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Delegation of Control in Integrated Operations

Posted in Project Services on Thursday, June 4th, 2015. No comments yet
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Advancing technologies open up new possibilities to improve manufacturing and production processes. But, one of the great challenges is to revamp the work processes and procedures to best take advantage of these technologies. One example is in integrated operations (iOps) for oil & gas producers. In an E&P article, Delegation Of Control In An iOps […]

Confusing Personal and Process Safety?

Posted in Regulatory Compliance, Safety on Thursday, May 26th, 2011. 2 comments so far
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Over at the Process Safety Management (1000+) LinkedIn group is a provocative question, Personal Safety & Process Safety – does management really confuse the two? Do engineers confuse them? The thread began a month ago and has 77 responses and 4 “likes” to date. The person who began the thread points to recent accidents where […]

Process Safety Lessons Learned

Posted in Regulatory Compliance, Safety on Friday, March 11th, 2011. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Mike Boudreaux shares some thoughts on a recent ControlGlobal.com article on process manufacturing accidents: Process safety has been a popular topic these days. Unfortunately, it has hit mainstream press because of high profile safety incidents such as last year’s Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico. On a positive note, process safety isn’t […]

Importance of the Process Safety Management Lifecycle

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Safety on Thursday, October 14th, 2010. No comments yet
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Process safety is top of mind for most manufacturers in the process industries. During the general session at the NPRA 2010 Q&A and Technology Forum in Baltimore this week, the senior VP for refining at Sunoco, Anne-Marie Ainsworth, spoke about the need for process safety management (PSM) excellence. A report on her speech is provided […]

More Thoughts on Executing IEC 61511 Process Safety Projects

Posted in Project Services, Safety on Monday, May 24th, 2010. No comments yet
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Last Friday I highlighted thoughts from Emerson process safety expert, Len Laskowski in the post, Executing IEC 61511 Process Safety Projects. He shared more than I could fit in a single post, so today’s post will share the balance. One of the points made by the authors of the article, IEC 61511 Implementation – The […]