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CSB Draft Report Volumes on Human Factors at Macondo

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?

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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Position Papers

EPSC position papers are made publically available, and give a high level overview of the state of a field of study and the position taken by EPSC on best practice in that field. They represent the aligned position of a working group in that field of study.

Making the Case for Process Safety Competence Pamphlet - Also available as downloadable PDF

Ageing Assets Position Paper

Process Safety Culture Position Paper 

Process Safety Indicators Pamphlet - Making The Case For Leading Indicators - Also available as downloadable PDF

Position Paper on Seveso II Revision

Position Paper - The Impact of Mergers and Aquisitions on Process Safety