Safety & Loss Prevention Special Interest Group
Safety at the heart of the process

Events 2011

Date: 23 February 2011
Ends: 23 February 2011
Location: England
Description: A one day event by the S&LP Subject Group organised in conjunction with HSE to promote understanding of the role KPIs can make in improving performance. The morning session will include presentations, with the afternoon given over to a series of workshops where participants will be able to discuss challenges with a panel of experts. Participants will be invited to send in questions ahead of time to facilitate structured discussion.
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Date: 24 February 2011
Ends: 24 February 2011
Location: England
Description: A Prestige Lecture organised by the Teesside Section of the Institute of Measurement and Control, and delivered by Colin Howard.
Date: 04 April 2011
Ends: 08 April 2011
Location: England
Description: To review recent experimental and theoretical research, with particular emphasis on information relating to the explosion development in obstacle-congested volumes and process vessels on confined and partially confined configurations
Date: 07 April 2011
Ends: 07 April 2011
Location: England
Description: Seldom do accidental large-scale explosions provide sufficiently accurate forensic data to enable unambiguous conclusions as to the blast mechanism. However the enormous explosion at the UK Buncefield fuel storage depot on 11 December 2005 seems to be an exception. In this seminar Professor Jim Venart will briefly review our past work on this accident and propose an alternative failure mechanism

The event will take place from 4:30 – 5:30 pm an be followed by a drinks reception
Date: 13 April 2011
Ends: 13 April 2011
Location: England
Description: The Safety and Loss Prevention Subject Group is holding its Annual General Meeting during the Hazards XXII Conference in Liverpool over the conference lunch break.
Date: 28 June 2011
Ends: 01 July 2011
Location: England
Description: This highly popular course provides an extensive and authoritative account of the requirements for functional safety.

Attend this course to gain an understanding of how to interpret and apply IEC 61508 understand the technical, management, assessment and competence issues establish the associated safety regulatory implications, and changes to the new edition of the standard.
Date: 29 June 2011
Ends: 01 July 2011
Location: England
Description: The course deals with the commissioning and start up of process plants both large and small. It covers many different aspects including the planning and managerial aspects of major plants, the start up of small plants with an emphasis on the technical problems and also dealing with the documentation associated with commissioning.
Date: 07 July 2011
Ends: 07 July 2011
Location: England
Description: The conference will explore what is meant by a high reliability organisation (HRO) for integrity management for power and steam generation, and distribution network utilities. This is about much more than just having high reliability equipment.
Date: 13 September 2011
Ends: 13 September 2011
Location: England
Description: This conference will address the practical application of process safety performance indicators focusing on the expectations, what to measure, how to measure and what to do with the findings.
Date: 20 September 2011
Ends: 22 September 2011
Location: England
Description: The conference will consist of one day of workshops followed by two days for the main conference featuring keynote presentations and papers presented in parallel sessions.
Date: 29 September 2011
Description: IChemE's Process Management & Control Subject Group delivered an online presentation by Bob Weiss, Honeywell Process Solutions. Members of the Process Management & Control Subject Group can visit the webinar archive in the resources area of the group's website, to replay a recording and view the slides.
Date: 11 October 2011
Ends: 11 October 2011
Location: England
Description: One day event, jointly organised by IChemE's Environment and Safety & Loss Prevention Subject Groups.
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Date: 19 October 2011
Location: England
Description: A presentation given by Martin H Goose CEng FIChemE, Institution of Chemical Engineers, "ChemEnvoy", highlighting the published experiences of one senior manager during the investigation of a double fatality at an explosives manufacturing plant in the UK.
Date: 25 October 2011
Ends: 25 October 2011
Location: England
Description: An overview of the changes in the new edition of this important standard
Date: 24 November 2011
Description: The webinar will appeal to plant managers and operators; design engineers and consultants, project managers and procurement managers. Those attending can expect to gain insight into the latest characterisation techniques and how to apply the results when addressing plant issues and new equipment design as well as learn how to apply best practice when handling bulk solids. Members of the Food & Drink Special Interest Group can replay a recording of this webinar free of charge, and view the slides. Visit the Resources area and log in with your membership number and PIN / password to access the webinar archive.
Date: 06 December 2011
Ends: 07 December 2011
Location: England
Description: This 2-day event aims to promote and disseminate good practice in the application of human factors in major hazard industries.
Date: 06 December 2011
Location: England
Description: A safety and loss prevention meeting will be held at The Castle Inn, Cambridge on 6 December 2011. Three talks will be given as follows:

- Ageing assets: assessing viability of asset life extension, Laza Krstin of ABB

- Management of ageing in the nuclear and other industries, Dr Carol Johnston of TWI Ltd

- Safety culture in the nuclear industry, Bob Skelton of Cambridge University

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