Process Safety Management and Human Factors

Process Safety Management and Human Factors
Author: Waddah S. Ghanem Al Hashmi
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 346
Release: 2020-11-13
ISBN 10: 0128181109
ISBN 13: 9780128181102
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Process Safety Management and Human Factors Book Review:

Process Safety Management and Human Factors: A Practitioner's Experiential Approach addresses human factors in process safety management (PSM) from a reflective learning approach. The book is written by engineers and technical specialists who spent the last 15-20 years of their professional career looking at behavioral-based safety, human factor research, and safety culture development in organizations. It is a fundamental resource for operational, technical and safety managers in high-risk industries who need to focus on personal and occupational safety management to prevent safety accidents. Real-life examples illustrate how a good, effective understanding of human factors supports PSM and positive impacts on accident occurrence. Covers the evolution and background of process safety management Shows how to integrate and augment process safety management with operational excellence and health, safety and environment management systems Focuses on human factors in process safety management Includes many real-life case studies from the collective experience of the book's authors

Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries

Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries
Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2007-02-03
ISBN 10: 9780470118832
ISBN 13: 0470118830
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries Book Review:

Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries provides guidance for managers and plant engineering staff on specific, practical techniques and tools for addressing forty different human factors issues impacting process safety. Human factors incidents can result in injury and death, damage to the environment, fines, and business losses due to ruined batches, off-spec products, unplanned shutdowns, and other adverse effects. Prevention of these incidents increases productivity and profits. Complete with examples, case histories, techniques, and implementation methodologies, Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries helps managers and engineering staff design and execute an efficient program. Organized for topical reference, the book includes: An overview on implementing a human factors program at the corporate level or the plant level, covering the business value, developing a program to meet specific needs, improving existing systems, roles and responsibilities, measures of performance, and more Summaries of forty different human factors relating to process safety, with a description of the tools, a practical example with graphics and visual aids, and additional resources Information on addressing the OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) requirement for conducting human factors reviews in process hazard analyses (PHAs) A CD-ROM with a color version of the book Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Advances in Safety Management and Human Factors

Advances in Safety Management and Human Factors
Author: Pedro M. Arezes
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 406
Release: 2019-07-15
ISBN 10: 3030204979
ISBN 13: 9783030204976
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Safety Management and Human Factors Book Review:

This book discusses the latest findings on ensuring employees’ safety, health, and welfare at work. It combines a range of disciplines – e.g. work physiology, health informatics, safety engineering, workplace design, injury prevention, and occupational psychology – and presents new strategies for safety management, including accident prevention methods such as performance testing and participatory ergonomics. The book, which is based on the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Safety Management and Human Factors, held on July 24-28, 2019, Washington D.C., USA, provides readers, including decision makers, professional ergonomists and program managers in government and public authorities, with a timely snapshot of the state of the art in the field of safety, health, and welfare management. It also addresses agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), as well as other professionals dealing with occupational safety and health.

Human Factors in the Chemical and Process Industries

Human Factors in the Chemical and Process Industries
Author: Janette Edmonds,The Keil Centre
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 526
Release: 2016-09-17
ISBN 10: 0128038780
ISBN 13: 9780128038789
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Factors in the Chemical and Process Industries Book Review:

Human Factors in the Chemical and Process Industries: Making it Work in Practice is a comprehensive overview of human factors within this sector, focusing on the practical application. It has been written by acknowledged industry experts from the Keil Centre, which is a leading practice of chartered ergonomics and human factors specialists, chartered safety specialists, registered occupational psychologists, and registered clinical psychologists. The book was inspired by the international human factors training course run by the Keil Centre with the IChemE, which has reached four continents across the world. The book is written for those who want a comprehensive overview of the subject, focusing on the practical application of human factors. It has been written for safety professionals, engineers and operational disciplines within industry, and those aspiring to these disciplines, who either deal with human factors issues or any aspect of the ‘human element’ in their core role. The book explains what ‘human factors’ is about and how human factors issues are best managed from a practical perspective. It will help readers develop a greater understanding of the area and how to establish more effective solutions for human factors related issues. Provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant human factors within this sector, with succinct overviews of each topic Uses case studies and practical examples to illustrate topics and explains the material in a fully accessible, easy to understand style Written by a single team of eleven industry practitioners, drawing on the combined expertise of different human factors specialisms which are rarely comprehensively combined in a single resource

