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IChemE Hazards 26 - Call For Papers
07/07/2015
The call for papers inviting contributions to IChemE’s process safety conference, Hazards, is now open. Hazards 26 is being held in Edinburgh, UK on 24–26 May 2016.
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EPSC at ACHEMA - A journey towards zero leaks and spills
11/06/2015

The European Process Safety Centre will showcase its process safety activities on a series of specific topics, including a keynote lecture on a ‘journey towards zero leaks and spills’ at ACHEMA 2015 next week.


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Hazardex 2016 International Conference - call for papers
01/05/2015

There is a call for papers, inviting all to contribute to the Hazardex 2016 International Conference which will be taking place in Runcorn, Cheshire, UK, on 24th & 25th February, 2016. Anybody with technical knowledge of experience in one of the conference themes is invited to submit a paper proposal for consideration by the content committee. The deadline for submissions is the 2nd October 2015.


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Available to EPSC Members - Report 36 on Risk Acceptance Criteria
16/04/2015

EPSC Members can now find our latest report in the members area. Report 36 on Risk Acceptance Criteria asks what are the requirements for tolerating risk by various parties? How much safety is safe enough?


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CSB Safety Video - Hydraulic Shock in Ammonia Coolant Loop
30/03/2015

The US Chemical Safety Board, which in 2010 won the EPSC Award for their process safety videos, have released a new video. Their latest video looks at the causes of an ammonia release which resulted in exposure for 150 people offsite.


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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