CCPS Conferences & Events

Education

Offered in North America, this intensive and highly interactive 4-day course trains chemical engineers in the fundamentals of Process Safety. Taught jointly by process safety veterans with decades of experience at major companies from the process industries.
This course teaches you how to prepare for PHAs, how to ensure compliance with current U.S. regulations related to PHAs, and how to conduct and report PHAs.
Explore the whys and hows of process safety. A great introduction for new hires and refresher for seasoned engineers.

CEP Magazine

Making Sense of Laboratory Fire Codes

July
2017
Safety
Richard Palluzi
Laboratory owners are faced with a difficult task when building a new lab or renovating an existing one — two fire-prevention codes specify different restrictions on the quantities of hazardous materials that can be used and stored in that facility.

Incorporate Cybersecurity into Your PSM Program

June
2017
Safety
Ursula Malczewski, Amy E. Theis, P.E.
Here are some prevention and mitigation strategies for three common types of industrial incidents — a network breach, an insider attack, and infection via a portable device — and recommendations for incorporating industrial cybersecurity into an existing process safety management (PSM) program.

Industrial Cybersecurity: How Much Is Enough?

June
2017
Safety
Michael Firstenberg
To answer that question, first summarize potential attack scenarios in a matrix. Then identify which combinations of attacks, consequences, and risks require mitigation and which you are willing to accept.