Process Improvement Institute Blog – News Related to Process Safety, Process Reliability, and Human Reliability

Process Improvement Institute Blog – News Related to Process Safety, Process Reliability, and Human Reliability2019-11-15T03:05:38-07:00
AIChE Spring Meeting & GCPS 2020

New Infographic Poster in Free Resources – A Proven Streamlined Approach to SIL Assessment Requirements

There's a new infographic poster in the Safety Instrumented System section of PII's Free Resources area, entitled A Proven Streamlined Approach to SIL Assessment Requirements. This infographic shows how to apply the qualitative definition of independent protection layers (IPLs) within the setting of a process hazard analysis (PHA) to get most of the gain from [...]

By |December 26th, 2019|Categories: Infographic, Process Safety, SIF, SIL, SIS|0 Comments

New Paper in Free Resources – SIL-3, SIL-2, and Unicorns

There's a new paper in the Safety Instrumented System (SIS) section of PII's Free Resources area, entitled SIL-3, SIL-2, and Unicorns (There Is a High Probability Your SIL 2 and SIL 3 SIFs Have No Better Performance Than SIL 1). This paper shows that specific human error during testing, calibration maintenance, and restoration of a [...]

By |December 22nd, 2019|Categories: Free Resources, Process Safety, SIF, SIL, SIS|0 Comments

March-April 2020 Process Safety Training Course Schedule Changes

Wishing a happy holiday season to everyone out there! This is a notice of a schedule change to two upcoming 2020 Process Improvement Institute training courses - the dates for the Incident Investigation/Root Cause Analysis Leadership course originally scheduled for March 2-4, and the Human Error Prevention course originally scheduled for March 5-6, have been [...]

By |December 20th, 2019|Categories: Human Error, Incident Investigation, Process Safety, Root Cause|0 Comments

New Infographic Poster in Free Resources – Four Common Gaps in Process Safety (Worldwide)

There's a new infographic poster in the Process Safety Management and Process Safety Engineering section of PII's Free Resources area, entitled Four Common Gaps in Process Safety - Worldwide. This infographic explains the four major gaps that are preventing most companies worldwide from achieving excellent process safety performance, and serves as an overview to the [...]

By |December 17th, 2019|Categories: Infographic, Process Safety, PSM|0 Comments

Registration for the 2020 Spring Meeting and 16th Global Congress on Process Safety is Coming Soon!

The AIChE Spring Meeting is the year’s key technical conference for practicing chemical engineers, and the 2020 edition will be held at the Hilton Americas and George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas! A wide range of subjects relevant to the current needs of industry is covered. Plus, the Global Congress on Process Safety [...]