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Top 10 Rules of Process Safety

Posted on 03 March 2021

Top 10 Rules of Process Safety

A key component in any successful Process Safety Management (PSM) program is continuous improvement, reaching above and beyond the minimum requirements. A useful tool for many organisations is DEKRA's Top 10 Rules for Process Safety.

These can be used by management or other individuals responsible for process safety management. The Rules can help organisations better manage their process safety management efforts by establishing different ways to look at process safety.

Introducing the Top 10 Rules for Process Safety

Process Safety performance improvement must be a recurring discussion in any organisation. Today, even with all of the safety systems that have been developed, industries are experiencing several Process Safety incidents globally. These catastrophic events involving the loss of containment of highly hazardous materials have results in many catastrophic events.

While this series of 10 essential rules is targeted to Process Safety professionals, these rules can also serve as a seed for discussions in many forums including Safety Meetings and Process Safety Moments. It gives a new perspective on what should be considered to manage and improve process safety at various levels in your organisation. When effectively utilised, each rule can serve as a discussion point in your company by providing examples and advice on what best in class companies are doing.

Making a Process Safety Difference in your Organisation

While certainly not a complete Process Safety program, the Top 10 Rules for Process Safety will focus attention on several of the most important aspects that help identify “What Good Process Safety Looks Like”. Following these rules, applying them to appropriate activities, and reviewing them periodically in various employee forums will contribute to reducing risk in your organisation.

Date and time
31 March 2021 2:00 pm (GMT)