Risk-Reduction Necessities, Even If Not Driven By a PSM Standard Update

Episode 4 January 17, 2024 00:12:43
Risk-Reduction Necessities, Even If Not Driven By a PSM Standard Update
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Risk-Reduction Necessities, Even If Not Driven By a PSM Standard Update

Jan 17 2024 | 00:12:43

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Show Notes

Complacency is a dangerous game when it comes to process safety. Regulatory standards are changing, and although the exact timeline is uncertain, it does not matter. There are many safety protocols you can implement now to ensure you are ahead of the safety game.

In this episode of The Safety Experts by Spear & Lancaster, Jeremy sits down to discuss process safety and risk reduction, as they relate to the ever-changing Process Safety Regulatory Standard. Jeremy will walk through 5 key process safety areas to lower the risk of incidents.

  1. Highly hazardous and reactive chemicals
  2. Atmospheric storage tanks
  3. Oil and gas drilling/production facilities
  4. Safer technology and mechanical integrity
  5. Third-party auditing

For those wanting to learn more, here are 5 chemical safety (CSB) videos related to each of the 5 areas. See below the links to access these videos.

  1. The Dangers of Popcorn Polymer
  2. Filling Blind
  3. Silent Killer: Hydrogen Sulfide Release in Odessa, Texas
  4. Inherently Safer
  5. Ignored Warnings: Explosion in St. Louis

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Resources:

The Danger of Popcorn Polymer: Incident at the TPC Group Chemical Plant - Safety Videos - Multimedia | CSB

Process Safety Management - Overview | Occupational Safety and Health Administration (osha.gov)

Process Safety Management | Occupational Safety and Health Administration (osha.gov)

 

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