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CSB Draft Report Volumes on Human Factors at Macondo
21/04/2016

Earlier this month the US Chemical Safety Board released two draft volumes on human factors, competency, and regulatory issues contributing to the blowout of the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico. The report considers how these factors apply to offshore oil and gas in a context of US regulation, but the lessons learned can be applied to human decision making in any high hazard industry.


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Loss Prevention Special Session - What is the future of Process Safety Performance Indicators in Europe?
07/04/2016

Current important developments in the field of process safety performance indicators in Europe will be reported and discussed in a dedicated special session organized by CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council) at the International Symposium on Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in the Process Industries (LP2016) that will take place from the 5th to the 8th of June, 2016 in Freiburg, Germany.


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EPSC - European process safety centre

EPSC - European Process Safety Centre

EPSC - the European Process Safety Centre - is an international not for profit collaboration of industries who share a common goal of eliminating process safety incidents.

EPSC's members are companies from the chemical, energy, pharmaceutical, and related sectors.

EPSC's members secure the following benefits for themselves and the wider European chemical industry:

  • sharing and dissemination of information and experience on safety technology and accident prevention
  • advice to the European Commission to enable pragmatic development of Seveso legislation
  • identification of emerging safety-related issues or gaps in knowledge where guidelines or reports could be produced or commissioned.
  • outreach to organisations with potential to advance the practice of process safety
  • transfer of knowledge from elsewhere to Europe and between European countries
  • access to information from a single source

Click here for information on how to join