Security risk assessment and management in chemical plants: Challenges and new trends

N. Khakzad, Imee Su Martinez, Hyuk-Myun Kwon, Constantine Stewart , Rohan Perera, Genserik Reniers

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he present study is to point out the outcomes of the Sem-inar on the Chemical Weapon Convention and Chemical Safety and Security Management for Member States in the Asia Region held by Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in Doha, Qatar, in February 2017. The seminar was aimed at supporting chemical safety and secu-rity (CSS) management in the chemical industry in Asian countries. Overall goal was to sensitize States Parties to the new approaches that can be adopted in relation to CSS management, with a particular focus on providing assis-tance to small and medium-sized enterprises. This article reflects the observations made by keynote speakers via their interaction with participants from Asian State Parties dur-ing presentations’ questions & answers sessions and follow-ing workshops. The article is an attempt to highlight the challenges in security risk assessment and management of chemical facilities and discuss some new trends for further improvements.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-10
JournalProcess Safety Progress
Publication statusPublished - 2017


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