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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.

6th CCPS China Conference on Process Safety

September 25-27, 2018
Presented by the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) and China University of Petroleum. This conference aim to bring together more than 300 professionals, government, and academics in China to share advancements in process safety. The conference will be conducted via English and Chinese with...

8th CCPS Latin American Conference on Process Safety

September 10-13, 2018
Lea en español The Latin American Conference on Process Safety is part of CCPS' family of Global Congress on Process Safety. This conference is part of CCPS' worldwide effort to prevent major accidents through promoting lifelong learning as well as continual improvement in process safety. Co-...

Acuity: Software Solution for Improving Process Risk Management

Archived Webinar
Jul 30, 2014
The webinar provides attendees with information regarding Acuity, the new cloud-based risk management software from AcuTech. Acuity will enable organizations to better implement, audit, measure and improve their safety and security management systems. The session discusses and provides a...

Has PSI Become a Data Management Nightmare?

Archived Webinar
Mar 26, 2014
This webinar addresses the importance of Process Safety Information (PSI) and PSI management, the potential limitations associated with PSI management within an organization, and real-world solutions for overcoming these limitations to build a robust PSI management program.

Process Safety Beacon: Work Permits: Understand the Scope of Work

June
2018
Process Safety Beacon
A contractor maintenance crew was preparing to install a section of pipe at the top of a vessel in an oil refinery (Images 1 and 2). A work permit (Image 3) was issued for the job, with the expectation that no confined space entry was required. The...

Spotlight on Safety: Risk, Not Chance

May
2018
Spotlight on Safety
Rukyah Hennessey
Risk is a fact of life. It is a factor in almost every decision we make. In occupations such as business and finance, risk takers are often heralded. Take a chance on the stock market, and you can get a big payout. But, when it comes to our industry...

64th Annual Safety in Ammonia Plants and Related Facilities Symposium

September 8-12, 2019
Don't miss the 64th Annual Safety in Ammonia Plants and Related Facilities Symposium. Experts from around the world will discuss the latest advances related to the safe production and use of ammonia, case studies, and lessons learned.

15th Global Congress on Process Safety

March 31 - April 3, 2019
Each year the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) and the AIChE Safety & Health Division present the Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS). From its initial meeting in 2005, GCPS has grown into the world's largest gathering practitioners from industry, regulatory bodies and academia.

OSHA Process Safety Management Review

eLearning (online) Course
Take this fundamental course and gain an introduction to Process Safety Management. In just two short hours, you’ll learn how and when to apply the...

Process Safety Beacon: Your Facility is Aging

May
2018
Process Safety Beacon
Aging process equipment, facilities, and infrastructure are a safety concern for the chemical process industries (CPI). Prolonged exposure to chemicals as well as extreme temperatures and pressures make older process units vulnerable to disaster...

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...

Foundations of Process Safety

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

Overview of Risk Based Process Safety

Face-to-Face Course
This course will introduce you to CCPS’ Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS) approach, including the four pillars and twenty elements that define the...
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Advanced Emergency Relief System Design

Face-to-Face Course
Responsible for the safe handling of the effluent from relief systems? Explore the broad topic of emergency relief system design with an emphasis on...

Incident Investigation

Face-to-Face Course
Incidents are minor occurrences that can lead to an accident. Join an Incident Investigation expert for an in-depth look at the systematic process of...

Management of Change

eLearning (online) Course
Unsure how to identify procedural, process and other change situations that require evaluation—or implement process changes without risk to employees...

Inherently Safer Design

Face-to-Face Course
Get up-to-date on a fundamentally different approach to safety in the manufacture and use of chemicals. In one day, you’ll learn about inherently...

Guidelines for Pressure Relief and Effluent Handling Systems, 2nd Edition

April, 2017
Providing in-depth guidance on how to design and rate emergency pressure relief systems, Guidelines for Pressure Relief and Effluent Handling Systems incorporates the current best designs from the Design Institute for Emergency Relief Systems as well as American Petroleum Institute (API) standards.

Handle Hazardous Waste Safely

April
2018
Back To Basics
Delmar Morrison, Michael C. Stern, P.E., Carmen H. Osorio-Amado
Hazardous-waste disposal presents unique challenges. An analysis of several incidents highlights the importance of properly characterizing waste prior to processing.

Process Safety Beacon: Maintain a Sense of Vulnerability

April
2018
Process Safety Beacon
Maintaining a sense of vulnerability is an essential component of a good process safety culture. But, what does it mean to maintain a sense of vulnerability? It means everyone in the plant: is aware of the hazards of processes and materials looks...

Safely Unload and Convey Combustible Dusts

April
2018
Safety
Abhi Bhargava
Dust explosions are a major hazard of unloading and conveying operations. Protect your facility from explosions with venting panels, flameless venting systems, and chemical suppression systems.

Process Safety Beacon: Reporting and Investigating Near Misses

March
2018
Process Safety Beacon
The U.S. Space Shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch from Cape Canaveral, FL, on Jan. 28, 1986 (Images 1 and 2). The Challenger was destroyed and all seven crew members perished. The immediate cause was a leak of hot gas from a joint...

过程安全事故解析

September, 2015
《过程安全事故解析》全书主要介绍化工过程安全管理知识,并基于对50余个过程安全事故案例的深入解析,详细介绍过程安全事故发生的机理、结果、教训及预防事故的经验,以帮助化工领域相关管理人员和操作人员提高安全意识和技能,促进安全生产的实现。

SAChE®文凭课程-危险辨识

eLearning (online) Course
知道在化学工程中要做什么,首先要从识别危险开始。本入门课程将会拓宽学生对于化工厂区和其他有化学工程师从事工作的工业场所中的危险辨识。学生将会学习如何识别他们可能会遇到的常见类型的危险,并理解这些危险在整个系统中的意义。学生还将学习识别可能增加这些危险严重性的条件。...

HAZOP Studies

eLearning (online) Course
Need to plan and execute a HAZOP Study team review? This course covers the concepts and techniques you’ll need.

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