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The chemical industry is filled with incidents where the unknown and untested are often put into practice. Then the unthinkable happens. Learn important lessons on what happens when companies neglect to identify, evaluate, communicate, and mitigate the risks with a facility siting study.
This case study illustrates how a risk-based Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) can provide valuable information for blast loading characterization at a given location of interest.
The rapid expansion of battery technology into the energy sector raises serious concerns about the installation of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) in communities. Read this article to explore the Warwick, NY lithium-ion battery fire incident and gain insights into battery risk management solutions.
Just one person, one time, not executing his/her task appropriately, can threaten an operation's smooth operation, which in turn can lead to a serious incident. Learn about one company’s journey to improved overall performance, communication, and employee empowerment.
Risk mitigation and ensuring the continuity of key tasks are essential for workplace health and safety. With improved knowledge, you can optimize your existing PSM program. Find answers to some key questions on Process Safety Management (PSM).
Learn critical safety lessons from a 2007 thermal runaway incident at a small chemical manufacturer and preventative measures you can take for reducing risk.
Multiple levels of safeguarding can be used to manage process risk, depending on the potential consequences. In general, the greater the perceived catastrophe, the more layers of protection are required.
Using a risk-based approach on processing systems, engineers can cost-effectively meet required safeguards without compromising operating safety.
Employee turnover has created a big challenge for companies for assuring proper job continuity, information transfer, and training, which could lead to serious process safety consequences.
Although many companies have reshaped their Management of Change (MOC) programs based on past experiences and prevalent best practices, many are still struggling to address issues.
This tutorial demonstrates how to get SuperChems™ to display distances and risk contours to specific Emergency Response Planning Guidelines (ERPG) dosage value.
The identification of major items to be included in an Asset Integrity program is relatively straightforward, but the small, often missed items are not. Small parts can cause serious incidents.
The latest release of Process Safety Office® SuperChems™ provides the capability to constrain multiphase chemical and physical equilibrium calculations. Learn how.
Are you using PHA software? Through June 30, 2022, purchase or upgrade your current Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) software with the latest PHAGlobal® software available and get 50% off the regular price for 1 year.*
International testing, inspection, and certification company TÜV SÜD and ioMosaic, a leading US provider of process safety solutions, have agreed to the formation of a strategic alliance in risk management and process safety services.
Guidance for identification of critical items, their required inspection frequencies, documentation required, and deficiency resolutions for inclusion in an Asset Integrity system.
Properly trained teams help avoid the danger of incidents and help prevent citations, which in turn control costs. ioMosaic’s new courses help employees develop the skills needed for developing proper AIMS.
This list of high-priority items is intended to assist facility managers in their preparation for the National Emphasis Program (NEP) for chemical facilities established by OSHA.
The bowtie study is an important risk management tool widely used in all sectors of industries. This method is particularly useful for root cause analysis and incident investigation. Learn the basic steps for creating a bowtie diagram.
Because there can be brief periods of high noise pollution, pressure relief valves should be evaluated for noise emissions. Process Safety Office® SuperChems™ v10.5 users now enjoy enhanced methods for calculating sound power level and sound pressure level (noise).
The next release of Process Safety Office® SuperChems™ will provide the capability to constrain multiphase chemical and physical equilibrium calculations.
SuperChems™ has all the functionality required to conduct a QRA and can be used to calculate risk for fixed facilities, pipelines, or transportation routes.
The SuperChems™ Facility Siting Module is perfect for performing both simple and detailed facility siting studies quickly and cost effectively. Download this tutorial today.
The Safety and Health Division of AIChE has awarded Dr. Melhem, President & CEO of ioMosaic, the 2020 Norton H. Walton/Russell L. Miller Award in Safety/Loss Prevention.
ioMosaic presents a case study on a vapor leak involving a polymerization runaway reaction in May 2020 at an industrial facility in India. We developed a dynamic model of the incident, which evaluated the effectiveness of monomer inhibitors.
Numerous incidents in recent years have been attributed to the flawed integrity of process equipment. Is your program up-to-date, compliant, and efficient?
The University of Bath has been awarded a new Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with ioMosaic to explore Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning techniques to support chemical process safety.
This ruling can expand the PSM coverage in facilities to include not only connected utilities such as boilers providing steam, cooling towers, nitrogen generation units to the process, etc. but also downstream or upstream operations.
Watch this video demo on SuperChems™ X (v10.0) using data integration from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors (NB-18) allowing your team to work more efficiently and accurately than ever.
