Recent Blog Posts

RAGAGEP Historical Variants and the Importance of IIAR Standards (Title Page)

August 16th, 2022

Uriah Donaldson, OHST, presented a technical paper at the 2019 RETA National Conference and 2021 IIAR National Conference titled RAGAGEP: Historical Variants and the Importance of IIAR Standards. The blog series RAGAGEP: Historical Variants and the Importance of IIAR Standards is available in the following links. Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Defining RAGAGEP and Historical Perspectives Part […]

Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? | Part 1: Introduction

August 16th, 2022

Eli Macha presented a technical paper at the 2021 RETA National Conference titled IIAR 6: Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? This blog series includes excerpts from his technical paper. One of the most common questions posed to process safety consultants is, “Do I need to hire a contractor?” This [blog series] […]

Management of Change & Pre-Startup Safety Review (Title Page)

August 12th, 2022

Chad Collin wrote a series on the topic of MOC’s and PSSR’s. The blog series entitled Management of Change & Pre-Startup Safety Review is available in the following links: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3  

Compliance Audit (Title Page)

August 12th, 2022

Eli Macha wrote a series on the topic of Compliance Audits. The blog series entitled Compliance Audit is available in the following links: Part 1: Compliance Audit Overview Part 2: Compliance Audit Team & Sessions Part 3: Compliance Audit Documentation Part 4: Auditing Elements: Process Safety Information Part 5: Auditing Elements: PHA, Compliance Audit, & Employee Participation Part 6: Auditing Elements: Operating Procedures […]

P&IDs (Title Page)

August 12th, 2022

Peter Thomas, P.E. wrote a series on the topic of piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs). The blog series P&IDs is available in the following links: Part 1: Introduction to P&IDs Part 2: P&IDs and SOPs Part 3: P&IDs and PHAs Part 4: P&IDs and Emergencies Part 5: P&IDs and Training Part 6: P&IDs and MOCs