Risk management in the process and energy industries

Risk analysis and management lie at the heart of any effective safety management program. Given the enormous number of hazards that exist in any energy or process facility, it is vital to develop a program for understanding which of those risk are the most critical. The articles and safety moments shown below provide guidance on this important topic.There is a near-infinite number of events that can occur — some method is needed for understanding how each of them contributes to overall risk.

Articles, safety moments and other publications to do with the analysis and management of risk are provided below.

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Safety Moment #8: “But We’re Different, You Know”


  • Introduction
  • Industry Special Features
  • Transportation
    • Railroads
    • Hyperloop
  • Two-Way Street
  • Further Information


Process safety consultants usually find themselves working for a range of different companies and industries. (This variety is one of the most satisfying aspects of the work.) And, wherever they work they run across the statement, “But we’re different, you know”.