OSHA issues guidance documents on Process Safety Management Standard
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.”