Ergonomics and Human Factors in Safety Management

Ergonomics and Human Factors in Safety Management
Author: Pedro Miguel Ferreira Martins Arezes,Paulo Victor Rodrigues de Carvalho
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 403
Release: 2016-08-19
ISBN 10: 1498727573
ISBN 13: 9781498727570
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ergonomics and Human Factors in Safety Management Book Review:

Accident prevention is a common thread throughout every aspect of our society. However, even with the most current technological developments, keeping people safe and healthy, both at workplaces and at other daily activities, is still a continual challenge. When it comes to work environments, ergonomics and human factors knowledge can play an important role and, therefore, must be included in, or be a part of, the safety management as a cross-disciplinary area concerned with the understanding of actual work situations and potential variables. This multidisciplinary approach will ultimately ensure the safety, health, and well-being of all collaborators. The main goal of this book is to present theories and models, and to describe practices to foster and promote safer work and working environments. This book offers: · Examples of field practices that can be reproduced in other scenarios · Applications of new methods for risk assessment · Methods on how to apply and integrate human factors and ergonomics in accident prevention and safety management · Coverage of human factors and ergonomics in safety culture · New methods for accident analysis This book is a compilation of contributions from invited authors organized in three main topics from eleven countries and is intended to cover specific aspects of safety and human factors management ranging from case studies to the development of theoretical models. Hopefully, the works presented in the book can be an inspiration for translating research into useful actions and, ultimately, making a relevant and tangible contribution to the safety of our daily and work settings.

Human Factors in Safety critical Systems

Human Factors in Safety critical Systems
Author: Felix Redmill,Jane Rajan
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 354
Release: 1997
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015041072300
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Factors in Safety critical Systems Book Review:

Safety-critical systems are found in almost every sector of industry. An understanding of the basis for the functioning of these systems is therefore vital to all involved in their operation. This book provides an overview of the whole subject

Human Factors and Reliability Engineering for Safety and Security in Critical Infrastructures

Human Factors and Reliability Engineering for Safety and Security in Critical Infrastructures
Author: Fabio De Felice,Antonella Petrillo
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 258
Release: 2017-09-29
ISBN 10: 3319623192
ISBN 13: 9783319623191
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Factors and Reliability Engineering for Safety and Security in Critical Infrastructures Book Review:

This book collects a high-quality selection of contemporary research and case studies on the complexity resulting from human/reliability management in industrial plants and critical infrastructures. It includes: Human-error management issues—considering how to reduce human errors as much as possible. Reliability management issues—considering the ability of a system or component to function under certain conditions for a specified period of time. Thus, the book analyses globally the problem regarding the human and reliability management to reduce human errors as much as possible and to ensure safety and security in critical infrastructures. Accidents continue to be the major concern in “critical infrastructures”, and human factors have been proved to be the prime causes to accidents. Clearly, human dynamics are a challenging management function to guarantee reliability, safety and costs reduction in critical infrastructures. The book is enriched by figures, examples and extensive case studies and is a valuable reference resource for those with involved in disaster and emergency planning as well as researchers interested both in theoretical and practical aspects.

