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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 [...]

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+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 20th, 2018|Free Resources, GCPS, PSM|0 Comments

Recipe for a Complete Process Hazard Analysis – Especially Addressing the Key Demands from US CSB

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled Recipe for a Complete Process Hazard Analysis – Especially Addressing the Key Demands from US CSB, co-written by Revonda Tew, PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and William G. Bridges, PII President, and being presented today at the 13th Global Congress on [...]

By |2017-03-27T13:56:29+00:00March 27th, 2017|CSB, Events, Free Resources, PHA|0 Comments

Best Practices for Writing Operating Procedures and Trouble – Shooting Guides

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled Best Practices for Writing Operating Procedures and Trouble-Shooting Guides, co-written by William G. Bridges, PII President, and Revonda Tew, PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and being presented today at the 13th Global Congress on Process Safety in San Antonio, Texas. http://www.process-improvement-institute.com/_downloads/Best_Practices_for_Writing_Operating_Procedures_and_TS_Guides_2017_R3.pdf [...]

By |2017-03-28T00:28:53+00:00March 27th, 2017|Guides, Human Error|0 Comments