September 2000

Plant Management/Safety

Industrial applications of safety information management systems

A new computer-aided system reduced accidents by 60% in one year

Kwon, H., Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency; Lee, H., Utechom Co. Ltd.; Moon, I., Yoon, H., Yonsei University

Based on a technical study, a new risk-management system has been proposed to help prevent industry accidents. This predictive-control model software collects, classifies and detects data on the common major causes of hazards and suggests the investment priority to improve plant safety. In order to eliminate human errors that contribute to most industrial accidents, an accident-causation model which includes near misses is also developed in this research. The authors present the benefits of this new safety information management system (SIMS). Fifty-five hundred pieces of accident data have been collected from a petrochemical plant and analyzed by this new SIMS. This system has collected a

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