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Enhancing Behavior-Based Safety Culture through Casual Safety Observations

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Despite the influx of automated systems in the chemical manufacturing plant, human factors continue to play a pivotal role in the day-to-day...

Confirming the SIS Layer of Protection

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
The Safety Instrumented System (SIS) is a complex protection layer with high reliability requirements. Assuring the effectiveness of the SIS requires...

Applying Risk Principles to Combustible Dust Operations at a Multinational Manufacturer

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
JENSEN HUGHES performed a risk-based analysis for three combustible dust handling processes that are prevalent throughout our manufacturing client's...

Transferline Exchanger Internal Diameter Tube Inspection

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Transfer Line Exchangers (TLE’s) are a critical part of an ethylene producing unit. Similar to a high temperature, high pressure...

Beyond VCE: Addressing Fire Hazards As Part of Facility Siting

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Background: Following influential facility siting incidents such as the 2005 BP Texas City Explosion, it was recognized that vapor cloud explosions...

Enfoque Multi-Amenaza Para Abordar Peligros Natech

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Los eventos naturales representan amenazas/peligros significativos para las unidades de proceso de diferentes industrias. Es decir, peligros...

Sil-3, Sil-2, and Unicorns (There Is a High Probability Your SIL 2 and SIL 3 SIFs Have No Better Performance Than SIL 1)

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Safety Instrumented System (SIS) standards improved the definition of interlocks and introduced requirements for improved management systems to...

Case Study of Steam Hammer Event in an Ethylene Plant

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
A steam explosion incident occurred on a Steam Line in a Gulf Coast Ethylene Production Facility. A detailed review of the third party failure...

Strathcona County's Industrial Engagement Program: Leading the Way Using the MIACC Model

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Strathcona County is in the heart of Alberta’s petrochemical district with oil refineries, chemical plants, oil and gas pipelines,...

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