09 - 11 October 2017 I Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the Patronage of His Excellency Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain

Call for Abstracts


1. Hazard Identification & Risk Analysis - A thorough hazard identification and risk analysis system is core element of the risk based process safety. In your presentation include steps (work activities/practices, procedures with suitable examples) taken by your organization to implement robust program for identifying hazards and analyzing risks.

2. Incident Management & Business Continuity - Effective incident management is essential to save lives, protect property and the environment, and helps reassure stakeholder that, I spite of the incident, the facility is well managed and should be allowed to operate. Include incident management system and business continuity model practiced in your organization.

3. Inherently Safer Design - Inherently safer design has received a lot of attention in recent years across the chemical industry. Share your experience and lessons learned in implementing inherently safer design strategies.

4. Lessons Learned & Best Practices - Present your case histories by sharing best practices and lessons learned from most recent incidents, Process safety audits conducted in your company.

5. Management of Change - The MOC element helps ensure that changes to a process do not inadvertently introduce new hazards or unknowingly increase risk of existing hazards. Share your journey and experiences while implementing MOC element in your organization. 

6. Mechanical Integrity - MI helps to ensure that equipment is properly designed, installed in accordance with specifications, and remains fit for use until it retied. In your presentation, describe with examples and case histories the attributes of a risk-based management for ensuring integrity and reliability of critical equipment and safety systems. 

7. Pre-Startup Safety Review - Ensuring the safe startup of processes over the life of a facility is one of the important aspects of process safety management. Share your PSSR practices for new processes or processes that have been shut down for modifications or processes that have been administratively shut down for other reasons. These practices verify the operational readiness of a process and help to ensure that the process is safe to restart. 

8. Process Safety Leadership & Culture - Share your company’s journey towards developing effective& vibrant safety culture and role of leadership.

9. Process Safety Metrics - Identifying and using relevant process safety metrics over the life of the process is one of the important element of risk based process safety. Share the practices and metrics you follow for establishing and maintaining process safety leading and lagging indicators to aid monitoring of Process safety management system effectiveness and provide input to continuous improvement. 

The Process Safety Abstracts Submission is NOW CLOSED.

Late submitters, please contact Stéphanie Orvoine-Couvrette at stepo@aiche.org

Subscribe Now

Keep in touch and get our updates


Regional Hosts



Supporting Organization

Media & Event Partners