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Process Safety Boot Camp

Offered in North America, this intensive and highly interactive 4-day course trains chemical engineers in the fundamentals of Process Safety. Taught...

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.

7th CCPS Latin American Conference on Process Safety

August 22-23, 2016
This bilingual conference in Lima, Peru will focus on risk-based process safety, Vision 20/20, getting management commitment, creating safety culture, and operational discipline and much more.

Process Safety Boot Camp

Offered in North America, this intensive and highly interactive 4-day course trains chemical engineers in the fundamentals of Process Safety. Taught...

Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)

LOPA is the methodology used by process organizations worldwide for risk analysis. Learn the basic LOPA approach to selecting and analyzing potential...

June 2016 CEP Preview

June 14, 2016
This month a special SBE supplement looks at commercializing industrial biotechnology.

Foundations of Process Safety

Offered outside of North America, this intensive and highly interactive 4-day course trains chemical engineers in the fundamentals of process safety...

Ethics and the Chemical Engineer

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December 12, 2013
What do future chemical engineering leaders know about ethics? Ethics and safety have become a major part of the chemical engineering profession. AIChE's 2013 Gala in November...

HAZOP Studies

Need to plan and execute a HAZOP Study team review? This course covers the concepts and techniques you’ll need.

Overview of Risk Based Process Safety

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

Heat Exchanger Design and Operations

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

SAChE证书课程–氮在过程安全的作用

这门SAChE安全证书课程重点讲化学工业中的基本物质-氮气。因为是惰性气体,氮气在化工生产、加工、处理和运输等各个方面有着广泛的应用。氮封使可燃物的安全储存和使用成为可能,还有助于防止可燃粉尘爆炸。但是,它也是一个明显的窒息性气体,在其处理和使用中必须应用安全原则。

Incident Investigation

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

Avoid Pressure-Relief System Pitfalls

July
2016
Back To Basics
Justin Phillips
Before you begin pressure-relief system design, watch out for these common mistakes in identifying overpressure scenarios, performing sizing calculations, and installing the system in the field.

Inherently Safer Design

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...

Basics of the Chemical Industry

The chemical industry value chain is complex. In this online course, you’ll gain a high-level review of the manufacture and markets for roughly 70...

Guidelines for Implementing Process Safety Management, 2nd Edition

June, 2016
The 2 nd edition provides an update of information since the publication of the first edition including best practices for managing process safety developed by industry as well as incorporate the additional process safety elements. In addition the book includes a focus on maintaining and improving...

Introduction to Process Safety for Undergraduates and Engineers

June, 2016
Familiarizes the student or an engineer new to process safety with the concept of process safety management Serves as a comprehensive reference for Process Safety topics for student chemical engineers and newly graduate engineers Acts as a reference material for either a stand-alone process safety...

Atmospheric Tank Failures: Mechanisms and an Unexpected Case Study

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 4:05pm-4:35pm
Most of the literature on catastrophic failures of low pressure tanks focuses on the ignition of explosive mixtures in the vapor space of those tanks...

Manage Risk and Improve Production Start-up of Capital Projects

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 1:00pm-1:30pm
In the final phases of a capital project, there are periods of high risk and several opportunities to shorten the time to full, on-spec production...

CCPS Certification Process for Certified Process Safety Professional

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 11:15am-11:45am
Abstract CCPS Certification Process for Certified Process Safety Professional Over the past 30 years, CCPS has focused its global efforts in four key...

Revitalizing Auditing Practices - One Company's Journey

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 10:15am-10:45am
Auditing can become a mundane and unsuccessful task when done repeatedly the same way by the same personnel. Auditors can get ‘stuck in a rut’ and...

Steam System Control and Optimization

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 9:00am-9:30am
Control of the overall steam system in a refinery or a large petrochemical plant can be one of the most difficult automation challenges, yet one of...
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