Klein, J. A.

ABSG Consulting Inc, Knoxville, Tennessee

James A. Klein, CCPSC, CPSA is a Senior Consultant at ABSG Consulting Inc. with more than 40 yr of experience in process safety, engineering and research. He previously served as Process Safety Management Co-lead for North America operations at DuPont. Mr. Klein is the co-author of “Process safety: Key concepts and practical approaches,” published by CRC Press, and has developed more than 50 publications, conference presentations and university talks. He holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), an MS degree in chemical engineering from Drexel University, and an MS degree in management of technology from the University of Minnesota. He is a Fellow of both the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the Center for Chemical Process Safety.

Implement effective operational discipline programs to improve process safety performance—Part 1

Klein, J. A., ABSG Consulting Inc

Operational discipline (OD) describes human behavior in complying with required systems, every time, to consistently achieve organizational goals and overall operational excellence.1,2