October 2017


Roundtable: The reality of process safety risk

Unavoidably, process safety risks are often managed in different parts of an organization.

Cline, G., Keim, K., Aberdeen Group; Neill, M., Petrotechnics North America; Thomas, J., Process Improvement Institute

Unavoidably, process safety risks are often managed in different parts of an organization. Consolidating these risks to view their impact on the operational reality of hydrocarbon assets is a real challenge. What the industry needs is to make sure everyone assesses risk using the same criteria, and has a practical understanding of how their decisions directly or indirectly influence risk and, ultimately, process safety performance. By making process safety more operational—ensuring frontline personnel are aware of their roles and responsibilities, and are effectively and consistently implementing processes and procedures—we can reduce incidents and improve sustainable production. What is t

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