June 2, 2020
Prevent the Illusion of Process Safety Protection
Jerry J. Forest, Senior Director, Process Safety, Celanese
Industry experience is that most large consequence process safety incidents occur due to coincidental failures of multiple layers of protection. A likely reason for this is that while these layers are assumed independent – and, thus give the illusion of protection – they actually are not because they fall under the same management system. This presentation examines the elements of an integrated process safety management system.