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Investigation of a Polymeric Resin Deflagration Using Advanced Calorimetric Techniques

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
2019 AIChE Global Congress Process Safety Abstract Submission- FINAL Title: Investigation of a Deflagration Incident using Adiabatic Calorimetric...

Best Practices for Addressing Human Factors during PHAs/HAZOPs

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Accidents and regulations underscore the need for companies to identify potential human errors and to reduce the frequency and consequences of such...

"Just the Facts" a Bad Way to Communicate Process Safety

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
"Just the facts" a Bad Way to Communicate Process Safety The qualities making a person a good engineer are often the same qualities making them poor...

Digital Plant: The Convergence of Process and Operational

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
“Refiners are poised to adopt new technologies at a faster pace after years of incremental progress; this effort could save the...

Industrial-Academic Collaboration to Teach Chemical Process Safety

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Chemical process safety is historically an overlooked topic within chemical engineering education. In response to a reactive chemical explosion at T2...

Harnessing Ethylene Plant Manufacturing Operations Reliability Using Data Driven Analytics

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Availability of the Ethylene plant asset is an important factor that determines the Overall Manufacturing Asset Effectiveness. It is not uncommon for...

Using Feedback to Improve the Quality of Your Incident Investigations

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Trevor Kletz once explained that it was relatively easy for him to create his monthly Lessons Learned Bulletins, because ICI had a requirement that...

Caribbean Petroleum Explosion Case Study

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Caribbean Petroleum Explosion Case Study Q.A. Baker, J.K. Thomas, D.R. Malik and M.T. Edel Baker Engineering and Risk Consultants 3330 Oakwell Court...

Humans Make Mistakes...Which Cause Events

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
When reviewing investigations reports associated with Loss of Primary Containment (LOPC) events, it is not uncommon to find human error identified as...

Getting Incident Investigations Right

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
When safety investigations are conducted like criminal investigations, they tend to be backward-looking and focused on learning who to blame, rather...

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