CCPS Videos in English

CCPS 7-Minute Seminar Series

CCPS created the 7 minute seminar with the goal of creating a large database of short seven minute videos that quickly inform a plant manager, engineer or operator about a specific piece of equipment. In 7 minutes professionals can have a “Take two for Safety” where they will review the mechanics and science behind the equipment of interest. This reference database will help eliminate simple mistakes caused by employees which lead to mechanical failures and potentially bigger catastrophes.

In collaboration with CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety), this video has been subtitled in Chinese by SHEGLe (撷果) with the consent of the Chemical Safety Board.

When an emergency occurs in industry, we must respond swiftly and effectively to minimize the impact to people, property and the environment.

This video was developed to help explain a few basic principals in the identification process safety risk.

This video reminds us why we need to be so diligent with their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

A pressure relief valve is a type of valve used to control or limit the pressure in a system. It is generally considered  your last line of defense in an overpressured situation.

Walk the line is a description of all of the things that operators do to make certain that they understand where energy will go when transferred. It presents the fundamental duties of operators.

This video depicts a case history of minor incident at a chemical storage facility which escalated to a major environmental incident.

Drive Between the Lines” short video is intended to illustrate, in a funny and easy way, the importance to operate the processes within the pre-established Safe Operating Limits and the poten

Video Interviews

CCPS interviews keynote speakers, poster presenters, and conference chairs at its Global Congresses on Process Safety. The video interviews below are listed in reverse chronological order.

Interview with OSHA's Jordan Barab

April 2, 2014

Louisa Nara, technical director for the Center for Chemical Process Safety, sat down with Jordan Barab, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Mr. Barab spoke at the 10th Annual GCPS in New Orleans giving an overview of Executive Order 13650, which aims to improve chemical facility and security. In this video, Mr. Barab discusses the Executive Order and what role OSHA will play.

Interview: Luke Kissam of Albemarle Corp.

April 1, 2014

10th Global Congress on Process Safety Chair Jatin Shah sat down with Tuesday's lunch speaker Luke Kissam of Albemarle to chat about his talk entitled "Creating a Safety Culture". Luke is CEO & President of Albemarle Corporation, a leading global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals for a wide range of industries.

Interview: Bea Ponnudurai of PETRONAS

March 31, 2014

AIChE President Otis Shelton interviews Dr Bea Ponnudurai of PETRONAS, who shares thoughts from her 10th GCPS keynote and discusses process safety challenges and successes.

2013 AIChE President Phil Westmoreland Interviews Shell VP, Aamir Farid

April 28, 2013

Aamir Farid, VP Manufacturing-Americas for Shell talks about energy and manufacturing opportunities and challenges. He delivered the keynote address entitled "Delivering Innovative Solutions for an Energy Future." at the 2013 AIChE Spring Meeting & 9th Global Congress on Process Safety.

Anjana Meel of Safer Systems on Controlling Spills

April 5, 2012

We spoke with Anjana Meel, PhD and research and development engineer at Safer Systems, to discuss her research on spills. The research compares shrinking vs. non-shrinking spills to help process safety engineers deal with spills quickly and efficiently.

Nestor Spósito of Dow talks about CCPS Latin America Process Safety Conference [English Version]

June 17, 2011

Nestor Spósito, project manager for Dow Argentina, and president of NFPA, Argentina Chapter, talks about his upcoming talk at CCPS Latin America entitled "Notwithstanding... They Keep On Happening," referring to fires and explosions. His talk will cover prevention and mitigation through globally applied international process safety standards. He also talks about the benefits of attending CCPS Latin America in Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 8-10, 2011.