Symposium Program

2010 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
Beyond Regulatory Compliance, Making Safety Second Nature
October 26-28, 2010
Hilton College Station Conference Center

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Program
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26
8:00AM Frank P. Lees Memorial Lecture
“CSB Perspective on Current Incidents,” The Honorable Rafael Moure-Eraso, Chair, U.S. Chemical Safety Board
9:00AM State of the Center: “Research Program, Current Activities, and Future Direction,”
Dr. Sam Mannan, Director, Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center
9:15 – 10:00AM Break and Exhibit Hall
Track I Track II Track III Track IV
Skip Early,
Kathy Shell,
Michela Gentile
George King,
Marc Levin,
Ammar Alkhawaldeh
Mike Marshall,
Scott Ostrowski,
Sara Saxena
Kiran Krishna,
Ray Mentzer
Safety Climate/Safety Culture Inherent Safety/Chemical Secuity Process Management for Safety I Facility Siting
10:00AM Development of a Process Safety Climate Tool,” C. Butler, HSL – Presentation Incentives for the Application of Inherent Safety for Chemical Security,” D. Moore, AcuTech Consulting Surveillance of Hazardous Substance Releases Due to Equipment Failure,” A. Anderson, ATSDR/DHS – Presentation Occupied Building Impact Studies,” P. Partridge, Dow Chemical – Presentation
10:30AM A Barrier-Based Approach for Risk Informed Safety Culture Assessment for a Canadian Nuclear Power Station,” W. Nelson, DNV – Presentation “Inherent Safety & Security Index for Toxic Inhalant Hazardous Chemicals,” R. Mentzer, MKOPSC – Presentation Process Safety Indicators Used by the Delaware Accidental Release Prevention Program,” J. Brabson, Delaware – Presentation Facility Siting, Risk Management and Community Relations,” A. Carpenter, Exponent
11:00am Leading Indicators to Predict Incidents and Alarm Management in Chemical Plants Using Near-Miss Analysis,” A. Pariyani, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA New approaches for design of inherently safe and scalable processes in an efficient and rapid way,” L. Schellekens, MT Non-traditional Functional Safety (ISA84) Applied to Onshore Gas Production,” C. Miller, Exida An approach for risk reduction (methodology) based on optimizing the facility layout and siting in fire and explosion scenarios,” S. Jung, MKOPSC – Presentation
11:30AM • “Benchmarking Industrial Safety Culture and Performance,” T.C. Lemm, DuPont Sustainable Solutions – Presentation Inherently Safer Design Oriented Segregation of Chemical Process Operating Region,” B. Chen, Tsinghua University – Presentation Implementation of a ‘Process’ CCTV System for Operability and Safety,” M. Hernandez, Fluor Risk-Based Siting Considerations for LNG Terminals – Comparative Perspectives,” F. Licari, DOT PHMSA – Presentation
12:00 – 1:30PM Lunch and Exhibit Hall (1.5 hrs)
Risk Assessment I Regulations Case Histories I Hazard Assessment I
1:30PM Fatal Accident Rates Across Nations and the Cultural Dimension of Uncertainy Avoidance,” F. Infortunio, GE – Presentation
Improving Process Safety Regulations – Industry Suggestions,” S. Arendt, ABS Consulting
Beyond API 2000 – Preventing Sudden Vacuum Collapse,” G. van Sciver, Dow Chemical – Presentation
Assessing the Credibility of Major Incidents During a Process Hazards Analysis,” O. Hansen, GexCon US
2:00PM Common Procedural Execution Failure Modes during Abnormal Situations,” P. Bullemer, HCS – Presentation
Are Industry Actions Pushing Government Towards Prescriptive Regulations?,” C. Hamlin, Wanger Consulting
“Compression System Check Valve Failure Hazards,” C. Thompson, Equistar Chemicals – Presentation
Prediction Models for the Flash point of Pure Components,” R. Vazquez, Inst Tecnológico de Celaya – Presentation
2:30PM Using Layers of Protection Analysis: The Do’s and the Views,” R.Sanders, MKOPSC Inherent Safe Design & PSM; An overview of Benchmarking and Risk Assessment by Zurich Risk Engineering,” S. Layton, Zurich Engineering – Presentation The failure of a safety device which resulted in a BLEVE,” T. Henriksen, CASE Forensics Corporation – Presentation Early-on HAZOP (PHAZOP) Advocation: Best Practices, Building from the Past to the Future in Integrity Management,” B. Wittkower, JP Kenny, Inc. – Presentation
3:00 – 3:30PM Break and Exhibit Hall
Human Factors Safety Climate/Safety Culture II Mitigation Systems Contractors
3:30PM Electroencephalographic Assessment of Mental Fatigue on Visual Tasks,” S. Cheng, Chia-Nan University of Pharm & Sci – Presentation Safety Climate Mediating the Relationship Between safety Leadership and Safety Performance in Petrochemical Industries,” T. Wu, HungKuang University – Presentation Relief Valves in Parallel,” J. Lawrence, Mustang Engineering – Presentation Leading and Lagging Indicators in Contractor Management: Using Analytics for Improved Decision Making,” D. Yemenu, ISNetworld – Presentation
