The first Process Safety Management (PSM) conference was held on November 5, 2018 titled “Enabling Egypt’s process safety journey.”, under the auspices of the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, with the aim of empowering a broader group of the industry’s leaders to drive continuous improvement in the sector’s process safety.
The workshop’s keynote speakers included:
- Deb Grubbe, owner and President of Operations and Safety Solutions LLC.
- Ken Rivers, President of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and Chairman of UK’s Control of Major Hazards (COMAH) Strategic Forum
- Jason Clement, Director of Process Safety Management at Methanex Corporation.
The conference sessions introduced the basics of PSM, its different models, its importance, key success factors and the different process safety risks and their mitigations, in addition to the role of leadership in PSM, the challenges they face and principles of good PSM governance. The sessions also included the recent PSM efforts and journey of Methanex Corporation.