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OSHA issues guidance documents on Process Safety Management Standard

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Washington – OSHA has released three guidance documents intended to help chemical facilities comply with the agency’s Process Safety Management Standard (1910.119).

The recommendations are aimed at:

“PSM is critically important to facilities that store highly hazardous chemicals,” OSHA stated in the April 3 edition of the agency’s “QuickTakes” newsletter. “Implementing the required safety programs helps prevent fires, explosions, large chemical spills, toxic gas releases, runaway chemical reactions, and other major incidents.”

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