4:00PM Moving Towards a Learning Organization: Integrating Human Factor Investigation Data into the Analysis of Process Safety Incidents,” A. Armstrong, Kestrel Mgmt Services Practical Steps to Improve Process Safety Culture – Case Studies and Lessons from the Process Industry,” R. Curtis, ABS Consulting – Presentation Factors Impacting Atmospheric Discharges and Selection of Pressure Protection Disposal Systems,” A. Aldeeb, Siemens Energy – Presentation Issues in Managing Contractor Safety in the Middle East,” M. Snakard, AcuTech
4:30PM The Effective of Chemical Protective Suits on Human Performance,” S. Murray, University of Missouri – Rolla A Logical Hazard Identification in the Workplace,” M. Kumasaki, Yokohama National University – Presentation LOPA & Configuration Management,” F. Salimi, ADEPP Academy – Presentation Framework for Process Safety Management based on Engineering Activity through Plant Lifecycle,” Y. Shimada, JNIOSH Japan – Presentation
5:00PM Regulatory Pitfalls in Managing Multiple Employers,” J. McKinney, Packer Engineering – Presentation   Consistent Alarms Improve Process Economics and Increase Process Safety,” R. Brooks, Curvaceous – Presentation
5:30-7:00PM Poster Session and Reception
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27
8:00AM Keynote Lecture – “Saving Lives and Transforming Workplaces: OSHA and Process Safety,”
Jordan Barab, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, OSHA – Transcript
9:00AM Presentation of Annual Merit Award, Harry H. West Service Award, and the Lamiya Zahin Memorial Safety Scholarship,
Dr. Sam Mannan, Director, Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center
9:30 – 10:00AM Break and Exhibit Hall
Track I Track II Track III Track IV
Skip Early,
Kathy Shell,
Michela Gentile
George King,
Marc Levin,
Ammar Alkhawaldeh
Mike Marshall,
Scott Ostrowski,
Sara Saxena
Kiran Krishna,
Ray Mentzer
Risk Assessment II Reactive Chemicals/Flammability I Process Management for Safety II Hazard Assessment II
10:00AM LOPA Case Study – What to Do with Rare Events,” R. Freeman, S&PP Consulting – Presentation Incorporation of Reaction Chemicals Testing Data in Reactivity Hazard Evaluation,” K. First, Dow Chemical – Presentation ExxonMobil Production HAZOPs: A Valuable Risk Assessment Tool,” J. Thomas, ExxonMobil – Presentation Risk Based Method to Establish Inspection Intervals for Pressure Relief Devices,” P. Henry, Equity Engineering – Presentation
10:30AM Bringing Consistency to LOPA (semi-quantitative consequence severity estimation),” A. Summers, SIS-TECH Solutions – Presentation Study on Self-Heating of RDF,” H. Koseki, NRIFD Japan Reconsidering Mechanical Devices for Partial Stroke Valve Testing,” M. Mitchell, CAMERON Flow Control – Presentation Analysis of Potential Escalations Due to Release of LNG at LNG Port and Marine Vessel,” A. Kulkarni, Vectra Middle East, UAE
11:00AM Fuzzy Logic Application to Explosion Risk Assessment,” A. Markowski, Technical University of Lodz – Presentation Process Safety Aspects in Water-Gas-Shift (WGS) Catalytic Membrane Reactors Used for Pure Hydrogen Production,” N. Kazantzis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Presentation Safety Audits at Oil & Gas Installations – A Supervisory Activity,” S. Chakravorty, OISD India – Presentation Refrigeration System exHAZOP,” M. Sawyer, Apex Safety Consultants – Presentation
11:30AM Study on Fire Hazard of Biodiesel (BDF),” H. Koseki, NRIFD Japan Prediction and Assessment of Safer Operating Conditions for the N-oxidation of Alkylpyridines,” L. Saenz, MKOPSC Safety in the Engineering Enterprise,” F. Joop, Intergraph Corporation – Presentation Does Your facility Have a Dust Problem: Methods for Evaluating Dust Explosion Hazards,” S. Davis, GexCon Us
12:00 – 1:30PM Lunch and Exhibit Hall (1.5 hrs)
Hazard Assessment III Consequence Modeling Reactive Chemicals II LNG I
1:30PM Automatic Flammability Apparatus and Application,” C. Mashuga, Dow Chemical Using CFD in Platform Design,” S. Nodland, Scandpower – Presentation Development and Testing of a Micro-Cantilever Based Nano-Calorimeter for Explosives Detection,” D. Banerjee, Texas A&M – Presentation A parameter sensitivity analysis for the optimal design of water spray curtains,” O. Basha, Texas A&M Qatar
2:00PM Deflagration to Detonation Transition in a Lean Hydrogen-Air Unconfined Vapor Cloud Explosion,” K. Thomas, Baker Engineering
Multi-Scale Modeling of Crystalline Energetic Materials,” T. Cagin, Texas A&M
Pyrolysis Mechanism of Triazole Compounds by Molecular Orbital Calculation and Evolved Gas Analysis,” S. Yoshino, Yokohama National University
