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Process Safety Boot Camp

Public (classroom) Course
This intensive 4-day course is also offered periodically throughout the year to the broader chemical engineering public. Taught jointly by process...

Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)

CCPS was established in 1985 to focus on engineering and management practices that can prevent and mitigate catastrophic accidents involving release of hazardous materials. CCPS is supported by sponsors in the chemical and hydrocarbon process industries and active worldwide via conferences, books, databases, education, research, and more.

Pressure Relief Systems Effluent Handling

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 2:00pm-3:00pm EDT
Collection, disposal, and treatment systems are an integral part of pressure relief systems for minimizing potential hazards posed by the effluent...

Foundations of Process Safety

Public (classroom) Course
This intensive 4-day course is also offered periodically throughout the year to the broader chemical engineering public. Taught jointly by process...

SAChE Certificate Program

eLearning (online) Course
The SAChE Certificate Program offers working engineers an easy way to access a selection of knowledge about chemical process safety. Originally...

Dust Explosion Control

eLearning (online) Course
CSB has made recommendations that should help prevent dust explosions, and this certificate is based on these recommendations.

Overview of Risk Based Process Safety

Public (classroom) Course
This course will introduce you to CCPS’ Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS) approach, including the four pillars and twenty elements that define the...

Combustible Dust Hazards: Dust Explosions

Public (classroom) Course
This course covers the knowledge and tools necessary to examine your workplace for the hazards, assess protection needs, and to respond efficiently...

Incident Investigation

Public (classroom) Course
Incidents are minor occurrences and are often the result of a single failure or defect. Join Incident Investigation expert Brian Kelly for an in-...

Inherently Safer Design

eLearning (online) Course
This SAChE course provides information for understanding inherently safer design of chemical processes and plants.

Process Safety Boot Camp

Public (classroom) Course
This intensive 4-day course is also offered periodically throughout the year to the broader chemical engineering public. Taught jointly by process...

Basics of Laboratory Safety

eLearning (online) Course
This SAChE certificate program course provides a complete review of safety for laboratories handling hazardous chemicals.

CEP: Process Safety Beacon - Who Are All These People?

February
2015
Process Safety Beacon
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In many serious events, there may have been more people in the area than were needed to do or monitor the job. Too many people in the area, whether the control room or the plant, can be a distraction, causing bad decisions that could lead to serious...

Process Safety 101

eLearning (online) Course
This certificate reviews elementary concepts related to process safety including: process descriptions, Process Safety Management (PSM), mechanical...

Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)

eLearning (online) Course
This online course offers an overview of Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) to mitigate risk in your processes.

Inherently Safer Design

Public (classroom) Course
Get up-to-date on a fundamentally different approach to safety in the manufacture and use of chemicals. In one day, you’ll learn about inherently...

Process Safety Lessons Taught from Experience

eLearning (online) Course
This certificate is designed to provide insight into important case histories related to process safety. By learning from the mistakes of others, the...

Fundamentals of Process Safety

Public (classroom) Course
In this CCPS course you’ll hear from process safety expert Brian Kelly for an up-to-date look at the causes and contributors to major incidents in...

HAZOP Studies

eLearning (online) Course
Learn the concepts and techniques of the Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) Study methodology, including related matters of preparation, team meeting...

Heat Exchanger Design and Operations

Public (classroom) Course
This course is ideal for chemical and mechanical engineers who are engaged in plant operations, technical services, and project design; or with...

Process Safety Management for Bioethanol

eLearning (online) Course
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...

Risk Assessment

eLearning (online) Course
The course material prepares students to develop the information needed in plant design in a senior-level design course (e.g., a HAZOP on a process...

Process Safety Management Overview

eLearning (online) Course
The online course covers the US OSHA PSM 14 regulatory requirements as well as the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) 20 element approach to...

Process Safety Management for Biodiesel

eLearning (online) Course
OSHA is closely monitoring the biodiesel industry. In this online course, you’ll learn how to improve your process safety management and eliminate...

