National Chemical Safety Symposium – Hosted by SOCMA’s ChemStewards®
What’s New in Process and Occupational Safety?
May 22, 2013
Houston Marriott West Loop by the Galleria
SOCMA members: $49 per person
Non-members: $98 per person
SOCMA’s ChemStewards® Program is pleased to announce the 2013 National Chemical Safety Symposium to be held in Houston, Texas on May 22nd. National and local authorities on Process and Occupational Safety will be presenting the latest trends and methodologies used in the industry today to create a safe and secure manufacturing environment.
Dr. M. Sam Mannan, Chemical Engineering Department Regents Professor, Holder of the T. Michael O'Connor I Chair and Director of the Mary K. O’Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M University will be the keynote speaker. Also included on the agenda will be professionals from industry, government and academia. An expert industry panel will discuss new techniques designed to address plant safety. In addition, ChemStewards® and ISO auditors will address best practices in the area of process and occupational safety.
The primary topics to be covered will be process safety and occupational safety, by way of presentations, panels, networking, and Q&A discussions.
**Just Added! SOCMA ChemStewards Preliminary Workshop and Panel Discussion on Chemical Risk Management.
For details about the workshop taking place on May 21, 2013 (the day before the symposium) click here.
|7:30am – 8:15am||
|8:00am – 8:30am||
Continental Breakfast & Networking
|8:30am – 8:40am||
Welcome, Opening Comments and Review of Agenda for the Day
|8:40am – 9:20am||
Keynote Speaker and Panel
|9:20am – 9:35am||
Risk-Based Process Safety Management – Industry Best Practices for Chemical Enterprises
|9:35am – 10:15am||
Making Chemical Plants Inherently Safer
|10:15am – 10:30am||
Scheduled Break (Refreshments & Networking)
|10:30am – 11:10am||
Why Smaller Companies Struggle with Process Safety and Potential Improvement
|11:10am – 11:45am||
Hazard Identification and Analysis for Reactive Chemical Systems
|11:45am – 12:00pm||
AIG Global Energy
|12:00pm – 1:00pm||
Lunch and Networking Sponsored by 3E Company
|1:00pm – 1:45pm||
Integrating Process Safety with Quality and EHS Management System Elements
|1:45pm – 2:15pm||
OSHA's PSM Emphasis in the Chemical Industry
|2:15pm – 2:30pm||
Scheduled Break (Refreshments and Networking)
|2:30pm – 2:35pm||Introduction – Talon Crisis Management
|2:35pm – 3:20pm||
Developing a Safety Climate: Organizational, Leader and Coworker Relationships as Predictors of Employee Safety Attitudes and Behavior
|3:20pm – 4:00pm||
Using Interdependent HSE Culture Principles to Drive Operational HSE Leadership
|4:00pm – 4:45pm||
Best Practices Panel
|4:45pm – 5:00pm||
Who should attend?
Any individuals associated with the chemical manufacturing industry are encouraged to attend, particularly SOCMA members, EHS&S Staff and LEPCs.
Questions? Contact Molly Muilenburg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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