John F. Murphy | AIChE

John F. Murphy

Citation name

Murphy, J. F.


Retired U. S. Chemical Safety Board & the Dow Chemical Company





John Murphy has more than 40 years of experience in chemical manufacturing and process safety with jobs in the chemical industry, consulting and government. He has retired from the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board where he served as lead investigator. John also retired from Dow Chemical Company where he was a leader in process safety. He has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University and an MBA from Central Michigan University. John has special expertise in incident investigation and root cause analysis, reactive chemicals management, and process safety management. John is a Professional Engineer, Licensed in the state of Texas and is an AIChE Fellow, CCPS Fellow and an Emeritus Member and Staff Consultant for CCPS. CCPS projects: Process Safety Boot Camp Training Program, Independent Protection Layers and Initiative Events, Conditional Modifier Project.

Sessions chaired or co-chaired

Managing Combustible Dust Hazards I2013 Spring Meeting & 9th Global Congress on Process Safety
Managing Combustible Dust Hazards II2013 Spring Meeting & 9th Global Congress on Process Safety

Associated proceedings 

2013 Spring Meeting & 9th Global Congress on Process Safety