Process Safety Preparedness for Extreme Weather

Originally delivered Oct 10, 2017
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Plant startups after unplanned shutdown are always a challenge. Recent extreme events, like Hurricanes Harvey and Maria, have added a new level of complexity. This webinar will look at some of the unusual situations brought on by extreme rain, winds, and related phenomena and how they impact routine startup.

Assessing hazards, defining mitigation strategies, and setting risk-tolerance levels will take on added complexity if you must account for 500-year events. Participants will learn about some of the unusual challenges to take into account when preparing for extreme events and the resources available from AIChE and CCPS that can help.


Anil Gokhale

Dr. Anil Gokhale, PE is the Director of Projects at AIChE. He has more than 30 years of experience in engineering, process safety, and process automation. Most recently, Anil served as senior vice president at DEKRA Insight, with responsibility for the company’s Process Safety business across the Americas. He previously worked for companies including Siemens, Honeywell, Rockwell Automation, and Raytheon. 

He has published technical articles in publications including Oil & Gas Journal and Hydrocarbon Processing, and he has presented on a variety of technical topics for...Read more

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