PRINCETON, N.J.--()--Chilworth Technology, Inc., a DEKRA company, today announced that it recently held several Process Safety training workshops in Shanghai, China on the business and operational advantages of effective Process Safety Management (PSM) practices in the process manufacturing industries. Chilworth will be offering its PSM and other Process Safety training courses in additional cities in China in 2013.
“Process Safety Management for Employee Safety, Reliable Operations and Business Advantage”
Titled “Process Safety Management for Employee Safety, Reliable Operations and Business Advantage,” the multi-day training workshops were attended by dozens of people stemming from management, operations and maintenance in the chemical and processing industries in China. Industries represented included agrochemicals, chemicals /fine chemicals, food processing, metals, oil/gas, pharmaceuticals, plastics, and others.
“Given the continued rapid growth of process industries throughout China, we believe it is very important to share our knowledge of best practices in the area of PSM in these industries,” commented Vahid Ebadat, CEO of Chilworth North America. He continued, “Chilworth’s process safety management consulting, testing, and training services are designed to meet the needs of multinational and other companies that require integrated, consistent information and services tailored to local operational and regulatory requirements and cultures.”
The training workshops discussed Process Safety management systems and best practices and how to best apply PSM in a continuous improvement framework and within existing safety management systems. Topics covered included measuring the effectiveness of a PSM program; the importance of commitment by management to PSM program success; understanding process hazards and process risks; why the most effective PSM goes beyond compliance requirements; and the benefits of an improved PSM system including personnel safety, improved operability, and environmental, regulatory, and other benefits.
Chilworth Technology, a DEKRA company, is a global leader in process safety and provides process safety management (PSM), process safety engineering (PSE), and process safety training services including PSM program development, PSM needs assessments and gap analysis, PSM/RMP audits, Process Hazard Analysis, incident investigation, and more. PSE services include laboratory and full-scale testing of powders/dusts, liquids, and gases for their flammability/combustibility, reactivity, thermal stability, and electrostatic properties; fire and explosion hazard assessments; process design/safety engineering support; expert witness testimony and litigation support. Chilworth serves clients throughout the agrochemical, chemical, engineering, food processing, government, insurance, legal, metals, oil/gas, pharmaceutical, plastics, rubber and other industries. Chilworth has offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information about Chilworth, visit www.chilworth.com.
DEKRA SE is one of the world’s leading expert organizations. The company currently runs activities in more than 50 countries. Over 28,000 employees are committed to ensuring long-term safety, quality and environmental protection. The DEKRA Business Units “Automotive,” “Industrial” and “Personnel” provide professional and innovative services in the fields of vehicle inspections, expert appraisals, international claims management, consulting, industrial testing, product testing, certification, environmental protection, qualification, temporary work and out- and new placement. For more information visit www.dekra.com.