Process safety first

Hought, Julian
May 2011
Process Engineering;May/Jun2011, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p25
Trade Publication
The article discusses the results of the process safety management (PSM) benchmarking program for the chemical industry. It states that PSM program focused on asset integrity management, a critical risk control system in the prevention of major accidents. It notes that the result of the benchmarking process was a world-class performance in terms of process safety management.


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