15/06/2015 - 19/06/2015

ACHEMA is global forum for the process industry and the trend-setting technology summit for chemical engineering, environmental protection and biotechnology. The 3st ACHEMA event is to be hosted in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

DECHEMA is organising the congress accompanying the ACHEMA fair. The last congress in 2012 had more than 3000 exhibitors and was attended by over 150,000 visitors.

EPSC will be in attendance, holding a session featuring presentations by staff and members on EPSC work, including the following presentations:

– EPSC: State of the practice Lee Allford, EPSC

  • The power of process safety networking
  • The barriers and enablers which impact process safety management
  • An outlook for process safety.

– An EPSC member's journey towards zero leaks and spills Hans Schwarz, BASF

  • PS Management system and targets
  • Progress report with incident metrics and reduction efforts
  • Describe a real life incident with lessons for future improvements

– A European perspective on accepting major accident risk Klaus-Jürgen Niemitz, Clariant

  • Various risk assessment criteria in different European states
  • The conduct of the risk assessment
  • Different approaches to assessment of risk.

– Rust never sleeps - the challenge of corrosion under insulation (CUI) Paul de Bruyn, TOTAL

  • Paul de Bruyn will present on an EPSC working group development of a tool box on CUI.

For complete information about the event and the latest updates, visit the event website here: http://www.achema.de/en.html

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