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OSHA Process Safety Management at 20: Lessons Learned from 20 Years of Implementation

OSHA Process Safety Management at 20: Lessons Learned from 20 Years of Implementation
Product Code - EHAU03
Speaker(s): Steven C. Hawkins, CPEA, CPSA and Joseph Baker, CSP, CIH, CPEA, Environmental Resources Management Inc. (ERM)
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 OSHA’s Process Safety Management Regulation turned 20 years old on May 26, 2012. This 90-minute webinar will focus on the lessons learned over those 20 years of implementation, with an emphasis on the practical knowledge required to assure compliance with the rules and foster effective program implementation.

Specifically, the panelists, Steven Hawkins and Joseph Baker with Environmental Resources Management, will:

  • Discuss how OSHA’s interpretations and court decisions affected the regulatory intent of the rule
  • Explain OSHA’s rigorous expectations related to the National Emphasis Program
  • Discuss recognized and generally accepted good engineering practice key concepts necessary to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Examine common pitfalls that prohibit effective program implementation
  • Review emerging issues related to the PSM rule for the future

Register easily and securely to reserve your space now for Bloomberg BNA's upcoming EHS Webinar and get a $75 discount as a BNA subscriber! Or, call 800-372-1033, menu Option 6, submenu Option 1, and refer to the date and title of this conference. Lines are open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, excluding most federal holidays.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear a lively, dynamic presentation. Not only are EHS Webinars an excellent way for you to stay current, with Bloomberg BNA you also get:

  • Quality. Count on it. Nothing is canned.
  • Objectivity. Bloomberg BNA provides you with the best and most objective information. Unlike other companies, we don’t use our Webinars as a forum to sell outside solutions.
  • Affordability. EHS Webinars are inexpensive compared to the cost of travel to attend a conference. Plus, you may use a speakerphone and invite as many of your colleagues as you want to listen in—all for the price of a single registration.
  • Convenience. No airlines. No travel. No time out of the office.

In addition, you’ll receive:

  • Personal attention. Once you’ve registered, send your questions in advance to and they’ll be included in the program. You’ll also have a chance to ask your questions during the Webinar.
  • Follow-up materials. You need no materials upfront to follow along to our live conference. But BNA always issues a follow-up e-mail with contact information for our speakers as well as other materials related to the topic.
  • CLE credits will be available for this EHS Webinar.

Steven C. Hawkins, CPEA, CPSA and Joseph Baker, CSP, CIH, CPEA, Environmental Resources Management Inc. (ERM)

Steven C. Hawkins, CPEA, CPSA is a partner at Environmental Resources Management Inc. (ERM) where he serves as the Process Safety Management Regional Practice Director. Over the past 20 years, Steve has worked with a variety of clients to develop, implement, and audit process safety management (PSM) and risk management planning (RMP) programs. Steve has conducted over 150 PSM-related audits and is a Certified Process Safety Auditor as wells as a Certified Professional Environmental Auditor. Steve is based out of ERM’s Cincinnati, Ohio branch office.

Joseph Baker, CSP, CIH, CPEA is a senior consultant at Environmental Resources Management Inc. (ERM). Joe has more than 35 years of experience in the practice and management of occupational hygiene, safety, and occupational health. His experience includes 21 years at ERM conducting over 400 compliance audits (100 process safety management audits), developing PSM, risk management planning, and other technical health and safety management programs, assessing safety culture, and serving as a senior health and safety resource. He also has been a leader in ERM’s process safety management practice since 1988, with expertise in OSHA PSM, EPA RMP, and New Jersey’s Toxic Catastrophe Prevention Act requirements. Joe is based out of ERM’s Exton, Pa. branch office.