CCPS | Center for Chemical Process Safety

CCPS brings together manufacturers, government agencies, consultants, academia and insurers to lead the way in improving industrial process safety. CCPS member companies, working in project subcommittees, define and develop useful, time-tested guidelines that have practical application within industry. The project topics run the gamut of areas important to manufacturers and range from human factor issues to qualitative and quantitative risk analysis to security vulnerability to inherently safer design. 

COVID-19 Relief Effort: Stories from Member Companies

Our partners in industry and academia are making a difference in the COVID-19 relief effort — altering their manufacturing facilities to produce personal protective equipment; accelerating vaccine research; donating money and PPE, and more. AIChE, the AIChE Foundation, and the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) are sharing stories about how our partners are doing a world of good.

Virtual Combo Course: HAZOP Studies and Process Hazard Analysis

December 7-17, 2020 (Virtual Course)

Take advantage of a nine-day instructor-led virtual class on immersion in HAZOP Studies, other process hazard analysis techniques and advanced concepts in process hazard analysis.

University of Michigan Resource Page

The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor has a resource page devoted to process safety. It includes videos and other tutorials.

CCPS Fellows

CCPS Fellows recognizing individuals that exhibit extraordinary dedication to their field and commitment to CCPS.

CCPS Member Companies

Volunteer for a CCPS Project

Each year the CCPS Technical Steering Committee develops a list of projects, and a Project Subcommittee is established for each approved CCPS project or group of associated projects.

CCPS Process Safety Beacon

The Process Safety Beacon is a resource aimed at delivering process safety messages to plant operators and other manufacturing personnel. Each issue presents a real-life accident, and describes the lessons learned and practical means to prevent a similar accident in your plant.

Joining a CCPS project is really an incredible learning opportunity. I had the chance to exchange ideas with excellent experts, share experiences and reflect on the topic of process safety culture from different perspectives.
Gilsa Pacheco Monteiro

CEP Magazine

An AIChE Publication

Each issue of CEP is packed with practical information you can apply to current and future projects. AIChE members have complete access to all issues online.

Distillation experiments may be necessary at any point in the lifecycle of a process, from conceptualization to ongoing operation. This Back to Basics article provides a practical guide and broad overview of how to set up and run experimental distillation projects.