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(47b) Process Safety Management Training for New Engineer


Vignale, A. E. - Presenter, Monsanto Company


Project:                                    PSM
training for new Engineer


Name                                      VIGNALE, Alberto Eduardo

Telephone                               +54-3487-444372

e-mail                                      alberto.e.vignale@monsanto.com

of Project:                       Process
Safety Management Mentoring for New Engineer

Brief description:

Monsanto is
an American Company that has operations in different countries all over the
world. Monsanto core business is the production of Herbicides and Seeds. As a
multinational company Monsanto has the challenge of complying not only with the
corporate requirements but also with each of the country where it has
operations legal ones. The Regional Risk Management Program developed by
Monsanto in Latin America took the best and more restrictive practices from the
Brazilian, Argentinean and the American Legislation and Monsanto's corporate requirements
in order to develop a process safety management system for the agrochemical and
seeds manufacturing operations with the Goal of creating and sustaining an
injury free workplace and the freedom to operate.

As part of
the Regional Risk Management Program (RRMP) developed by Monsanto in Latin
America, the continuous training for personnel have a considerable importance due
to the poor knowledge of new engineer in Process Safety just they finished the

The Process
Safety training program developed at Monsanto Zarate site is divided in two
main sections. The first one is a CBT for the new personnel admitted to plant,
occupied positions in processes or administrative areas, which presents basic
knowledge of PSM.

The second
section is an attendance type of training, in which they are developed with
greater depth all the sections in which the RRMP is based. The main objective
of this section is secure the freedom to operate of all the Monsanto chemical
sites at the Latin-American region, improving the safety knowledge in terms of
Mechanical Integrity, Emergency Planning & Response, Management of Change,
Process Information and Risk Analysis.


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