A Process Safety Management (PSM) compliance audit at a manufacturing facility in Israel led to a large-scale Process Safety Information (PSI) overhaul resulting in 15 new piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) and a comprehensive equipment table that consolidated unique equipment identification numbers, safe operating limits, materials of construction, and applicable codes and standards for all […]Continue reading
In September 2022, OSHA formally announced proposed amendments to the Process Safety Management (PSM) standard in response to Executive Order 13650. This executive order, signed in 2013, required OSHA and EPA to perform “modernization” efforts to their respective PSM and Risk Management Program (RMP) standards. EnSafe attended OSHA’s PSM Stakeholder meeting in October 2022 to […]Continue reading
Although they are enforced by different regulatory agencies, OSHA’s Process Safety Management (PSM) and EPA’s Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions – also known as Risk Management Plan (RMP) – work in tandem to mitigate potentially catastrophic onsite and offsite incidents involving fires, explosions, and toxic vapor releases. From a regulatory standpoint, the PSM standard (29 CFR […]Continue reading
What’s the best way to have peace of mind that your facility is protected against an unplanned release of chemicals that could trigger an environmental, personnel or business catastrophe? We have four suggestions. Our suggestions are based on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) process safety management (PSM) standard, which outlines fourteen interrelated elements […]
Former CRISTAL/Tronox Global Director joins EnSafe
We are excited to announce the hiring of Chris Wiernicki, CIH, CSP, CHMM as Senior Health and Safety Specialist, who will be based in our Jacksonville, Florida, office.
Wiernicki has three Master of Science degrees and more than three decades of success in the environmental, health and safety (EH&S) arena for both industry and consulting. Wiernicki has experience as an ISO9000, ISO14000 and EH&S management system implementer and auditor.