ABS Group Launches Cal/OSHA PSM Regulation for Refineries Toolkit
NEWS ADVISORY--Effective October 1, 2017, California refiners are required to comply with the recently revised process safety management (PSM) regulation to minimize process safety hazards at petroleum refineries. ABS Group, a leading process
ABS Group's toolkit promotes increased knowledge-sharing from leading process safety experts by combining video recordings, technical presentations and articles into an integrated resource to help refiners understand how to comply with the PSM Regulation. Key technical focus areas include performing process safety culture assessments, addressing damage mechanism review, safeguard protection analysis, facility siting and human factors, among others.
This information resource builds on the success of ABS Group's webinars as well as the Company's reputation as the lead and/or contributing author of many of the most commonly referenced process safety texts published by the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS), including Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety (2007, CCPS) and Guidelines for Implementing Process Safety Management, 2nd Edition (2016, CCPS). Included in the toolkit are practical insights compiled by Steve Arendt, Vice President of ABS Group's Global Oil,
In addition, ABS Group's Safety, Risk and Compliance advisors based in California,
Learn more about the PSM regulation for refinery safety by visiting our Knowledge Center.
About ABS Group
ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (www.abs-group.com), through its operating subsidiaries, provides technical advisory and certification services to support the safety and reliability of high-performance assets and operations in the oil, gas and chemical, power generation, marine, offshore and government sectors, among others. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with 1,500 professionals in over 30 countries. ABS Group is a subsidiary of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a leading marine and offshore classification society.