Runaway Reactions

eLearning (online) Course
This SACHE Safety Certificate focuses on managing chemical reaction hazards, particularly runaway reactions.

Chemical Reactivity Hazards

eLearning (online) Course
Chemical Reactivity Hazards is a web-based SAChE module that shows how uncontrolled chemical reactions can lead to serious harm.

Nitrogen's Role in Safety

eLearning (online) Course
This SAChE Safety Certificate focuses on Nitrogen which is a staple of the chemical industry. Because it is an inert gas, nitrogen is suitable for a...

Fire Safety with High Energy Density Batteries

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 2:30pm-3:00pm
As high energy density battery technology develops to meet the rapidly increasing demands of consumer electronics, electric vehicles, and grid level...

Are Unconfined Hydrogen Vapor Cloud Explosions Credible?

Conference Presentation
Southwest Process Technology Conference
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 3:00pm-3:30pm
A question is frequently raised by owner/operators of chemical processing and refinery sites as to whether unconfined hydrogen vapor cloud explosions...

Consulting/HSE

Conference Presentation
Southwest Process Technology Conference
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 9:45am-10:15am
Come hear experienced engineers in the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC); upstream; chemical plant operations; and manufacturing...

Engineering

Conference Presentation
Southwest Process Technology Conference
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 9:15am-9:45am
Come hear experienced engineers in the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC); upstream; chemical plant operations; and manufacturing...

Downstream

Conference Presentation
Southwest Process Technology Conference
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 9:00am-9:15am
Come hear experienced engineers in the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC); upstream; chemical plant operations; and manufacturing...

Upstream

Conference Presentation
Southwest Process Technology Conference
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 8:30am-9:00am
Come hear experienced engineers in the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC); upstream; chemical plant operations; and manufacturing...

Process Safety Regulation - Can any Style be considered Superior?

Conference Presentation
Southwest Process Technology Conference
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 2:30pm-3:00pm
Recently the US Chemical Safety Board has been quite supportive of the concept of the “Safety Case” system. In a recent Regulatory Report, CSB went...

Implementation Issues with Regards to Process Safety Programs

Conference Presentation
Southwest Process Technology Conference
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 1:30pm-2:00pm
The chemical industry continues to struggle and face challenges with regard to improvements in safety performance because of a lack of effective...

2014 Conference Keynote

Conference Presentation
Southwest Process Technology Conference
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 8:30am-9:15am
Strong process research organizations and capabilities constitute very relevant competitive advantages in the chemical industry, enabling constant...

Management of Organizational Change

Archived Webinar
Sep 17, 2014
In this webinar, Dr. Hoff shares some of the results of his current research on the topic of Management of Organizational Change (MOOC). Changes in...

Automation Solutions for Processing Light Tight (Shale) Oil

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 4:30pm-5:00pm
Opportunity crudes from shale are more readily available in North America with incentives on cost. However, these typically lighter crude oils don’t...

Low Temperature / Auto-Refrigeration Incidents Panel Discussion

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 4:15pm-4:45pm
A number of ethylene producers will share their experiences with low temperature / auto-refrigeration (near miss incidents, PHAs, mitigation, etc.)...

Molecular Modeling of Naphtha Catalytic Reforming

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 3:30pm-4:00pm
Molecular Modelling of Naphtha Catalytic Reforming Catalytic reforming is one of the most important refinery processes providing high octane number...

Tutorial on Auto-Refrigeration and Brittle Fracture Analysis (Part 2)

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 3:30pm-4:15pm
The tutorial is aimed at entry level to seasoned veteran engineers that desire to have a better understanding of this multidiscipline process safety...

Tutorial on Auto-Refrigeration and Brittle Fracture Analysis (Part 1)

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 2:30pm-3:15pm
The tutorial is aimed at entry level to seasoned veteran engineers that desire to have a better understanding of this multidiscipline process safety...
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