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Loss Prevention Bulletin 23 October 2015

The Loss Prevention Bulletin (LPB) is the leading source of case studies in process safety, with an archive of lessons learnt spanning over 40 years. First published by IChemE in 1974 in response to the disastrous explosion at Flixborough, LPB provides a way for the process industries to share information on accidents, with the intention that other organisations can learn the same process safety ...

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Subscribe to the Loss Prevention Bulletin for the latest process safety case studies 20 May 2014

The Loss Prevention Bulletin (LPB) is the leading source of process safety case studies.  It provides a way for the process industries to share information on accidents with the intention that other organisations can learn the same process safety lessons without repeating the same mistakes. ...

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Health & Safety Executive chair appointed IChemE president 21 May 2013

The chair of the UK Health and Safety Executive, Judith Hackitt CBE, has become the Institution of Chemical Engineers’ (IChemE) 73rd president. She became president at IChemE’s annual general meeting (AGM) on 20 May 2013, taking over from Russell Scott....

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HSE receives award for outstanding contribution to offshore process safety 26 April 2013

On April 25, the UK Health and Safety Executive received an award from the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) for its contribution to offshore process safety. IChemE’s Aberdeen members made the award in recognition of HSE Offshore Division’s dedicated implementation of an effective safety regime which has stood the test of time for more than 20 years.  ...

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Intertek highlights expertise in Process Safety Management at Hazards XXIII 08 November 2012

Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, will attend Hazards XXIII to highlight how their expertise in Process Safety Management can support Plant Safety Management and compliance programs. ...

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IChemE 23rd Hazards Symposium (Hazards XXIII), 12-15 November 2012, Southport, UK 07 November 2012

There are now just a few days left to register for Hazards XXIII, IChemE's flagship process safety conference and a must-attend event for those working in high hazard industries. The conference will examine the latest challenges facing the process industries, with a strong focus on safety culture and human factors. ...

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HSE Chair named president-elect of IChemE 17 November 2011

HSE is pleased to announce that its chair, Judith Hackitt, has been named as the president-elect of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) for 2013/14....

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IChemE process safety conference set for Malaysia 25 August 2011

This September, the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) will bring its established Hazards conference symposium to Malaysia for the first time. Hazards Asia Pacific takes place on 27-29 September at the InterContinental Kuala Lumpur Hotel and will feature an international line-up of speakers. Matt Stalker reports on a major Asia Pacific conference taking place later this year......

Hungary environment minister recognised by chemical engineers 27 July 2011

Zoltán Illés, Hungary’s state secretary of environmental protection, nature conservation and water management will be made an Honorary Fellow of IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers) at a ceremony in London, UK this September. Illés was first elected to parliament for the Budapest constituency in 1998. He has been responsible for several pioneering environmental and conservational projects in Hungary and played a key role in the clean-up of the red mud disaster in 2010....

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IChemE past president awarded OBE 27 June 2011

The past president of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Richard Darton has received an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in recognition of his services to engineering. Darton is professor of Engineering Science at Oxford University, UK and is the current president of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE). He is also an IChemE Fellow and member of Council....