International Process Safety Collaboration Announced

The Institution of Chemical Engineers and Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station announced they have signed an agreement paving the way for a suite of new process safety products and services. Their leaders signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the committing them to collaborate on process safety education, CPD products, and strategic leadership and direction.

The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station is home to the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center. The signing took place during the American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2014 Spring Meeting in New Orleans, with IChemE Chief Executive David Brown and Sam Mannan, director of the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center, participating.

"This is good news for IChemE and good news for Texas A&M but, importantly, this is good news for chemical and process engineers with an interest in process safety," Mannan said.

"Texas A&M and IChemE are both recognized as international leaders in the provision of process safety products and services. This new agreement will help us to share information more freely and cooperate on a range of new projects," Brown agreed.

The collaboration's projects and priorities will be announced at IChemE's Hazards 24 conference taking place May 7-9 at Scotland's Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

IChemE is based in England and has approximately 38,000 members in 120 countries.

Product Showcase

  • Magellan X Pte Ltd

    Hesitate No More with SOL-X Connected Worker Health & Safety Solution

    According to the National Safety Council, work-related medically consulted injuries total 4.26 million in 2021 in USA alone. SOL-X solution prevents “human factors” safety issues by anticipating incidents and improving compliance workflows. Leverages digital technologies (IIoT, AI and analytics) to predict patterns from occurring and make informed decisions. Control Of Work - gets rid of tedious paperwork and experience digital workflows. Crew Protect - maximises safety and situational awareness with health trackers and situational indicators. Award-winning Intrinsically Safe SmartWatch – innovative features that enable near real-time visibility and connected well-being. Works well with major connectivity protocols like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Long-Range Bluetooth! 3

  • The MGC Simple Plus

    The MGC Simple Plus

    The MGC Simple Plus is a simple-to-use, portable multi-gas detector that runs continuously for three years without needing to be recharged or routinely calibrated after its initial charge and calibration during manufacturing. The detector reliably tests a worksite’s atmosphere for hydrogen sulfide, carbon monoxide, oxygen and combustible gases (LEL). Additionally, it is durable enough to withstand the harshest treatment and environments, which is why it has an IP 68 rating. The MGC Simple Plus is also compatible with a variety of accessories, such as Gas Clip Technologies’ new GCT External Pump. Visit gascliptech.com for more information. 3

Featured