Risk Assessment & Hazard Analysis Techniques in the Process Industry

April 24, 2013 Miami FL– Todays informative post in the Industrial Plant Safety blog will give you an idea about Risk Assessment in industry, especially the process industry. The Process Industry  covers a large range of industrial sectors such as  Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Oil and Gas, Fertilizers, Pulp and Paper, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceutical manufacturing and […]

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CSB postpones public meeting on April 24 due to West Texas fertilizer plant explosion investigation

April 24, 2013 Washington DC– The US Chemical Safety Board has postponed today’s scheduled public meeting regarding the Chevron Richmond refinery accident due to its investigators being busy in yet another major accident last week, the West  fertilizer plant explosion and fire. The meeting was scheduled for the Board to consider and vote upon the […]

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CSB says employees should be part of accident investigations to promote facility safety

Washington, DC, March 7, 2012 — The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced today that it has developed a new policy on employee participation in investigations that the Board hopes will enhance the vital role played by plant workers in determining root causes of incidents and promoting facility safety. The policy, which was approved by a […]

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Fieldbus and Safety Instrumented Systems-implementing Safety Instrumented Functions in Fieldbus

Miami Dec 19, 2011– There has been a lot of buzz lately about Safety Instrumented Systems utilizing Fieldbus technology, or rather having Fieldbus systems also have Safety Instrumented System functionality. As those of you in the process industries probably know, Safety Instrumented Systems are special automation and control systems that ensure that plants having hazardous […]

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