A proactive approach, coupled with properly planned and implemented safety and risk management systems can help you comply with local, state and federal PSM regulations, as well as minimize loss of life, environmental impact, equipment damage, citations and litigation.
Integrating best practices with cost-effective solutions to address program deficiencies.
Helping manage risk with facility siting studies, assessments and recommendations.
Decades of experience leading incident investigations for process industry companies.
We prepare expert opinion reports and provide expert testimony for process incident cases.
Experienced engineers who have performed LOPAs on a wide range of facilities and terminals.
Our experts are at the forefront of pipeline Process Safety Management proficiency.
Senior knowledgeable process safety engineers prepare, organize, lead and document PHAs.
Proven track record of performing QRAs for facilities, pipelines and transportation routes.
If your facility uses, stores, manufactures, handles, or moves flammable or highly hazardous chemicals on site above the threshold quantity (TQ), OSHA does require PSM implementation. Learn the facts about process safety management.
Dr. Cronin is a senior technical authority, supporting corporate, engineering and operating asset teams. He has over 30 years wide-ranging process safety consulting experience within major operating and contracting companies, encompassing petroleum exploration and production, petroleum refining, chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, public and industrial utilities and general manufacturing (e.g. steel, automotive, foodstuffs).
Dr. Cronin has managed and facilitated numerous and diverse risk management projects including process hazard analyses, qualitative and quantitative risk assessments, functional safety (SIL and LOPA) studies, operational risk and policy reviews, litigation support, accident investigations, process safety audits and due diligence programs. He has also developed and delivered process safety training for process and facilities engineering professionals. He has worked extensively throughout Europe, Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, within a wide variety of multidisciplinary and multinational team environments.
The chemical company of a large integrated energy company was developing a corporate standard for LOPA, which incorporated a risk ranking matrix. The company was interested in obtaining an independent review of the design of the risk matrix, and in benchmarking the underlying risk tolerability criteria with generally accepted industry norms.
Companies have implemented their process safety management programs to comply with OSHA and EPA requirements, but they continue to have accidents. Process safety management programs can meet the letter of the law, but may not be effective in preventing accidents.
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