Process Safety - From the Top-Down and Bottom-up

  • Type:
    Conference Presentation
  • Conference Type:
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
  • Presentation Date:
    April 28, 2009
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The theme of this session is implementing Process Safety systems from two different perspectives: (1) what Senior Management needs from process safety and risk practitioners to effectively facilitate decision making and ensure ongoing process safety excellence and (2) what technical personnel can do to best assess and then present what is needed for process safety to gain ongoing positive support of management and business leaders. Case histories, methods of analysis and assessment, approaches to presenting and “selling” general or specific process safety needs are presented.

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· Process Safety – Perspectives from the Top


Scott Berger

Scott Berger has nearly forty years of experience in process safety and EHS management. From 2001 – 2015, he served as Executive Director of the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS). Under his leadership, the body of knowledge and scope of practice of process safety expanded both technically and globally, growing from a primarily technical practice to one involving leadership, culture, and business. Transformative initiatives under his leadership included the Business Case for Process Safety, the fundamentals of Process Safety Culture, the next generation Guidelines for Risk Based...Read more

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