Gain a competitive edge by leveling up your skills with NEW advanced Process Safety Office® SuperChems™ live WebEx® training offered December 8-10, 2020.
Watch this video for a sneak peek at Incident Investigation Fundamentals, a new online course coming soon. Learners will receive clear, practical, and real world recommendations on how to perform an effective investigation.
How do you quickly retrieve your Process Safety Information from multiple systems? And how do you translate that mass of data into something meaningful? See the new features in Process Safety Enterprise® KPI Dashboard Designer.
X marks the spot! Process Safety Office® SuperChems™ X is our newest release filled with compelling advancements, such as complete PRFS and consequence analysis capabilities fully integrating with the SuperChems™ backend engine
Preview of the PRFS design online course focuses on the API standards 520 and 521 part II as pertains to relief device inlet piping.
We're here to help keep your workforce engaged and safe with easy, accessible process safety training delivered virtually or online.
We want to assure our clients that ioMosaic is fully staffed and business is proceeding normally as we all work through the evolving Covid 19 situation.
Watch this presentation by Matteo Maestri and learn about the different types of systems and best practices for emergency relief system design for vapor/tempered systems.
Version 9.0 delivers an improved computing engine and a brand new SuperChems™ Visual Interface (SCVI). These new advancements result in better usability for our customers.
Watch the video for a sneak peek of the latest Process Safety Learning® online course, Refinery Hazard Fundamentals.
For all users of Process Safety Enterprise® and Process Safety Office® products, its time to switch from a hardware/dongle key to a seamless softkey-enabled solution.
Introducing an advanced data mining tool for SuperChems™ providing quick, safe, all-inclusive data runs giving more time for implementation and more cost savings.
Now available - the Middle East classroom training schedule for 2019 and 2020. Learn to manage and reduce episodic risk, maintain compliance and prevent catastrophic incidents.
Watch new videos on process safety topics such as PRV stability, facility siting, relief and flare systems, RAGAGEP, and more.
Latest updates provide more fluidity and enhance the intuitiveness of the platform’s functionality.
Process Safety Enterprise® new features make it easier to assign tasks and help to better centralize data for teams.
Enhanced reporting for even more Process Safety Office® applications with this complimentary utility.
Users can now quickly select new chemical databanks and/or create project specific databanks that can be included with the project file for complete portability.
Improve your knowledge and competencies on process hazard analysis (PHAs) with two new courses available on the ioMosaic online training platform.
PSO users now have the added capability to help operators meet compliance with 40 CFR § 63.670 requirements for flare control devices, seamlessly.
Enjoy easy configuration to yield calculations and render in a table with new dynamic table functionality in Process Safety Enterprise®.
Resolve process safety competencies and accelerate learning with the ioMosaic online training platform.
Universal Vessel Dynamics Model for SuperChems™, designed to handle all types of complex retrograde and phase transient flows, now available in PSO v8.4.
Enjoy new features and functionality in Process Safety Enterprise® for tracking action items and easier form building.
Users can stay with the existing hardware key protection device or move to a seamless softkey-enabled solution.
Know who downloaded, updated, or shared your corporate documents, forms and workflows with User Statistics.
Announcing the release of ioViewer, a built-in reporting function for Process Safety Office® components.
SuperChems™ provides users options to arrange the platform, program interfaces, and versions settings.
Review, fill out, and sign contracts and agreement letters, along with processes within built-in workflows, without leaving the platform.
Users can now model flow from various irregular pipe geometries using the SuperChems™ component.
Help AIChE run local programming, share information and resources, and participate in community outreach efforts.
Our latest upgrades include enhancements to the file system as well as new workflows for improving business and compliance efficiencies.
PSO is now a true 64-bit application and it also provides a separate QRA interface.
Strengthens independent levels of security layers beyond the traditional username and password in Process Safety Enterprise®.
The 3% rule for pressure relief valve inlet pressure drop results in a big win for the industry.
Master techniques for addressing relief sizing for various scenarios, relief piping system design, flare header modeling and consequence modeling.
Join ioMosaic at the 20th Global Congress on Process Safety at Booth 117 in New Orleans for presentations and lively discussions on risk management.
Join us in Munich, Germany April 18-19, 2024, for lively discussions and presentations on current international tank standards, tank design criteria, risk assessment & safety concepts, and more.
Chemical engineers from facilities around the globe will share their expertise at the DIERS 2024 Spring Virtual Meeting. If you work with pressure relief systems, don't miss it!
Gain a thorough understanding of the essentials of leading PHAs using industry methodologies such as HAZOP, FMEA, What If, Checklist, and more online.