Reactive Chemical Hazards
- Type: Archived Webinar
Incidents due to reactive chemical hazards continue to occur in the manufacturing industry, resulting in loss of life, property damage, and environmental impacts. There are many federal regulations as well as best industry practices that can be utilized to identify potential reactive chemical hazards, evaluate the impact of consequences, and develop appropriate strategies to prevent or mitigate the impacts. In this presentation, several reactive chemical incidents investigated by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board are reviewed.
Amy E. Theis, P.E., is the Director of Onsite Safety Services at Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI; Burr Ridge, IL; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org). In her current role, she is responsible for coordinating all onsite risk management projects for a variety of safety hazards, such as combustible dust, flammability, chemical process safety, and reactive chemicals. Her areas of expertise include facilitating and supporting PHAs, performing dust hazard analyses (DHAs) according to relevant National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards, and managing the...Read more
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