The recommendations of the CSB's incident investigations and the CCPS process safety literature indicate that a vast number of chemical incidents are a result of poor implementation of Process Safety Management (PSM), and in part also due to issues with the operator's MOC process. Impending requirements such as the CAL OSHA proposed GISO §5189.1 are likely to have the largest regulatory impact since OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119, Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals first enacted in 1992.
Regulations do not specify in enough detail how an MOC process should be done, and there are many variations of MOC workflows. These variations are not only across companies, but also across facilities of the same company.
Organizations not only need to keep pace with regulatory changes such as these, but their MOC processes also need to cultivate learning and continuous improvement. Companies need their MOC processes to include the proper steps and activities and they want these activities performed the right way by the right people every time to ensure safe, reliable changes. They want to maximize learning and avoid repeat issues.
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What you will learn
- How to develop a Step-by-step recommended benchmark MOC process
- How to effectively implement an enterprise MOC solution
- How to ensure good employee engagement throughout the implementation and become a learning organization