The EPSC 2018 highlights are:

  • A new 6 member Board was installed, completing the EPSC road to independency
  • Spring Technical Meeting at DuPont in Dordrecht with special topics like Cyber Security, Virtual Reality and Approach for large toxic releases
  • Monthly EPSC Learning Sheets, available in English, German & French, stimulating awareness and knowledge
  • ACHEMA participation with an EPSC stand and a scientific session that provided an experimental explosion demonstration
  • The Working Group on Process Safety in Pharma and Consumer Industries produced a paper on the approach for avoiding dust explosion in flued bed dryers
  • Awarding the EPSC Process Safety Award to Dr. Hans-Peter Schildberg
  • Paper on LOPA and Risk Matrix benchmark study by the Working Group on Semi Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • EPSC Benchmark study comparing process safety incident statistics among European hazardous production facilities
  • EPSC was able to welcome several new members (realizing a growth of about 20%)
  • 3d Big Data and Digitalization Conference was organised together with CCPS, many practical cases were discussed (presentations on website)
  • Website was renewed and modernised and continuously updated with all new information
  • Sound financial management
  • Fall Technical Meeting at BASF in Ludwigshafen, proposal for two new Working Groups on Process Safety Fundamentals and on Digitalization advantages for process safety
  • Human Performance and Hazards of Loading and Unloading Working Groups had good progress meetings and defined best practices
  • RAST software and manual made available and the RAST users group had two meetings with a group of technical safety specialists
  • Establishing a plan to organize a European Conference on Plant & Process Safety


The EPSC network allows collaboration and improvement on process safety.
The summary shows the EPSC highlights in 2017.

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Annual Review 2015 (interactive digimag format)
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