Methods in Chemical Process Safety

Methods in Chemical Process Safety
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 454
Release: 2020-06-26
ISBN 10: 0128218258
ISBN 13: 9780128218259
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Methods in Chemical Process Safety Book Review:

Methods in Chemical Process Safety, Volume Four focuses on the process of learning from experience, including elements of process safety management, human factors in the chemical process industries, and the regulation of chemical process safety, including current approaches. Users will find this book to be an informative tool and user manual for process safety for a variety of professionals with this new release focusing on Advanced Methods of Risk Assessment and Management, Logic Based Methods for Dynamic Risk Assessment, Bayesian Methods for Dynamic Risk Assessment, Data Driven Methods, Rare Event Risk Assessment, Risk Management and Multi Criteria, and much more. Helps acquaint the reader/researcher with the fundamentals of process safety Provides the most recent advancements and contributions on the topic from a practical point-of-view Presents users with the views/opinions of experts in each topic Includes a selection of authors who are leading researchers and/or practitioners for each given topic

The Human Factors of Process Safety and Worker Empowerment in the Offshore Oil Industry

The Human Factors of Process Safety and Worker Empowerment in the Offshore Oil Industry
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Human-Systems Integration,Steering Committee on the Human Factors of Process Safety and Worker Empowerment in the Offshore Oil Industry: A Workshop
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 118
Release: 2018-07-20
ISBN 10: 0309473373
ISBN 13: 9780309473378
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Human Factors of Process Safety and Worker Empowerment in the Offshore Oil Industry Book Review:

Since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout and oil spill, efforts to improve safety in the offshore oil industry have resulted in the adoption of new technological controls, increased promotion of safety culture, and the adoption of new data collection systems to improve both safety and performance. As an essential element of a positive safety culture, operators and regulators are increasingly integrating strategies that empower workers to participate in process safety decisions that reduce hazards and improve safety. While the human factors of personal safety have been widely studied and widely adopted in many high-risk industries, process safety â€" the application of engineering, design, and operative practices to address major hazard concerns â€" is less well understood from a human factors perspective, particularly in the offshore oil industry. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine organized a workshop in January 2018 to explore best practices and lessons learned from other high-risk, high-reliability industries for the benefit of the research community and of citizens, industry practitioners, decision makers, and officials addressing safety in the offshore oil industry. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

Lees Process Safety Essentials

Lees  Process Safety Essentials
Author: Sam Mannan
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 570
Release: 2013-11-12
ISBN 10: 0080962300
ISBN 13: 9780080962306
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lees Process Safety Essentials Book Review:

Lees' Process Safety Essentials is a single-volume digest presenting the critical, practical content from Lees' Loss Prevention for day-to-day use and reference. It is portable, authoritative, affordable, and accessible — ideal for those on the move, students, and individuals without access to the full three volumes of Lees'. This book provides a convenient summary of the main content of Lees', primarily drawn from the hazard identification, assessment, and control content of volumes one and two. Users can access Essentials for day-to-day reference on topics including plant location and layout; human factors and human error; fire, explosion and toxic release; engineering for sustainable development; and much more. This handy volume is a valuable reference, both for students or early-career professionals who may not need the full scope of Lees', and for more experienced professionals needing quick, convenient access to information. Boils down the essence of Lees'—the process safety encyclopedia trusted worldwide for over 30 years Provides safety professionals with the core information they need to understand the most common safety and loss prevention challenges Covers the latest standards and presents information, including recent incidents such as Texas City and Buncefield

Process Safety Management and Human Factors

Process Safety Management and Human Factors
Author: Waddah S. Ghanem Al Hashmi
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 346
Release: 2020-11-13
ISBN 10: 0128181109
ISBN 13: 9780128181102
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Process Safety Management and Human Factors Book Review:

Process Safety Management and Human Factors: A Practitioner's Experiential Approach addresses human factors in process safety management (PSM) from a reflective learning approach. The book is written by engineers and technical specialists who spent the last 15-20 years of their professional career looking at behavioral-based safety, human factor research, and safety culture development in organizations. It is a fundamental resource for operational, technical and safety managers in high-risk industries who need to focus on personal and occupational safety management to prevent safety accidents. Real-life examples illustrate how a good, effective understanding of human factors supports PSM and positive impacts on accident occurrence. Covers the evolution and background of process safety management Shows how to integrate and augment process safety management with operational excellence and health, safety and environment management systems Focuses on human factors in process safety management Includes many real-life case studies from the collective experience of the book's authors

