CCPS - Process Safety Metrics Guide for Leading an Lagging Indicators - version 4.1

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This Guide is for those working in the process industries who wish to prevent major process safety events using indicators for evaluating trends within their process safety systems.
Measuring and monitoring trends and improving identified weaknesses in these systems will help reduce process safety risks, reducing incidents/accidents that can cause injuries and fatalities, harm the environment, damage Company assets and property, interrupt businesses, and adversely affect the Company's reputation. The range of industries that may benefit from this Guide extends well beyond the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil & gas (including terminals, pipelines, storage, and distribution facilities), petrochemicals, chemicals, pharmaceuticals etc.
This edition includes the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) for threshold release categorization. The GHS hazard classifications were selected to reflect the analogous U.S. DOT version of the United Nations Dangerous Goods (UNDG) hazard classifications that are used in both the earlier and 2021 - 2022 editions.

This report is part of an assignment from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment ( SZW (Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid)) to analyze incidents investigated by the Dutch Labor Inspectorate. RIVM examines the similarities and differences between these incidents. The results can be used for inspection and enforcement strategies. Companies can use the insights to improve their safety policies.


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