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  • Process safety redefined!

    This year, sera has developed four new types of multilayer diaphragm pumps and four new types of piston diaphragm pumps featuring the multilayer diaphragm technology. These include two types for the local, manual control (R-series) as well as two types with integrated control electronics (C-series). By offering the new piston diaphragm pumps, sera has responded to customer requests for ...


    By sera GmbH

  • New hydrofracturing book published by NGWA Press

    An Introduction to Water Well Hydrofracturing: A Form of Well Development and Cleaning, was recently published by the Association under its NGWA Press label. Authored by Stuart A. Smith, CGWP, and Allen E. Comeskey, CPG, the book is an update of the text Smith authored in 1989 titled Manual of Hydraulic Fracturing for Well Stimulation and Geologic Studies. The new book discusses how ...

  • Process safety redefined!

    This year, sera has developed four new types of multilayer diaphragm pumps and four new types of piston diaphragm pumps featuring the multilayer diaphragm technology. These include two types for the local, manual control (R-series) as well as two types with integrated control electronics (C-series). By offering the new piston diaphragm pumps, sera has responded to customer requests for ...


    By sera GmbH

  • Improved Process Safety in Biofermentation

    Optical dissolved oxygen sensors are ideal for biofermentation. Their speed in response and very low drift ensures process safety. A new sensor that combines optical technology with predictive diagnostics and easy handling offers improved process control. Dissolved oxygen (DO) sensors based on an optical measurement technique are quickly overtaking other designs as the preferred choice for DO ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • BREEZE ExDAM featured at process safety symposium

    BREEZE Software will be presenting the following two papers at the upcoming Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center International Symposium in College Station, TX on October 28-30, 2014. Experts from all around the world will gather to discuss critical issues of research in process safety. Large-Scale Explosion Consequence Modeling: West, Texas Fertilizer Plant Case Study ...

  • New Process Safety Speakers Announced for the EMEA 2015 Safety in Action Conference

    New program and speaker updates were announced today for the annual Safety In Action™ Conference (#SIA2015) this October. Neil Atkinson, Director Qualifications IChemE, will provide a keynote on how IChemE is establishing an international professional engineer registration based on a robust standard that defines process safety engineer competences. Additionally, the ...

  • Senior process safety specialist joins WSP in America

    Patricia A. Cushman, CSP has joined WSP Environment & Energy as a Senior Project Director in the company's North American operation. Patti brings 20 years of professional experience in the field of process safety and safety engineering to the company's established Health & Safety team in the region. Commenting on this strategic hire, WSP's North American M.D., Jan Chizzonite said: "We are ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • Software tool for configuring safety applications in the process industry

    Version 6.1 of the Simatic Safety Matrix Cause&Effect tool for safety applications in the process industry has been equipped with new functions. Certified up to safety level 3 by the German TÜV Technical Inspectorate, the software from the Siemens Industry Automation Division now features configurable user authorization. The software also supports the Automation Licence Manager and the ...

  • Portable hydrogen detector protects safety of welding process

    A nuclear power station in Washington, USA, recently purchased a portable hydrogen analyser from H2scan for the detection of hydrogen during a cask storage welding process. The analyser is able to provide immediate indication of any hydrogen leak and as such represents a vital component of the plant’s safety strategy. The analyser, a HY-ALERTA 500 is highly sensitive to hydrogen and ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • New EI publications to support process safety management

    The Energy Institute (EI) has released five new publications to further support effective process safety management across the energy sector and allied industries. Process safety management (PSM) is vital in ensuring the safe and continued operations in major accident hazard organisations. Previous incidents have shown that a holistic understanding of the many factors of PSM is required ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Process Safety Guide: Reducing Runaway Reaction Risk

    A new, free METTLER TOLEDO Process Safety Guide helps professionals working in chemical and pharmaceutical development reduce runaway reaction risk to increase process safety, limit rework, and lower related manufacturing costs. A new, free METTLER TOLEDO Process Safety Guide entitled “Understanding the Risks: Safe Chemical Processes at Scale” helps chemists and engineers mitigate a ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • New process safety auditor certification offered by BEAC

    The Board of EHS Auditor Certifications (BEAC) recently introduced a new designation, Certified Process Safety Auditor (CPSA). The CPSA is an attestation of a process safety auditor’s education, experience, training, personal and professional skills and attributes, and adherence to the BEAC Code of Ethics. Under Phase 1, Professional Experience Recognition is a way for individuals to obtain ...

  • BREEZE ExDAM Featured at Process Safety Symposium

    BREEZE Software presented the following paper at the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center International Symposium in College Station, TX on October 29, 2015, where experts from all around the world gathered to discuss critical issues of research in process safety. Large Scale VCE Consequence Modeling for Industrial Facility Siting, Risk ...

  • Pro-Active Safety Management Systems: The Most Important Automated Process

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Progressive, best-of-class companies practice increasingly pro-active and less reactive safety management. The best safety management software utilizes a web-based platform so that employees may sign-in from any location with an internet connection. Organizations with multiple plants or sites across North America or globally can track safety performance data across their ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • METTLER TOLEDO Hosts Food Safety Educational Center at 2015 PROCESS EXPO

    METTLER TOLEDO is excited to be among the food industry experts showcasing product inspection and industrial weighing solutions at PROCESS EXPO 2015 Sept. 15-18 in Chicago, Ill. Attendees can visit the company's Education Center at booths 5845 and 6043 for live food safety presentations and product information. The Food Processing Suppliers Association's PROCESS EXPO 2015 will bring together the ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Job Safety Analysis and Safety Alerts

    When you're working on the field, always remember to apply best practices and job safety analysis (JSA) to ensure a safe workplace. Below are insights into the JSA process, and how it helps manage occupational incidents. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Energy Institute introduces a new series of process safety management guidance

    Process safety management (PSM) is vital in ensuring the safe and efficient running of operations in major accident hazard organisations. There is a need for further understanding of each of the elements of PSM to help ensure and measure performance - an area the Energy Institute (EI) is addressing through a new series of publications. Guidance on meeting expectations of EI Process safety ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • EI Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch hold successful event on process safety

    The EI Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch hosted another sell-out technical meeting on 8 March. Taking place at Norwood Hall Hotel, guests heard from Martin Ball of Bossiney Consulting on the EI Process Safety Management Framework. Martin is a member of the EI Process Safety Committee and has led the work of the sub-group which developed the Framework and the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Investigate chemical processes safely

    Understanding a chemical process in detail significantly reduces the risk of failures at large scale. Process development is concerned with identifying the risks related to scale-up and manufacturing. Knowing and understanding the potential risks of a chemical process are critical to safely and sustainably manufacturing products. ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Welding Safety Series

    Hi there! We are starting a new series of blog posts, concerning welding safety. This is a critical topic for all workplaces that have welding in their premises. Welding – as well as plasma cutting and metal processing – release large numbers of fine particles in the air. Some of them are as small as nanosized and can be inhaled deep into the lungs. Ultrasmall ...


    By Genano Solutions

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