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Only 10 Days Until the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety in Orlando!

If you haven't registered for the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety in Orlando yet, what are you waiting for?! And if you HAVE already registered and are going, please consider coming out in time to take advantage of some great conference prices on short courses on the 22nd from Process Improvement Institute that will [...]

By | 2018-04-12T22:15:14+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Human Factors, LOPA, Process Safety|0 Comments

The Uses and Users of PHA/HAZOP Results

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled The Uses and Users of PHA/HAZOP Results, co-written by Jeff Thomas and Paul Casarez, PII Principal Engineers and Instructors, and William G. Bridges, PII President and Instructor, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety in Orlando, Florida. [...]

By | 2018-04-06T14:12:59+00:00 April 6th, 2018|HAZOP, IPLs, LOPA, PHA, SIS|0 Comments

Building Competency in Internal PHA /HAZOP Leaders – Lessons Learned in 40 years of Doing So

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled Building Competency in Internal PHA /HAZOP Leaders - Lessons Learned in 40 years of Doing So, written by William G. Bridges, PII President & Instructor, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety in Orlando, Florida. http://www.process-improvement-institute.com/_downloads/Building_Competencies_in_Internal_PHA-HAZOP_Leaders_-_Final.pdf From [...]

By | 2018-04-04T11:37:33+00:00 April 4th, 2018|HAZOP, LOPA, PHA, Process Hazards Analysis, Process Safety, PSM|0 Comments

Understanding IPL Boundaries

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled Understanding IPL Boundaries, written by Arthur M. Dowell, III, P.E. - PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety in Orlando, Florida. http://www.process-improvement-institute.com/_downloads/Understanding_IPL_Boundaries_Paper_Dowell_-_Final.pdf From the Abstract: Layer of protection analysis (LOPA) is a [...]

By | 2018-04-02T13:08:27+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Free Resources, LOPA|0 Comments

Best Practices for PHA Revalidations

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled Best Practices for PHA Revalidations, co-written by Revonda P. Tew - PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, Matias A. Massello - PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and William G. Bridges, PII President & Instructor, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress [...]

By | 2018-03-30T05:52:40+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Free Resources, PHA, Process Safety, PSM|0 Comments

Understanding the Interrelationships Between the PSM Elements For Effective Implementation

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled Understanding the Interrelationships Between the PSM Elements For Effective Implementation, written by Revonda P. Tew - PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety in Orlando, Florida. http://www.process-improvement-institute.com/_downloads/Interrelationships_Between_PSM_Elements.pdf From the Abstract: Every element [...]

By | 2018-03-29T07:33:12+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Free Resources, MOC, PSM|0 Comments

Why Are the New People Making the Same Mistakes That the Old-Timers Made 25 Years Ago? Managing Organizational Change

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled Why Are the New People Making the Same Mistakes That the Old-Timers Made 25 Years Ago? Managing Organizational Change, written by Arthur M. Dowell, III, P.E. - PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on [...]

By | 2018-03-28T06:49:16+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Free Resources, Human Factors|0 Comments

LOPA: Performed When and by Whom

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled LOPA: Performed When and by Whom, co-written by Arthur M. Dowell, III, P.E. - PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and William G. Bridges, PII President, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety in Orlando, Florida. http://www.process-improvement-institute.com/_downloads/LOPA_Performed_when_and_by_whom_-_FINAL.pdf From [...]

By | 2018-03-27T07:17:10+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Free Resources, LOPA|0 Comments

The Art of PHA Scribing: The Invisible Role

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled The Art of PHA Scribing: The Invisible Role, co-written by Matías A. Massello, PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and William G. Bridges, PII President, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety in Orlando, Florida. http://www.process-improvement-institute.com/_downloads/The_Art_of_PHA_Scribing_-_Rev_1.pdf From the [...]

By | 2018-03-22T12:48:30+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Free Resources, GCPS, PHA, Process Hazards Analysis|0 Comments

Four Major Gaps That Are Preventing Most Companies Worldwide from Achieving Excellent Process Safety Performance

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled Four Major Gaps That Are Preventing Most Companies Worldwide from Achieving Excellent Process Safety Performance, co-written by Jeff Thomas, PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and William G. Bridges, PII President, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety [...]

By | 2018-03-22T11:17:47+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Free Resources, GCPS, PSM|0 Comments