The best organizations are beginning to realize that the tools outlined in 29 CFR 1910.119, otherwise known as the OSHA PSM Standard, for process industry safety are not just “compliance” requirements. Well managed, a strategic application of OSHA PSM tools and techniques will protect workers and reduce risk for on-site exposures to process hazards. But risk reductions are not limited to personnel protection. Benefits of a well designed and implemented program include reduction of off-site exposure hazards, environmental protection (i.e. EPA RMP compliance elements), and improved reliability, reduced downtime due to upsets, and improved economic efficiency.
This six (6) hour presentation provides a review of: