Measurement and Metrics
Identifying and using relevant process safety metrics over the life of a process is one of four elements in the RBPS pillar of learning from experience. Read more about what is it?, why is it important?, where/when is it done?, who does it?, what is the anticipated work product? and how is it done?. Explore CCPS's common set of company and industry leading and lagging process safety metrics and use the Process Safety Metrics Online Reporting Application which allows companies to benchmark their performance. For more information on process safety performance indicators, including a comprehensive list of metrics for measuring performance and examples as to how they can be successfully applied over both the short and long term, read Guidelines for Process Safety Metrics.
This webinar discusses the CSB investigation and findings related to the explosion and chemical fire at T2 Laboratories, Inc. in December 2007.
The BP US Refineries Independent Safety Review Panel (“Baker Panel”) and US Chemical Safety Board each recommended improved industry-wide process safety metrics in their final reports dealing with the 2005 explosion at the BP Texas City refinery.