Process Safety in Manufacturing

Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 9:00am-10:30am EST

Session Chair:

  • Michael Hill, Columbia University

Session Description:

Explosions and similar disasters at chemical plants are a reminder of the critical importance of chemical process safety.  This session will provide practical information to help engineers in a manufacturing environment understand some of the hazards they face and know what they can do to identify and eliminate them.

Session Schedule:

Accelerated Process Development and Scale-up to Manufacturing David am Ende, Nalas Engineering Services
Obtaining Useful Process Safety Information for Process Safety Evaluations Using an Adiabatic Calorimeter Warren Greenfield, Ashland Chemical
Avoiding Runaway Reactions Through Chemical Reactivity Testing Stanley Leshaw, Columbia University

Warren Greenfield

Warren has over forty years of experience in the chemical industry in areas of production, process development, process engineering and process safety. Currently, he is President, WG Associates LLC. -providing consulting in technical Process Safety engineering and Process Safety Management. His past work experiences were with Dupont, Union Carbide, International Specialty Products and Ashland. He has been very active in both CCPS and the DIERS organizations and currently, he serves as a staff consultant for CCPS and is the Chair of the DIERS Program committee.

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