The threat imposed by toxic, flammable, and reactive liquids and gasses in industrial operations continues to affect the sector. While these are not new threats, they impact virtually every business that uses chemicals as a component of their industrial processes. The probability of an accidental release is high when these materials are not properly controlled—increasing the potential for occupational disasters.
OSHA put Process Safety Management practices in place as a response to the numerous incidents occurring throughout the 1980s and 1990s. To aid in reducing risks and improving employee safety, many of today’s businesses also need to apply better safety management within their own organizations.
There are four essentials of process safety management that require utmost attention in industrial plants and facilities:
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