Safer is better business

October 2011
Process Engineering;2011 Supplement, p33
Trade Publication
The article discusses how senior chemical-industry executives often treat chemical-site safety as being of secondary importance to financial matters. According to experts, this results in an over-reliance on engineers and technicians to ensure that effective procedures are being followed. Andrew Fowler, operations director of HFL Risk Services, unless a company has actually suffered a major accident, the main focus in board meetings generally remains firmly on financial matters.


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