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 Reliability2020-07-27T02:19:52-07:00
AIChE Spring Meeting & GCPS 2020

The Delayed AIChE 2020 Spring Meeting and 16th Global Congress on Process Safety is Now Going Virtual in August

As a safety measure amidst the pandemic, AIChE will now deliver its previously delayed 2020 Spring Meeting and 16th Global Congress on Process Safety (and co-located events) virtually. The meeting — which had been rescheduled for August 16–20 in Houston, TX — will now be available via the internet from August 17–21. Process Improvement Institute [...]

By |June 5th, 2020|Categories: LOPA, Process Safety, Training|0 Comments

Process Improvement Institute Training Moves Online

In light of the current challenges facing business travel and traditional public seminars, Process Improvement Institute has moved all of its currently scheduled public seminars online for the remainder of 2020. Although we will miss the opportunity of being able to address all of our students in-person, we are excited by the opportunity to still [...]

By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: Process Safety, Training|0 Comments

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
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