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Process Safety Boot Camp

Public (classroom) 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.

Using Data-Based Indicators to Improve Process Safety Performance

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 1:30pm-3:00pm
Using Data-based Indicators to Improve Process Safety Performance Erin P. Collins and Paul J. Amico JENSEN HUGHES Performance indicators (also...

Last Line of Defense - Improving Our Step Back 5x5

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 1:30pm-3:00pm
Last Line of Defense - Improving Our Step Back 5x5 Â Step Back 5x5 is our last layer of defense and perhaps our most important. This paper shows how...

2017 AIChE Spring Meeting and 13th GCPS AGILE Award Keynote Address

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 8:00am-9:15am
The 2017 AIChE Spring Meeting and 13th GCPS AGILE Keynote Address will be presented by AGILE award recipient John Y. Televantos, Partner, Arsenal Capital Partners.

Explosion Prevention and Mitigation

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Thursday, April 30, 2009 - 4:00am
The analysis, prevention, protection and mitigation of fire, explosion, and reactivity hazards continue to be important to the loss prevention...

Foundations of Process Safety

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

Editorial: Budgeting for A Safer Future

May
2017
Editorial
Cynthia Mascone
This is an expanded version of the Editorial that appeared in the print version of Chemical Engineering Progress, May 2017. What could you do with $11 million? If you were Vanessa Sutherland, chairperson and CEO of the U.S. Chemical Safety and...

Overview of Risk Based Process Safety

Public (classroom) 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

Public (classroom) 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

Public (classroom) Course
Incidents are minor occurrences and are often the result of a single failure or defect. Join Incident Investigation expert Brian Kelly for an in-...

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.

Leadership Q&A: A CEO’s Role in Corporate Culture

May
2017
Leadership Q&A
Trinseo, a global chemical materials producer with 2016 revenues of $3.7 billion, was formed in 2010 from the sale of four business units of Dow Chemical. Formerly known as Styron, Trinseo has combined the assets and technologies of those businesses...

May 2017 CEP Preview

May 8, 2017
Understand the pros & cons of modular design, learn to optimize compressed air systems, reduce produce contamination, and more.

Inherently Safer Design

Public (classroom) 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...

Process Safety Management Overview

eLearning (online) Course
Explore the whys and hows of process safety. A great introduction for new hires and refresher for seasoned engineers.

New Products: May 2017

May
2017
New Products
Instrumentation Miniature Multichannel Detectors Withstand Harsh Environmental Stressors The cap of conventional multichannel detectors usually includes sensitive narrow-bandpass channel filters. Instead, these sensors include a central window — a...

Process Safety Management for Bioethanol

eLearning (online) Course
Process safety management is different in the biodiesel industry. Gain tools, techniques and regulatory guidance tailored to your unique needs.

Process Safety Boot Camp

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

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...

Spotlight on Safety: Process Safety - Start Them Young

May
2017
Spotlight on Safety
Shakeel Kadri
The concept of process safety has been around for over 200 years, although awareness of process safety was limited to nearly nonexistent for most of this time. Two catastrophic incidents — at Flixborough, U.K., in 1974 and Bhopal, India, in 1984 —...

SAChE® 证书课程–氮在过程安全的作用

eLearning (online) Course
这门SAChE安全证书课程重点讲化学工业中的基本物质-氮气。因为是惰性气体,氮气在化工生产、加工、处理和运输等各个方面有着广泛的应用。氮封使可燃物的安全储存和使用成为可能,还有助于防止可燃粉尘爆炸。但是,它也是一个明显的窒息性气体,在其处理和使用中必须应用安全原则。

Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)

eLearning (online) Course
LOPA is the methodology used by process organizations worldwide for risk analysis. Learn the basic LOPA approach to selecting and analyzing potential...

Process Safety Beacon: Corroded Tanks Are Dangerous

May
2017
Process Safety Beacon
A tank containing spent sulfuric acid (and some hydrocarbon) from a refinery alkylation process exploded in 2001 (Photo 1), injuring eight and killing one person. Some of the spilled sulfuric acid flowed into a nearby river, causing environmental...

Get Creative with Process Safety Management

April
2017
Safety
Paul Baybutt
Creative thinking is a necessary skill in process safety. While most people are born with the capacity for creative thinking, this skill can be lost through formal education and societal pressures that discourage it. Luckily, creative thinking can be learned.

Process Safety Beacon: Is Your Vessel Really Empty?

April
2017
Process Safety Beacon
An explosion and fire occurred in a 50,000-bbl/day fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) that was being brought online after a seven-week maintenance shutdown. This accident was not caused by a runaway reaction, leak of flammable material, or static...

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