What is Process Safety Management?

Process Safety Management

2 min read Process Safety Management (PSM) is an analytical tool used to prevent the release of highly hazardous chemicals (HHCs) and improve safety in the workplace. As defined by OSHA and the EPA, HHCs are chemicals that can pose physical or health hazards to workers or the surrounding community. These chemicals are usually toxic, reactive, flammable, and/or explosive. Any company that uses, stores, manufactures, or handles, or moves HHCs will need to follow the PSM requirements as …

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