International Workshop on Loss Prevention and Safety

The International Workshop on Loss Prevention and Safety will be hosted by The Institution of Engineers in Bangladesh beginning on December 31, 2011. Engineers from all engineering disciplines will attend the two-day workshop, which will be presided over by Prof Dil Afroza Begum, Chairman of the Chemical Engineering Divisional Committee, IEB. Special guest will be the Ministry of Environment, GoB.

The workshop will consist of five sessions presented by Dr. Sam Mannan, director and several Center research associates.

The sessions will include Inherently Safer Design presented by Dr. Mannan and Professor Jai Gupta. Dr. Gupta is Professor and Director of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli.

Layers of Protection Analysis will be presented by Professor Hans Pasman and Dr. Mannan. Dr. Pasman is Emeritus Professor of Chemical Risk Management at Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands and Visiting Research Professor at the Center.

Also being presented at the workshop is the topic ATEX: European Legislation for Explosive Atmospheres presented by Prof. Adam Markowski and Prof. Pasman. Dr. Adam Markowski is Head of the Department of Process and Ecological Safety at the Technical University (TU) of Lodz, Poland.

Systematic Evaluation of Reactive Hazards will be presented by Professor Maria Papadaki of the University of Ioannina and Dr. Mannan. Dr. Papadaki is Professor in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management at the University of Ioannina, Greece.

The workshop will conclude on January 1, 2012 with a certificate ceremony and dinner.