The Risk Based Process Safety Management System as per US OSHA CFR 1910.119 PSM rule and best practices is a comprehensive management system that proactively avoids incidents in Oil and Gas, Petroleum refining, Petrochemicals, Fertilizers, Pesticides, Organic, Inorganic and specialty chemicals, Pharmaceuticals plants that handle, store or process toxic or flammable chemicals. These chemicals, if released, could have a major impact on workers, surrounding communities, or facilities. The consequences of these incidents have significant life-safety, environmental, legal, regulatory and financial consequences. Risk Based Process Safety Management System integrates all aspects of risks in a facility and puts them under the control of a management system. By establishing a heightened awareness of the safety impacts of technology, personnel and the management, the system provides a dynamic environment for continual improvement. Mr B.Karthikeyan has hands on experience in implementing the Risk based Process Safety Management System in Fertilizer, Refineries, Pesticides and Petrochemical plants in India and abroad and in Process safety management training.
The Risk based Process Safety Management System consists of
You do not want to wait till an incident occurs. The major benefits of a risk based PSM system are:
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