Process Safety Management (PSM)

OSHA’s PSM standard is designed to prevent or minimize catastrophic releases of highly hazardous substances. It applies to chemical “processes” that involve the storage, manufacturing, handling or moving of listed toxic and reactive chemicals in amounts above specific thresholds.

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The deadly explosion at the West Chemical and Fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas, that killed 15 people is a vivid reminder of the dangers posed by companies that use, store, manufacture or handle highly hazardous chemicals. Here’s a look at the PSM standard and one of its most important provisions—the requirement to do a process hazard analysis.

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The 4 kinds of chemical safety controls required by the OSHA Process Safety Management standard.

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If your workplace contains highly hazardous chemicals, you better be aware of OSHA’s new NEP for chemical facilities. Here’s the lowdown.
What’s an NEP?
About a decade ago, OSHA began moving away from random inspections and began targeting high risk sites. NEP, short for National Emphasis Program, …

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The Benefits
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