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Commitment to Process Safety

Promoting the active involvement of personnel at all levels of the organization is one of the five elements in the  RBPS pillar of committing to process safety.  Resources in this section addresses the diversity of roles that workers can fulfill in support of process safety management system development, implementation, and enhancement. Start by reading an Introduction to Workforce Involvement and then explore the resources below.

Promoting the active involvement of personnel at all levels of the organization is one of the five elements in the  RBPS pillar of committing to process safety.  Resources in this section addresses the diversity of roles that... Read More

The importance in the regards of having good relationships with appropriate stakeholders, over the life of a facility is one of the five elements in the RBPS pillar of committing to process safety.  Resources in this section describe a process for identifying, engaging, and maintaining good relationships with appropriate external stakeholder groups (outreach); the attributes of an outreach system; and the steps an organization might take to implement outreach. Start by reading an Introduction to Stakeholder Outreach

The importance in the regards of having good relationships with appropriate stakeholders, over the life of a facility is one of the five elements in the RBPS pillar of committing to process safety.  Resources in this section describe a process... Read More

On February 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere, killing all seven crewmembers aboard. After extensive investigation, the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) concluded that the organizational safety culture gaps contributed significantly to this loss. Upon review of The CAIB report, the CCPS Technical Steering Committee concluded that the same cultural factors that impacted NASA could also impact on the chemical and petroleumn industries. CCPS invites chemical, petroleum, and other companies to use these materials to evaluate their company's process safety culture and to develop improvement strategies. Learn more by reading the Introduction to Process Safety Culture.

Developing, sustaining, and enhancing the organization's process safety culture is one of elements in the RBPS pillar of committing to process safety. CCPS members invite you to start the journey by reviewing the Building Process Safety Culture Tool Kit and then explore resources listed below to understand the attributes of a sound culture, and how your organization might begin to enhance its own culture.

On February 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere, killing all seven crewmembers aboard. After extensive investigation, the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) concluded that the... Read More

Developing, sustaining, and enhancing the organization’s process safety competency is one of five elements in the RBPS pillar of committing to process safety. Resources in this section relate to what process safety competency means, the attributes of process safety competency, and how organizations might enhance their own competency. Start by reading an Introduction to Process Safety Competency and then explore the resources listed below.

Developing, sustaining, and enhancing the organization’s process safety competency is one of five elements in the RBPS pillar of committing to process safety. Resources in this section relate to what process safety competency means, the attributes... Read More

Identifying and addressing relevant process safety standards, codes, regulations, and laws over the life of a process is one of the five elements in the RBPS pillar of committing to process safety.  Resources in this section describe processes for maintaining adherence to applicable standards, codes, regulations, and laws (standards), the attributes of a standards system, and the steps an organization might take to implement the standards element.  Start with reading an Introduction to Compliance with Standards, then explore resources like the Process Safety and Risk Management of Chemical Parks and more below.

Identifying and addressing relevant process safety standards, codes, regulations, and laws over the life of a process is one of the five elements in the RBPS pillar of committing to process safety.  Resources in this section... Read More