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45 mins

On-demand Webinar: Managing Seasonal Shutdowns and Start-ups in the Age of Energy Conservatism

Many organisations do not realise the increase in susceptibility of loss to fire and explosion when restarting operations that have not been active for an extended period. Such shutdowns occur for maintenance, seasonal closure or more recently for strategic energy saving across the site. Studies have shown that in the petrochemicals and chemicals industries, up to 40 to 50% of process safety incidents and/or major losses have occurred during start-ups and shutdowns.

Unfortunately, process safety does not take a holiday, so how can you ensure that process equipment is correctly shutdown and restarted in a safe manner? 

What you’ll learn:

What you’ll learn:

  • How to create robust pre-start-up safety reviews (PSSR)
  • How to identify outstanding maintenance and inspection items
  • Issues to consider on partial shutdowns during energy conservation

This webinar is best for:

  • Safety Engineers
  • Process Managers
  • Environmental Health Safety Specialist
  • Risk Engineers
  • Process Engineers
  • EHS Specialists, Managers, Supervisors and Engineers 
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Technical Speaker – Dr Andrew Fowler, Director, Sigma-HSE

Dr Fowler received his BSc and PhD in Surface Chemistry from the University of Durham in 1984. He has sixteen years of experience as an HSE Process Safety Specialist Inspector covering field inspections, major hazards, and safety policy development. During his time at the HSE, Dr Fowler authored guidance publications and staff training manuals.

Following an accomplished career in the UK HSE, Dr Fowler gained a wealth of commercial consultancy experience. During this time, he completed multiple process safety management audits and published bespoke staff training programs.

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