Blundell, B.

Contributing Editor, Friendswood, Texas

Bob Blundell has more than 40 yr of experience in refinery operations, and served as a mid-level Manager with ExxonMobil before retiring in 2013. He is a Certified Assessor in the API Process Safety Site Assessment Program and has extensive experience in conducting refinery and terminal safety assessments. His expertise also includes safe work program development, alarm management and PSM compliance auditing. He now serves as a Process Safety Consultant for Ethos Process Safety Solutions.

Safe work permit auditing: Is your system providing the expected results?

Blundell, B., Contributing Editor

When the challenging position of manager is assumed in a refinery, one of the first orders of business is to “survive” an upcoming process safety management (PSM) compliance audit.