Safety & Health Division (S&H)

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Welcome to the Safety & Health Division community site.

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Nominations are Open for the 2020 Norton H. Walton/Russell L. Miller Award

Due October 16, 2019

The Norton H. Walton / Russell L. Miller Award is sponsored by the Safety and Health Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) to recognize outstanding achievements in and contributions to chemical engineering in the fields of loss prevention, safety, and health.  Please contact John Herber at (Cell +1 651-303-0767) for more information.

May 2019 AIChE S&H Division Virtual Meeting

If you were unable to join our May virtual meeting, Play recording to access the recording of the 1.5 hour meeting. 

Our topics and speakers were:

-  Industrial Cybersecurity Issues by John Cusimano, Vice President of Industrial Cybersecurity for aeSolutions

-  Cultural Cause Analysis by Laura Jackson, Director/Principal Engineer, ABS Group

-  Process Safety Ethics by Deborah Grubbe, Owner and President, Operations and Safety Solutions, LLC

December 2018 Virtual Meeting

If you were unable to join our December virtual meeting, Play recording to access the recording of the meeting.  Our speakers were:

Dr. Kristen Kulinowski, Interim Executive, U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) – Dr. Kulinowski spoke on the how the CSB has been driving chemical safety change for the 20 years. She also highlighted a company involved in a CSB investigation that implemented recommendations above and beyond what the CSB recommended and the many positive impacts those recommendations have had for the company.

Dr. Scott Davis, President, Gexcon – Dr. Davis spoke on combustible dust hazards and explosions. His presentation contains videos of explosions in equipment showing the propagation of dust explosions in and outside of process equipment.

Mr. Mark Druex, Partner, Arent Fox LLP – Mr. Druex spoke on the recent court case involving RAGAGEP and what you should be doing for PSM at your facility in regard to the rulings in this case.


2019 Global Congress on Process Safety

Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the 2019 GCPS in New Orleans, LA March 31 – April 4, 2019, GCPS 2019

For those interested in learning more about Process Safety, please note that the AIChE/CCPS Process Safety "Boot Camp" is a great opportunity for you to learn about Process Safety fundamentals.  The calendar dates for these four-day sessions can be found at the following website: CCPS Boot Camps.

Recent Events

December 2016 Safety & Health Division Virtual Meeting

2nd Safety & Health Division Virtual Meeting!
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 9:30am EST
Posted by Jing Chen
Mark your calendars for December6, 2016 from 9:30 to 11:00 AM US Eastern time: 2nd Safety & Health Division Virtual Meeting! When: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 9:30-11:00 AM EDT The featured speakers were: Amy Theis – Safety & Health Division Chair Dr. Sam Mannan – Director,...Read more