in which any one of several controllers associated with one...

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Fault that can be classified as announced, detected, revealed, etc

Person, plant, or corporation legally responsible for the safe operation of...

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Any gaseous material that can react with a fuel (either gas, dust, or mist)...

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The technique of maintaining the concentration of the oxidant in a closed...

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