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

Enhancing PHAs: The Power of Bowties

February
2019
Safety
David Hatch, Paul McCulloch, Ian Travers
Process hazard analysis (PHA) is a key component of process safety management (PSM). This article presents a technique that incorporates the visual approach of the bowtie model into hazard and operability (HAZOP) analysis.

Is Your Hot Work Safety Zone Actually Safe?

January
2019
Safety
Delmar Morrison, Ryan J. Hart, P.E., Eric Peterson, Morgan Reed
Hot work safety zone boundaries are often based on fixed criteria, which fail to take into account changing conditions at the worksite and undetected gas leaks.

Use Scare Tactics to Communicate Major Incidents

August
2018
Safety
Renato Prestes, TJ Larkin
Communication that frightens employees triggers more behavior changes than similar messages without the scare factor. Including a fear appeal makes it much less likely that process safety incidents will be repeated.