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.
ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence in design and construction. Focused on safe and practical application of advanced technologies and digital solutions, ABS works with industry and clients to develop accurate and cost-effective compliance, optimized performance and operational efficiency for marine and offshore assets.
About ABS Group
ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (www.abs-group.com), through its operating subsidiaries, provides data-driven risk and reliability solutions and technical services that help clients confirm the safety, integrity, quality and environmental efficiency of critical assets and operations. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,300 professionals in over 25 countries serving the marine and offshore, oil, gas and chemical, industrial manufacturing and government sectors. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS, a leading marine