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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 […]