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Human Factors - What Role Should They Play in Risk Assessment and How Should They be Handled

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
A risk assessment is just the assessment of the risk inherent to a process or piece of equipment, correct? At this stage why should I consider any...

Guidelines for Integrating Process Safety into Engineering Projects

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
This paper describes a new book that CCPS has published on guidelines for integrating process safety into engineering projects. Engineering projects...

Frontline Supervisors Are the Safety Culture

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Frontline Supervisors Are the Safety Culture No other form of safety communication is more important than the casual, face-to-face communication...

A Semi-Quantitative Tool to Estimate the Risk of Dust Fire or Explosion from Process Equipment

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Dust explosions can pose a risk of injury to personnel, damage plant and equipment, and cause business disruptions. Preventing dust explosions...

Assessment of Battery Energy Storage Systems

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Current and future power grids are characterized by a high share of renewable energy sources. This leads to fluctuations in the power injection that...

Accounting for Emergent Failure Paths in LOPA

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
One of the fundamental assumptions made when using standard LOPA (Layer of Protection Analysis) is that the barriers selected for a common threat...

Embracing Complexity and Managing Risk: PSM Challenges in Specialty Chemical Innovation

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Success in the specialty chemical business is dependent upon bringing highly specialized products to market quickly, often to meet very specific...

Study of the Initiator Mischarging Effect on Runaway Reaction of Styrene Polymerization

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Polymerization reactions are prone to runaway risks due to the unstable nature of monomers and complex interactions between reactants. Deviation from...

Where There Is a Will There Is a Way ֠a Story of Organizational Transformation

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Successful organizational transformation requires clear vision, inspirational leadership, management commitment, effective communication, and...

Set Your Operators up for Success: Practical Guidelines for Addressing Human Factors in PHA Causes and Protection Layers

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Everyone makes mistakes. Therefore, every Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) should address the potential for human error when people interact with a...

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