Executing on a PSM Competence Program

June 28, 2022

An effective Process Safety Management (PSM) program requires specific attention to the competence of its staff and leadership. Organizations such as..

Applying Safety Assessment to Water Treatment Plants

June 23, 2022

When you think about the types of facilities and industries that require detailed process safety type hazard and risk analyses, Water Utilities don’t..

A Brief History of H.A.C

April 11, 2022

The history of Hazardous Area Classification starts in the 18th century when the demand for energy to power the industrial revolution, and the..

Safety Assessments at Bulk Liquid Terminals

March 22, 2022

Bulk Liquid Terminals (BLTs) located at shipping Ports have the primary function of facilitating the transfer of fuels, chemicals, feedstocks and..

Embracing the age of Online Training

March 22, 2022

  When looking to upskill or enhance our knowledge, the more traditional type of training has been face-to-face delivery with benefits including live..

Bowtie Red Flags

January 13, 2022

Bowties provide a graphical representation of an incident pathway connecting the causes of events to their consequences. In many instances, the..

How do we manage low likelihood external events?

December 14, 2021

Process safety deals with the low-likelihood, high-severity scenarios, typically in the realms of occurring once every 1,000 to once every 1,000,000..

What elements should be included as SCE

December 13, 2021

The definition of what equipment makes up an SCE can in some situations be subjective. Whether you define SCE as individual pieces of equipment ( a..

Are you over cooking your Safety Critical Elements?

December 13, 2021

There is a lot of debate and variation in the process for deciding what should be categorised as an SCE. If you have too many SCE you're at risk of..

Critical Risk Due Diligence

October 18, 2021

Are incident’s evidence that due diligence is lacking in Hazardous Facility management? For more serious incidents or near misses,  a root cause..