Overview of Risk Based Process Safety

  • Course ID:
    CH925
  • Type:
    Face-to-Face Course
  • Language:
    English
  • Skill Level:
    Basic
  • Duration:
    2 days
  • CEUs:
    1.50
  • PDHs:
    15.00

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This course will introduce you to CCPS’ Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS) approach, including the four pillars and twenty elements that define the structure for the RBPS approach.  Developed especially for companies to train employees in the basics of Risk Based Process Safety, this course will serve as an excellent starting point for the exploration of the steps and procedures involved in providing a safe operating environment.  

Instructor(s): 

Donald Abrahamson

Don Abrahamson has over 40 years of experience in operations and engineering roles to draw from process safety management, operations management, process safety engineering, technical management, quality assurance management, process development and research. He recently retired from Celanese as the Global Process Safety Manager. He also worked for Occidental Chemical for over 32 years. He has conducted PHAs, Audits, Incident Investigations and /or Training on three continents: Americas, Europe and Asia. He has four US Patents from his work in research and...Read more

Scott Berger

Scott Berger, now an independent consultant, served as Executive Director of CCPS for nearly 14 years. Scott also worked for 5 years at Owens Corning, where he held a range of Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) assignments including Director of EHS Strategic Management. In addition, Scott worked for 18 years at Rohm and Haas Company in R&D, engineering, and EHS. Scott received a BS and MS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Read more

Charles Cowley

Charles Cowley is a Mechanical Engineer with 34 years in Oil Industry including 27 years with Shell. Career accomplishments include: project team leader developing Shell HSSE Control Framework, Shell Downstream ‘Hearts & Minds’ safety culture program leader, primary author of Shell guide ‘Competence Assurance of HSSE Critical Positions’, led several major incident investigations, Chief Engineer in Shell Morocco, 15 years in Shell major projects, Upstream and Downstream, and Independent Safety Consultants.

In 2012, Charles became a CCPS...Read more

Dennis C. Hendershot

Dennis C. Hendershot is a chemical engineer with 40 years of experience in process research and development, plant design and startup, and process safety. From 1970 until his retirement in 2005 as a Senior Technical Fellow, he worked at Rohm and Haas Company. He then joined Chilworth Technology Inc. as a Principal Process Safety Specialist (retiring again in 2009), and the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers as a Staff Consultant. With CCPS, he has worked with the Inherently Safer Design Subcommittee, the Risk Tolerance Criteria...Read more

John Herber

John Herber joined CCPS in 2009 after a 33-year career with 3M Company that included positions in process and project engineering, production operations and corporate safety. In Corporate Safety Services, John developed programs for improving PSM systems across 3M’s global operations, including PSM metrics, Process Hazard Management policy and implementation guidance. As PSM consultant, John has performed audits, facilitated PHAs and assisted with PSM program development and training. John has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue.

CCPS projects: Process Safety Boot Camp...Read more

Jerry Jones

Jerry Jones, PE joined CCPS as a staff consultant in 2012. He has 40+ years of experience across industry sectors including chemicals, polymers, pharmaceuticals, and electronics industry materials. He has worked in process development and engineering, plant design, EHS, and process safety functions and supported manufacturing operations in over a dozen countries while an employee of Monsanto, SRI International, Raychem, and Genentech/Roche. He has extensive experience with the implementation of risk-based management systems including those for process safety. He earned BS and ME...Read more

Louisa Nara

Louisa Nara is the Technical Director of the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Louisa comes to AIChE/CCPS after 15 years with Bayer where she held positions of increasing responsibility including: Manager Process Safety and Crisis Management; Director of HSE, Security and Emergency Response at Bayer’s largest US Manufacturing site; and, Director, Risk Management and Compliance, NAFTA. Prior to joining Bayer, Louisa also gained significant experience in process safety, engineering, and HSE with Diamond Shamrock, PQ...Read more

John Murphy, PE

John has over 40 years of experience in chemical manufacturing and process safety with jobs in the chemical industry, consulting and government. He is currently an independent consultant and retired from the U. S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board where is was a lead investigator and the Dow  Chemical Company where he was a leader in process safety. 

Currently he provides process safety services as a independent consultant and serves as a staff consultant to the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS). As a staff consultant for CCPS he has managed many book...Read more

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