This topic includes safety moments and articles that discuss commonly found process hazards, their causes, their consequences and how to respond to them.

Safety Moment #50: Temporary Change

Management of Change (MOC) lies at the heart of a successful process safety management system. If a facility is properly designed and constructed then virtually all incidents are caused by someone, somewhere making a change and inadvertently taking the process outside its safe limits. This means, therefore, that, in order to have full control of a facility managers and process safety experts must have a clear definition of the word “change”.