Safety and Loss Prevention

Webinar: ISC Safety Lore #15: Dust Explosions

Webinar: ISC Safety Lore #15: Dust Explosions
  • Date From 27th October 2021
  • Date To 27th October 2021
  • Price Free of charge, open to all.
  • Location Online: 08:00 BST. Duration: 1 hour.


Dr Zsuzsanna Gyenes will discuss two cases studies that occurred in the past, stressing the key lessons on dust explosions. It also provides useful tips and recommendations as how to avoid future recurrence of such accidents.

The material presented in this webinar has not been peer-reviewed within IChemE. Any opinions are the presenters' own and do not necessarily represent those of IChemE or the Safety and Loss Prevention SIG. The information is given in good faith but without any liability on the part of IChemE.


Dr Zsuzsanna Gyenes, Deputy to the Director, IChemE Safety Centre (ISC)

Zsuzsanna is the Deputy to the Director of the IChemE Safety Centre (ISC) with extensive experience in training CEOs of high hazard industrial sites on Process Safety Leadership and Culture, implementing tools and overseeing Process Safety Management systems for industrial sites, reviewing safety reports, advising on risk reduction and performing on-site inspections.

She has developed guidance documents on Lead Process Safety Metrics, spoken at international conferences and runs technical symposiums worldwide. Zsuzsanna also prepares and delivers technical online training materials and webinars on Process Safety Management, Change Management and learnings from major incidents, hazard identification techniques, runaway reactions and facilitated the ISC interactive case studies with extensive worldwide participation.

After graduating with a Master's in Biochemical Engineering from the Technical University of Budapest, Zsuzsanna worked in disaster management for the Hungarian Government. She later moved into a role as a Seveso Site Inspector for Hungary, at this time she also obtained her PhD on the development of procedures and tools for the improvement of industrial safety against external effects.

Following her time as a Seveso Inspector, she was the Head of Section for Nuclear Safety in the National Directorate General for Disaster Management in Budapest. Her role before joining ISC was as a Scientific Technical Officer for the European Commission Joint Research Centre, where she worked to assist member states on learning from incidents and Seveso implementation, including land use planning policy.


08:00—09:00 BST.


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