This book discusses the fundamental skills, techniques, and tools of auditing, and the characteristics of a good process safety management system. A variety of approaches are given so the reader can select the best methodology for a given audit. This book updates the original CCPS Auditing Guideline project since the implementation of OSHA PSM regulation, and is accompanied by a CD featuring checklists for both the audit program and the audit itself. This package offers a vital resource for process safety and process development personnel, as well as related professionals like insurers.
Keywords: OSHA PSM, workplace safety, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, process safety audits, risk-based audits, process safety knowledge, project safety reviews, management of change concerns, process equipment integrity, process risk management, incident investigation, human factors, training, emergency response planning