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More than Hazard Analysis: Recognizing Process Safety Elements and Building Your Process Safety Toolkit

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 6:00pm-7:30pm EST
Event format: 
In-Person / Local

When: Wednesday, February 6, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Where: Grand Traverse Pie Company

Address: 2600 N Saginaw Rd, Midland, MI 48640

Complimentary sandwiches will be available (first come, first serve) at 6 pm with the talk starting at 6:30 pm.

The lecture qualifies for one continuing education hour. CEH certificates are needed for licensed Professional Engineers to maintain their license and certificates will be provided to interested attendees.

Abstract:

Many engineers are unaware that Process Safety Management (PSM) includes over a dozen management system elements that they already interact with every day and that impact every aspect of a chemical facilities’ operation. Organizations such as CCPS, the Chemical Safety Board, NFPA, US-OSHA, and others have posted information, videos, databases, and modeling programs online with the hope that technical professionals will use them to maintain and improve their facilities’ process safety performance.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their cell phones and be prepared to sign up/login to information that is waiting for them to discover.

About the Speaker:

Sarah Eck is an Indiana native that has a passion for promoting Process Safety within the chemical industry. She has a B.S. in chemical engineering from Purdue University and is both a Professional Engineer and Certified Process Safety Professional.   Her career includes roles in manufacturing, EHS and Process Safety at Eli Lilly, Stepan Company, and Hemlock Semiconductor.  She currently works in Process Safety at Corteva Agrisciences, a division of DowDuPont, and serves as a co-chair for the Chemical Division of the Michigan Safety Conference.