Process Safety Management

Process Safety Management
Author: Chitram Lutchman,Douglas Evans,Rohanie Maharaj,Ramesh Sharma
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 244
Release: 2013-07-03
ISBN 10: 1466553618
ISBN 13: 9781466553613
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Process Safety Management Book Review:

The continued prevalence of major incidents (most recently the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill) and preponderance of workplace fatalities and injuries as well as Process Safety Management (PSM) Incidents, globally, begs the question: why do incidents continue to occur in today’s technologically advanced era? More importantly, with 80-85 percent of incidents being repeated, the more obvious questions are: Why do organizations fail to learn from prior incidents internal to the business? Why do organizations fail to learn from their peers and other same industry players? Why do organizations fail to learn from the incidents and experiences of other industries? Process Safety Management: Leveraging Networks and Communities of Practice for Continuous Improvement provides a road map organizations can use to identify and setup critical networks for preventing catastrophic incidents and for sharing knowledge in an organized manner within the organization to enhance business performance. The book helps organizations establish centers of excellence by activating networks for generating best practices and practical solutions to workplace business, and safety challenges. The book covers the full range of activation of networks including identifying members, defining goals and objectives, and prioritizing work through leadership and stewardship of networks. It addresses all elements of effective safety management and includes simple, easy-to-follow processes that bring about lasting changes to workplace safety. It also highlights the health and safety needs of both Generation X and Generation Y who currently inherit the workplace but are very different in learning behaviors and experience levels. In a thin margins business environment characterized by scarce resources, operational discipline and excellence drives stakeholder confidence and corporate performance. Detailing the practical application of tested principles and practices, this book provides a simple path forward for organizations to recognize the benefits of networks and to proactively establish and support them within organizations to generate continuous and sustained improvement in work practices, procedures, and business performance.

Sources of Behavioral Variance in Process Safety

Sources of Behavioral Variance in Process Safety
Author: Timothy D. Ludwig
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 204
Release: 2019-12-20
ISBN 10: 1351028324
ISBN 13: 9781351028325
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sources of Behavioral Variance in Process Safety Book Review:

Process safety management seeks to establish a multi-level system to assess, document, maintain, and inspect equipment and work practices integral in controlling highly toxic and/or reactive materials. In a highly engineered environment, any variance can set off a chain of events that increases the probability of a process safety incident as violent as an explosion. Human behavior is often the biggest source of this variance, but it can also be the biggest asset for process safety management. Process industries are looking to understand sources of behavioral variance and build better processes based on sound behavioral science. Because of this clear link between behavior and process safety performance, the behavior science community has been challenged to research the behavioral root causes leading to variation that threaten process safety; create and evaluate behavioral interventions to mitigate this variation; and identify the system factors that would influence the behaviors necessary to promote process safety. This book seeks to translate behavior analysis into practical systems that can help reduce human suffering from catastrophic process safety events. All of the chapters in this book were originally published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management.

Human Factors and Behavioural Safety

Human Factors and Behavioural Safety
Author: Jeremy Stranks
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2007-06-07
ISBN 10: 1136397515
ISBN 13: 9781136397516
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Factors and Behavioural Safety Book Review:

Accidents and cases of occupational ill-health are commonly associated with aspects of human behaviour and the potential for human error. Human Factors and Behavioural Safety is not written for psychologists, but instead gives health and safety professionals and students a broad overview of human factors and those aspects of human behaviour which have a direct effect on health and safety performance within organisations. Particular attention is paid to: * the role of the organisation in promoting safe behaviour * the sensory and perceptual processes of people * behavioural factors, such as attitude, motivation and personality * the process of attitude change * theories of personal risk taking and accident * the importance of good communication, change management and stress management

Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety

Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety
Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 760
Release: 2011-11-30
ISBN 10: 111820963X
ISBN 13: 9781118209639
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety Book Review:

Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety provides guidelines for industries that manufacture, consume, or handle chemicals, by focusing on new ways to design, correct, or improve process safety management practices. This new framework for thinking about process safety builds upon the original process safety management ideas published in the early 1990s, integrates industry lessons learned over the intervening years, utilizes applicable "total quality" principles (i.e., plan, do, check, act), and organizes it in a way that will be useful to all organizations - even those with relatively lower hazard activities - throughout the life-cycle of a company.

