Safety and Loss Prevention

Webinar archive

Replay recordings of webinars organised by the Safety & Loss Prevention Special Interest Group below. Note that recordings for webinars organised jointly with other IChemE member groups may be available from those member groups' web pages.

Note that material presented in these webinars may not have been peer-reviewed. Any opinions tend to be the presenters' own and do not necessarily represent those of IChemE or the Safety and Loss Prevention Special Interest Group. Information is given in good faith but without any liability on the part of IChemE.

The IChemE Safety Centre also has a range of webinar recordings available to view.


Steve Murphy, Head of Process Safety, Syngenta, Kirsty McCall, Process Discipline Lead, MWH Treatment, Peter Marsh, Director, XBP Refining Consultants Ltd (1 March 2023)
Risk in the Water Industry - Past Lessons & Identifying Hazards
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Annual Meeting (22 September 2022)
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Robin Turney, Safety and Loss Prevention Special Interest Group Committee, Steven Murphy, Head of Process Safety, Syngenta Group (21 June 2021)
There’s More to Risk Assessment than HAZOP
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Dr Thomas Lakey, Chemical Engineer, BP International, Dame Judith Hackitt, Past President, IChemE, David Edwards, IChemE Honorary Treasurer (elect), Trish Kerin, Director, IChemE Safety Centre, Ian Shot, Executive Chairman, Shott Trinova (8 June 2021)
Safer processes for a sustainable world
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Dr Andrew Keeley, Team Leader Melting Technology & Float Modelling, NSG - H2 use in glass furnace firing; Clare Dunkerley, Process Safety Consultant, Otto Simon - H2 use in glass furnace firing; Nikolaj Knudsen, Senior Product Line Director, Haldor Topsøe - Green NH3 as hydrogen carrier; Gianluca Carigi, Clean Energy Head Consultant, MES International - Safety Aspects of Alternatives for Hydrogen Transport and Storage (1 July 2021)
Hydrogen Series 4 - Industrial H2 and Liquid H2 /Organic Carriers
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James Walker, Hydrogen Development Manager, EMEC - Safety first: lessons from handling hydrogen in the maritime environment; Jerry Gibson, Operations Technician, EMEC - Safety first: lessons from handling hydrogen in the maritime environmentTomas Ryberg, Equinor - Clean energy carriers for maritime application – distribution and end use perspectives (23 June 2021)
Hydrogen - Marine and Shipping
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Michael Rantell, Process Safety Lead, Novartis (17 June 2021)
Lees Medal Award Presentation 
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Tommy Isaac, Principal Engineer, Progressive Energy & HyDeploy - The safety case for hydrogen distribution and use; Ian McCluskey, Head of Technical Services & Policy, IGEM - The Hydrogen Knowledge Centre, and developing policies for the network becoming hydrogen readyRichard Riley, Element Energy - The challenges of delivering hydrogen to support heavy duty vehicle decarbonisation (16 June 2021) 
Hydrogen - Transport Fuel and the Gas Network
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Mark Hailwood, LUBW - Systems thinking in a H2 economy; Geirmund Vislie, Vice President for Hydrogen Safety, Gexcon - H2 hazards knowledge and research; Kees van Wingerden, Chief Technical Officer, Gexcon - H2 hazards knowledge and researchOwen Quake, Safety & Operational Risk Lead, New Ventures, BP - Blue and green H2 production (10 June 2021)
Hydrogen - Systems Approach, Hazards & Production
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Kees Van Wingerden, Chief Technical Officer, Gexcon, Lee Phillips, Senior Technical Safety Engineer, Major Hazard Management at Shell, Linda Febvre, Hydrogen HSE Manager, Engie, Keith Warburton, Decarbonisation Development Manager, Wales & West Utilities (25 February 2021)
Panel Debate - Hydrogen Safety Challenges for the Energy Transition
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Dr David Richards, University of Hull - Using models for emergency planning; Dr Amita Tripathi, Fluidyn - Collecting data and modelling in real life emergencies; use in CFD (18 February 2021)
Digitalisation and Emergency Planning 
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Dr Zsuzsanna Gyenes, IChemE Safety Centre - Past incidents and learning; Andy Brazier, AB Risk - A human factors perspective (4 February 2021) 
Digitalisation and Understanding Hazards
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Andrew Rushton, IChemE Safety & Loss Prevention Special Interest Group (November 2020)
HAZARDS 30 Update on the work of the IChemE SLP SIG
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Trish Kerin, IChemE Safety Centre, Mark Hailwood, LUBW State Institute for the Environment Baden-Württemberg, Pat Swords, PM Group, Christopher Ross, Previously INEOS (1 July 2020)
Process Safety Considerations During COVID-19
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Ron Jarvis, Swiss Re, Andy Goddard, Talbot Underwriting (6 July 2017)
An Analysis of Common Causes of Major Losses in the Onshore Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Industries
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Ron Bell, Engineering Safety Consultants Ltd (11 January 2017)
How Safe is Safe Enough?
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Kevin Stevenson, Chevron, Australia (22 June 2016)
Care for People we'll Never Meet - Wheatstone LNG Safety in Design
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Jonathan Carter, Marsh Global Energy Risk Engineering, UK, Ron Jarvis, Swiss Re, UK (7 July 2015)     
Large Losses in the Hydrocarbon Industry – Analysis and Learning
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Jonathan Carter, Marsh, UK (3 July 2014)
The Major Losses in the Hydrocarbon Industry 
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