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Process Safety

API member companies are committed to conducting business in a manner that protects the safety and health of their employees, others involved in their operations, customers, and the public. Process safety is part of safety management and focuses on the concerns of major hazards impacting, safety, environmental damage and business losses. The goal of process safety management is to develop plant systems and procedures to prevent unwanted releases that may ignite and cause toxic impacts, local fires or explosions.

While petroleum operations involve risks, they can be effectively managed and/or eliminated when appropriate measures are taken. Operating safely is the most basic feature of business efficiency and has proven to improve productivity.

Process Safety Standards

Process safety is part of safety management and focuses on the concerns of major hazards impacting, safety, environmental damage and business losses.

RP-754 Webinars

See all four RP 754 webinars, slides and session notes

Advancing Process Safety Programs

The refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries are committed to protecting the health and safety of our workers, our contractors and our neighbors as well as the environment in which we operate. Our members continuously look for opportunities to enhance safety and recognize that an effective means to improve process safety performance throughout the industry is to learn from each other.