One of the principles of process safety and of safety programs in general is that these activities can be and should be managed. In principle, there should be no surprises. Hazards and unsafe conditions should be identified and controlled using a risk ranking approach.


Articles, safety moments and other publications to do with the management of safety in the process and energy industries are listed below.

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The New PSM Normal (2) — Do Less With More

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything. When more than 22 million people in the United States alone lose their jobs in just a few weeks we have entered a new and different world. There is no going back to an ‘Old Normal’. In the first post in this series, The New PSM Normal (1) — Deflation, I suggest that we are entering a time of deflation, which is defined as a situation where goods and services are available but people do not have the money to purchase them.