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OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Compliance Directive (CPL) and Interpretations

Webinars - OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Compliance Directive (CPL) and Interpretations

By : Compliance Online

Date : 2012

Location : California / Palo Alto

Video 01h 14m
Description :

This webinar will help you understand the application and requirements of OSHA Process Safety Management and the topics that have been interpreted and reviewed in the compliance guidelines.

Keywords :

Process Safety Management, OSHA PSM, Compliance Directive, CPL, 29 CFR 1910.119

Associated industries : Healthcare Provision - Engineering - Health & Safety -
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OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Compliance Directive (CPL) and Interpretations

Product Type : On Demand Webinar

Author : Bill Greulich

Video 01h 14m

Languages : English

Federal OSHA has published a considerable body of published interpretations as well as compliance guidelines focused on assisting employers in meeting Process Safety Management (29 CFR 1910.119) requirements. 

This presentation will examine the basics of implementing Federal OSHA PSM requirements. In this session, we will review the applicability of PSM and survey priority topics of implementation. Key topics include review of OSHA formal letters of interpretation and how they affect owners and operators of covered processes. The course will also specifically examine the current OSHA PSM compliance directive (CPL-02-02-045) as well as the recent OSHA covered process National Emphasis Program (NEP) compliance directive (CPL-03-00-014).


Who Will Benefit:

This webinar will provide valuable assistance to:

  • Staff working with regulated quantities of highly hazardous materials (covered processes)
  • Engineers designing, installing and operating covered processes
  • EHS staff seeking increased familiarity with covered process compliance issues
  • Managers or Supervisors of covered processes


Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the module, participants should be able to:

  • Define a process and determine PSM applicability.
  • Understand in general terms the PSM regulation.
  • Gain familiarity with key PSM implementation topics such as mechanical integrity, standard operating procedures, process safety information, and process hazard analysis.




Bill Greulich, has worked for the past twenty years in engineering, safety and emergency management for both private and public sector organizations. He is a graduate of Northeastern University, Boston, MA with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and has a certificate in Hazardous Materials Management from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA), Society of Risk Analysis (SRA), and the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR).

Bill began his professional career in a defense industry material science laboratory. In this role he performed Department of Defense (DoD) witnessed testing to military specifications and supervised maintenance of chemical processing equipment.

Bill then joined the H. C. Starck industrial chemicals division of Bayer Corporation where he developed and implemented safe equipment and processes to produce conventional niobium-titanium superconductors and other specialty refractory electronic materials. He joined the Berkeley Bayer Biotechnology division in 1995 where he focused on safety engineering. After a 15 year career he left Bayer as Manager of Environment Health Safety and Security (EHS&S).

Bill then joined the City of Berkeley, California as Manager of the Office of Emergency Services, a division of the Berkeley Fire Department. There he was responsible for emergency program development and project implementation for this globally recognized City of more than 100,000 people. He also briefly managed the City’s Fire Prevention Division acting in the role of Fire Marshal.

In 2005, he started his own firm, Kensington Consulting. As principal consultant Bill now focuses on providing technically sound life and property protection expertise to his clients. His projects range from process safety and risk management program design and implementation for large organizations through detailed quantitative risk assessments for sophisticated chemical processing operations.

OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Compliance Directive (CPL) and Interpretations

Product Type : On Demand Webinar

Author : Bill Greulich

Video 01h 14m

Languages : English

Organizer : Compliance Online

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