Advances in Safety Management and Human Factors

Advances in Safety Management and Human Factors
Author: Pedro Arezes,Paulo Carvalho
Publsiher: AHFE Conference
Total Pages: 374
Release: 2014-07-19
ISBN 10: 1495121003
ISBN 13: 9781495121005
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Safety Management and Human Factors Book Review:

The discipline of Safety Management and Human Factors is a cross-disciplinary area concerned with protecting the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. Injury prevention is a common thread throughout every workplace, yet keeping employee safety and health knowledge current is a continual challenge for all employers. This books offers a platform to showcase research and for the exchange of information in safety management and human factors. Mastering Safety Management and Human Factors concepts is fundamental to the creation of products and systems that people are able to use, avoidance of stresses, and minimization of the risk for accidents.

Guidelines for Preventing Human Error in Process Safety

Guidelines for Preventing Human Error in Process Safety
Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2010-08-13
ISBN 10: 0470925086
ISBN 13: 9780470925089
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guidelines for Preventing Human Error in Process Safety Book Review:

Almost all the major accident investigations--Texas City, Piper Alpha, the Phillips 66 explosion, Feyzin, Mexico City--show human error as the principal cause, either in design, operations, maintenance, or the management of safety. This book provides practical advice that can substantially reduce human error at all levels. In eight chapters--packed with case studies and examples of simple and advanced techniques for new and existing systems--the book challenges the assumption that human error is "unavoidable." Instead, it suggests a systems perspective. This view sees error as a consequence of a mismatch between human capabilities and demands and inappropriate organizational culture. This makes error a manageable factor and, therefore, avoidable.

Cognitive Engineering and Safety Organization in Air Traffic Management

Cognitive Engineering and Safety Organization in Air Traffic Management
Author: Tom Kontogiannis,Stathis Malakis
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 460
Release: 2017-10-17
ISBN 10: 1351687085
ISBN 13: 9781351687089
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cognitive Engineering and Safety Organization in Air Traffic Management Book Review:

This book covers the Air Traffic Management (ATM) environment and the controller-crew interactions. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations and organizational procedures are also presented in a succinct manner so that novel and experienced aviation practitioners appreciate how safety organization affects their cognitive performance. The book distills theoretical knowledge about human cognition and presents real examples and case studies to help readers understand how air traffic controllers make sense of difficult situations, make decisions under time pressure, detect and correct their errors, and adapt their performance to complex situations.

Guidelines for Process Safety Documentation

Guidelines for Process Safety Documentation
Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2010-09-09
ISBN 10: 0470938064
ISBN 13: 9780470938065
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guidelines for Process Safety Documentation Book Review:

The process industry has developed integrated process safety management programs to reduce or eliminate incidents and major consequences, such as injury, loss of life, property damage, environmental harm, and business interruption. Good documentation practices are a crucial part of retaining past knowledge and experience, and avoiding relearning old lessons. Following an introduction, which offers examples of how proper documentation might have prevented major explosions and serious incidents, the 21 sections in this book clearly present aims, goals, and methodology in all areas of documentation. The text contains examples of dozens of needed forms, lists of relevant industry organizations, sources for software, references, OSHA regulations, sample plans, and more.

Improvements in System Safety

Improvements in System Safety
Author: Felix Redmill,Tom Anderson
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2007-12-25
ISBN 10: 9781848001008
ISBN 13: 1848001002
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Improvements in System Safety Book Review:

This book contains the full complement of papers presented at the sixteenth annual Safety-critical Systems Symposium, held at Bristol, UK, in February 2008. The Symposium is for engineers, managers and academics in the field of safety, across all industry sectors, and so the papers included offer a wide-ranging coverage of major safety issues as well as a good blend of academic research and industrial experience. They include discussions of some of the most recent developments.