Proccess safety BEACON – JULY 2022

Proccess safety BEACON – JULY 2022

A plant experienced a piping leak and could not shutdown to properly repair it. Using their leak clamp procedure, they consulted the required experts and approved use of a temporary clamp for 6 months. After that time, the status of the clamp was to be reviewed,...

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Proccess safety BEACON – JUNE 2022

Proccess safety BEACON – JUNE 2022

A company decided to stop making a chemical product. One of the input materials was toxic and corrosive phosphorus trichloride (PCl3). The lines to the storage tank and the process area were cleared of PCl3 . A few years later, an operator found a leak outdoors. The...

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RIGOROUS, RESPONSIBLE AND CONCERTED MANAGEMENT OF RISKS RELATED TO DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES

  • Risk analysis, evaluation and control
  • Preparation of an emergency response plan
  • Risk communication
  • Creation of a Joint Municipal/Industry Committee (JMIC)
  • Reference values for effect thresholds for land use planning