Visualization of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Spill and Dispersion: Safety Assessment,” S. Nayak, Texas A&M Qatar
2:30PM Comparison of Flammability and Oxidising Power of Gas Mixtures Using the ISO 10156 With Measured Flammability Data,” M. Molnarne, BAM Germany – Presentation Class-2 Hazmat Transportation Consequence Assessment On Surrounding Population,” J. Parikh, Nat’l Institute of Technology – Presentation Effects of Metal Contaminants on the Reactivity Hazards of Organic Peroxides,” Y. Lu, MKOPSC
A Source Term Model for Evaporating Liquid Flow in a Channel,” P. Raj, Technology & Mgmt Systems – Presentation
3:00 – 3:30PM Break and Exhibit Hall
Case Histories II Offshore I Database/ Analysis Risk Assessment III
3:30PM Disarming a Manufacturing Batch Reactor,” H. Johnstone, Dow Chemical – Presentation Consequence Modeling on Subsea Release Using PLUMERISE and Numerica Models,” A. Qiao, DNV Incident Database 2.0: Harnessing the Power of the Internet for Collecting and Disseminating Incident Information,” S. Saraf, Exponent Layer of Protection Analysis – Developments, Applications and Limitations,” P. Myers, Advantage Risk Solutions
4:00PM Detonation of NOx Gums in a Cold Box,” G. Kiihne, BASF – Presentation Improving Situational Awareness through the Design of Offshore Installations,” B. Woodcock, Aon Energy Risk Engineering – Presentation Migrating an Organizational Incident Reporting System to a CCPS Process Safety Metrics Model,” T. Morrison, Exponent – Presentation Effective Management of PSM data in implementing the ANSI/ISA-84.00.01 Safety Lifecycle,” C. Presgraves, AE Solutions
4:30PM “Case Study, Loss to Restart: Explosion of Process Unit at a Kraft Food Production Facility,” C. Schemel, Packer Engineering Escape, Evacuation and Rescue Analysis based on Consequence Modeling at a Remote Offshore Platform,” F. Nourai, Aftab Imen Parto Consult. Engineers Decision theory: why it is important for improving chemical process safety,” K. Prem, MKOPSC Executing QRA Effectively on a Project,” L. Porter, Fluor – Presentation
5:00PM Engineering Ethics Session (1 hr)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28
8:00-8:45AM Keynote Lecture“Dust Explosions Happen Because We Believe In Unicorns,”
Dr. Paul Amyotte, Professor, Dalhousie University – Presentation
8:45-9:45AM National Toxic Substance Incidents Program – Panel Discussion
Kevin Horton, David Williamson, and Ayana Anderson, Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
“Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)”
Frans Lemaire, Lisam Systems and Hai Le, MKOPSC – Presentation
9:45 – 10:15AM Break and Exhibit Hall
Track I Track II Track III Track IV
Skip Early,
Kathy Shell,
Michela Gentile
George King,
Marc Levin,
Ammar Alkhawaldeh
Mike Marshall,
Scott Ostrowski,
Sara Saxena
Kiran Krishna,
Ray Mentzer
Metrics and Performance Drivers LNG II Offshore II Risk Assessment IV
10:15AM RP 754-Metrics and RP 755-Fatigue Management,” R. Chittim and K. Haase, API – Presentation
“Evaluating the Potential for Overpressures from the Ignition of an LNG Vapor Cloud during Offloading,” F. Gavelli, GexCon US Utilizing Quantified Risk Assessment in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry to Support the Principles of Inherent Safety and Continuous Risk Reduction,” A. Warwick, Atkins Radiative heat transfer to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) pool fires,” C. Herrera, MKOPSC
10:45AM The Taxonomy (Classification) of Process Safety,” J. Chosnek, KnowledgeOne Small Scale LNG-Related Experiments and CFD Simulation of Water Curtain,” T. Olewski, Texas A&M Qatar – Presentation • “Variations in the evaporation rate of a cryogenic liquid on a water surface,” H. Kytomaa, Exponent – Presentation Lessons Learned from Real World Application of the Bow-tie Method,” K. Smith, Risktec Solutions – Presentation
11:15AM Implementing a Leading Indicator Management Scorecard,” K. Carter, Syntex – Presentation
A Compilation of Current LNG Technology,” J. Woodward, BakerRisk and R. Pitblado, DNV – Presentation
• “Riser Piping Impact Risk Assessment,” S. Zhang, DNV
Risk Informed Optimization of a Hazardous Material Multi-Periodic Transportation Model,” V. Kazantzi, Technological Education Institute of Larissa, Greece
11:45AM Modeling the Vapor Source Associated with the Spill of LNG into a Sump or an Impoundment Area,” N. Ponchaut, Exponent – Presentation • “Stretch in Technology and Keeping the Focus on Process Safety for Exploration and Production in the 21st Century,” S. Mannan, MKOPSC and Q. Wang, Oklahoma State University
Drawing More Business Risk Assessment Value from Process Safety Management Hazard Analyses,” K. Shell, AE Solutions
12:15 PM – Symposium Ends