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Process Safety Boot Camp

Face-to-Face Course
Offered in North America, this intensive and highly interactive 4-day course trains chemical engineers in the fundamentals of Process Safety. Taught...

Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)

CCPS was established in 1985 to focus on engineering and management practices that can prevent and mitigate catastrophic accidents involving release of hazardous materials. CCPS is supported by sponsors in the chemical and hydrocarbon process industries and active worldwide via conferences, books, databases, education, research, and more.

9th CCPS Latin American Conference on Process Safety

June 16-18, 2020
The Latin American Conference on Process Safety is part of CCPS' family of Global Congress on Process Safety. This conference, co-organized by ABIQUIM, is part of CCPS' worldwide effort to prevent major accidents through promoting lifelong learning as well as continuous improvement in process...

Pre-Start Up Safety Review

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
This live presentation explores the role and importance of PSSR, the many challenges industries face when performing PSSR and various mitigation paths.

5th CCPS Global Summit on Process Safety

October 22-23, 2019
Over the past several years, Process Safety has taken on an increased importance. Today, companies large and small, in the traditional process industries and in emerging areas, all put a premium on improving their Process Safety performance. In fact, Process Safety is now a Board-level issue in many companies.

2019 Conference on Hydrogen Safety

October 14-15, 2019
Presented by the Center for Hydrogen Safety (CHS), the 2019 Conference on Hydrogen Safety will bring together academics, industry, and government representatives to highlight the safe use of hydrogen in commercial and industrial applications. Register Now by contacting customerservice@aiche.org or...

Faculty Summer Vacations Focused on Safety

Over the past summer, while many of us were vacationing, over 130 faculty members from around the globe took time out of their well-earned summer breaks to attend our industry led process safety workshops, through AIChE’s Undergraduate Process Safety Learning Initiative (UPSLI).  Wo

DIRETRIZES PARA GERENCIAMENTO DE MUDANÇA PARA SEGURANÇA DE PROCESSO

September, 2019
Este livro é destinado a um público que varia de instalação e gerentes corporativos de segurança de processo para os trabalhadores que têm diferentes níveis de conhecimento sobre os princípios de gestão da mudança com segurança. Este livro foi projetado para dotar as pessoas responsáveis por...

IRETRIZES PARA SEGURANÇA DE PROCESSO BASEADA EM RISCO

January, 2014
Ao ler este livro, em sua totalidade ou em partes, o leitor terá acesso a um conteúdo de qualidade, que reflete o melhor que a indústria e a academia juntas puderam, até o presente momento, produzir e sistematizar, e espera-se que, com a efetiva adoção dos princípios contidos no texto, se...

SAChE® Certificate Program – Ethics

eLearning (online) Course
Students will learn about the AIChE Code of Ethics and how it aligns with the engineer’s creed to do no harm. This brief “introduction to ethics”...

Process Safety Beacon: Look Out for Sluggish Control Systems

October
2019
Process Safety Beacon
Imagine a process temperature that climbs beyond the setpoint. The temperature continues to increase and goes outside of the operating range. The available cooling capacity is sufficient, but the control system is slow to bring the process back into...

SAChE® Certificate Program - Lab Safety

eLearning (online) Course
Laboratory safety is important for anyone working in a laboratory. This course will introduce you to laboratory safety and provides the content...

How Damage Mechanism Reviews Impact Operations

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 2:00pm-3:00pm EDT
Damage Mechanism Reviews (DMR) are becoming the first step for most companies looking to implement a risk-based inspection (RBI) program in response to the API acknowledging the validity of RBI...

Will James on Hydrogen Safety

September 24, 2019

As the hydrogen economy grows, so does the need for technical information and know-how about hydrogen safety. Read more about safety advances.

September 2019 CEP Preview

September 13, 2019

This month in CEP, learn about NSF grants, get tips for safe scaleup, learn about planning a plant decommissioning, and much more.

Reactive Chemical Hazards

Archived Webinar
Aug 28, 2019
Incidents due to reactive chemical hazards continue to occur in the manufacturing industry, resulting in loss of life, property damage, and environmental impacts. There are many federal regulations...

ADM Hosts Process Safety Faculty Workshop

Demonstrating their commitment to safety and ethical practice, Archer Daniels Midland Company hosted their 2nd annual - three-day workshop to train university faculty in process safety.

NSF Funding: Planting the Seeds of Innovation

September
2019
Career Catalyst
Emily Petruzzelli
The National Science Foundation (NSF) issues hundreds of grants every year to translate invention into impact. This article discusses some of the many NSF funding opportunities and profiles several organizations that have found success due, in part, to NSF funding.

Ensure Safe Scaleup

September
2019
Back To Basics
Richard Palluzi
Minor hazards in the laboratory could turn out to be major safety concerns as the process is scaled up. Follow this guidance to ensure each stage of scaleup is safe.

Managing Human Reliability

Archived Webinar
Aug 14, 2019
This 60-minute program will give you an overview of the impact of human factors on operator performance.

Fatal Toxic Chemical Release at Dupont

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 3, 2019
Fatal Toxic Chemical Release at DuPont Tamara Qureshi Attorney Advisor-Investigations United States Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigations Board 1...

Effective PSM on Small Capital Projects

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 3, 2019
Recognizing that Small Capital Projects are often quick turn-around, limited scope projects, it can be challenging to effectively incorporate PSM...

High Performance in Process Safety ֠Balanced Approach

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 3, 2019
The core of high performance in process safety is managing risks to prevent incidents from happening. In a high-performance process safety culture,...

Finding Unknown Anomalies before They Risk Process Safety

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 3, 2019
Four out of every five oil historical refinery accidents resulted from unexpected, unknown process and mechanical anomalies rather than known,...

Compressor Surge Modeling and Control

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 3, 2019
Axial and centrifugal compressor control is exceptionally challenging due to the extraordinary speed and severity of problems and the extreme...

Process Safety, the Journey Is Most Important!

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 3, 2019
This paper will discuss process safety management work and the desired effects of employee participation and culture at all levels within the company...

Employee Training ֠Beyond Compliance

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 3, 2019
When it comes to employee’s safety at a facility covered under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’...

Trust As Currency

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 3, 2019
“Liberty not only means that the individual has both the opportunity and the burden of choice; it also means that he must bear the...

The Day I Got a Second Chance

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
This presentation recounts a major process safety accident that occurred in 1989. The accident released a large volume of hot flammable liquid...

Safeguard Meters within Chevron

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Chevron has developed a framework for implementing the concept of “safeguard meter” within our operating assets...

Combustible Dust - Hazards / Mitigations / Pitfalls

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Combustible dust is and has been a major issue in industry. This is not something new but is something that is more in the spotlight in recent years...

Induced Draft Fan Reliability Case Study

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Induced draft fans are normally installed on top of the furnace and are critical equipment in the operation of Ethylene furnaces as they are...

3D Printing- Unique Hazards When Metal Dust Is Created

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 2, 2019
Over the past several years, manufacturers in the additive industries have employed 3D printing to increase efficiency on plant floors. Materials...

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...

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...

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