Environment & Safety Gas Processing/LNG Maintenance & Reliability Petrochemicals Process Control Process Optimization Project Management Refining

Khan, A. J.

Contributing Editor, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Aamish J. Khan is an Operational Safety Consultant who has been supporting various renowned companies in the oil and gas, petrochemical and utilities sectors in their safety culture enhancement journeys for two decades. He has a multifaceted exposure to operations leadership, occupational safety, PSM, integrity assurance and audit, enabling him to identify, analyze and treat risk effectively throughout an asset’s lifecycle. He is now involved in co-authoring CCPS safe work practices guidelines with the objective of enhancing the sharing of lessons learned across global industry and softening the safety impact on workers’ lives. Khan is a graduate chemical engineer and holds an MS degree in enterprise risk management from Boston University.

Re-wire PSSR programs for sustainable results

Contributing Editor: Khan, A. J.

The 2008 Bayer CropScience pesticide waste tank explosion caused by a chemical runaway reaction at the facility in West Virginia (U.S.) resulted in two fatalities and eight injuries. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board concluded that although a pre-startup safety review (PSSR) was conducted, it was inadequate—operators and subject matter experts (SMEs) were not involved, and an eight-page checklist was filled with a complete disregard to their details and specifics.

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