Environmental Justice Implications for PSM and RMP Programs
- Type: Archived Webinar
- Level: Basic
- Duration: 1 hour
- PDHs: 0.00
More and more PSM-covered facilities are recognizing the long-reaching impacts of increased Environmental Justice (EJ) scrutiny, especially in relation to flaring and release events. What are the implications for your facility and process safety management? What action should you take? Attend this webinar and find out.
You’ll gain a high-level overview of EJ efforts and recent focus, along with insight into how current activity may affect your facility. You’ll examine how EJ and PSM/RMP connect with and feed each other and why this matters to your daily operations and your process safety efforts. You’ll recognize how EJ scrutiny affects your operations/process teams and how to help your facility respond to new developments, especially if you operate in or near an EJ community.
You’ll leave with a clear understanding of EJ’s implications for your PSM and RMP along with practical and actionable information to help you consider the implications of EJ when making everyday decisions.
- How an EJ score is determined and what parts of a facility’s reporting feeds into it
- How to use the facility risk management tools available to you to determine your risk
- The ties between EJ and PSM/RMP
- Ways that your process and operations engineers’ tasks impact your site’s EJ
Brian Burdorf is an Operations Director for Trinity Consultants Gulf Coast Region and Environmental Justice Practice Director. His 30 years of experience ranges from environmental justice support to facility siting, due diligence, federal and state permitting, compliance assurance, expert testimony, and public hearing support. In addition to his consulting work, He has prepared and instructed professional training courses for EHS professionals, including custom courses for corporations, regulatory agencies, and trade associations.Read more
Lauren Mercer is the Engineering & Compliance Manager at Provenance Consulting, a Trinity Company. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and has over ten years of petrochemical process engineering experience.
Her background is in relief systems and flare design and her experience includes management for various elements of process safety management. ...Read more
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