The responsibility to protect workers and the environment from hazardous chemicals requires a thorough knowledge of the latest OSHA and EPA regulatory requirements. Join this 3-day boot camp for an up-to-date look at the OSHA PSM Regulation 29CFR 1910.119 and the EPA Prevention Program process safety regulatory requirements. Participants will leave with the knowledge needed to effectively implement, evaluate, and audit an OSHA or EPA process safety management program in their organization.


Combining lecture on techniques with interactive case studies, participants will gain the ability to:

  • Explain the regulatory obligations under OSHA PSM standard 29CFR 1910.119
  • Organize the instilment of PSM regulatory requirements in your workplace
  • Apply recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices (RGAGEP) to a compliant PSM program
  • Restate OSHA's 14 key PSM elements
  • Compare the CCPS 20-element approach to OSHA's 14-element
  • Discuss how to employ PSM tools and how-to's

Certificates of Completion will be issued awarding 2.3 Continuing Education Units (equal to 23 Professional Development Hours).

New and experienced front-line engineers responsible for design, maintenance, manufacturing or supervision as well as managers and engineers involved in regulatory compliance. It also will be of value to Auditors of regulatory and/or company policy compliance, Insurance Inspectors, Compliance Program Managers, Plant Managers, Department Managers, and Corporate Process Safety Support Staff.

Don Abrahamson has over 40 years of experience in operations and engineering, specifically relating to process safety management, operations management, process safety engineering, technical management, quality assurance management, process development and research. He recently retired from Celanese as the Global Process Safety Manager. He also worked for Occidental Chemical for over 32 years. He has conducted PHAs, Audits, Incident Investigations and /or Training on three continents: Americas, Europe and Asia.

David Hill has over 30 years of industrial experience. His careers range from Corporate Principal Risk Engineer for Occidental Chemical, Property Insurance Loss Prevention Specialist for Factory Mutual Global and Chief Engineer Officer for international cargo ship companies. His work experiences have taken him to over 85 countries. While working for Occidental Chemical for nearly 20 years, his responsibilities included developing, implementing, and applying process safety programs relating to mechanical integrity, hazard and consequence analysis, fire protection systems, capital project oversight, property insurance risk assessment, incident investigation, audits, assessments, and training.

$1,620 per person for AIChE members and $1,920 per person for non-members

To receive the discounted price, proof of membership is required. Once you have registered with AIChE, you will receive an automatic receipt with your 12-digit member ID. This number is needed to finalize your discounted registration.

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