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KAS Reports and Guidance Released in English Versions
21/07/2014

KAS, the German federal commission for process safety, makes available English language translations of its technical standards documents, guides and reports for process safety.


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Release of Report - Learning From Accidents
03/07/2014

Now available on request is Report 30 - Learning From Accidents, on the methods used for investigating accidents or near misses and disseminating the results.


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Dirk Roosendans and Team at Total Receive 2014 EPSC Award
12/06/2014

In recognition of work on a project named Total R², a team led by Dirk Roosendans has been given this year's EPSC award.


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FABIG Publishes Final Report On Buncefield Explosion Findings
09/06/2014

FABIG, in cooperation with SCI Steel, has published a report on the explosion characteristics of large vapour clouds. The work was initiated after the release and explosion at the Buncefield fuel depot in 2005.


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US Accountability Report - Oversight of Ammonium Nitrate
09/06/2014

Following the explosion of a fertiliser store in West, Texas in 2013, US authorities have been comparing the regulatory systems covering large quantities of ammonium nitrate in the US, in Canada, and in EU nations. A report published by the government accountability office covers their findings and recommendations.


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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