March 29–30, 2023
Health and Safety Council – Pasadena Campus
5213 Center Street
Pasadena, TX 77505
(Capacity is limited in order to create the ideal peer-to-peer learning environment for attendees.)
Join safety and health leaders from across industry in the first Process Safety Management education and networking event designed for VPP sites and top-performing companies!
Learn from experienced PSM and VPP practitioners as they share both successes and pain points in implementing the 5 Core Elements in addition to an overview of OSHA’s VPP Supplement B PSM Standard that users have identified as their most challenging. Connect with safety and health leaders from across industry and share your own experiences and insight into PSM Application, focusing on:
- Mechanical Integrity
- Process Safety Information
- Contractor Management
- Process Hazard Analysis – Quantitative Methods
- Management of Change
VPPPA’s PSM Training Summit is all business: This one and a half day event is designed to maximize learning and networking for attendees while minimizing time away from the site. Attendees can expect a collaborative learning experience unlike any other, where sessions are driven by participants and real-world experiences in PSM Application are the focus. As an added bonus, all registered attendees are invited to attend the Health and Safety Council’s Annual Crawfish Boil immediately following the event!
March 29 – PSM Training Day 1
11:30am – 12:30pm – Advanced Mechanical Integrity Tools and Analysis at VPP Sites – Part 1 Program Review
Do you actually think that you have a good Mechanical Integrity program? This session will tell you what you might be missing.
Join Rob Walker, Senior Manager – PSM & Mechanical Integrity at Honeywell, as he digs into the nuances of process equipment evaluation, maintenance and inspections from the management and front line perspectives. Rob will lead attendees in an interactive discussion about the challenges of balancing quality checks and preventative maintenance with production scheduling to successfully maintain a safe work environment.
Speaker:[sg_popup id=”6065″ event=”click”]Rob Walker, Senior Manager PSM & Mechanical Integrity, Honeywell[/sg_popup]
- 12:30pm – 1:30pm – Lunch
1:30pm – 2:30pm – Streamlining Contractor Management at VPP PSM Facilities
What are VPP companies doing to advance Contractor Safety at their PSM Sites? Saving time and money on reviews and developing effective streamlined onboarding are just couple of the best practice industry professionals will be sharing in this session. You will hear experiences from resident contractors working on a PSM VPP sites and the safety professionals on effective tools.
Speakers:[sg_popup id=”6079″ event=”click”]Tim Belitz, CSP, HSE Director, Honeywell[/sg_popup]
Randy Patton, CSP, HASC, Health and Safety Council
- 2:30pm – 2:45pm – Networking Break
2:45pm – 3:45pm – VPP PHA Best Practices including Quantitative Methods – Part 1
Introduction to qualitative and quantitative Process Hazards Analysis techniques in a VPP environment.
Speaker:[sg_popup id=”6080″ event=”click”]Jared Teter, PhD, Senior Staff Scientist at Safety Management Services, Inc.[/sg_popup]
March 30 – PSM Training Day 2 & HASC Crawfish Boil
- 7:15am – 8:15am – Breakfast
8:15am – 9:15am – Management of Change That Works at VPP Sites
Management of Change—it’s been a key element of PSM and world-class EHS&S programs for years. Hundreds of consultants have written thousands of white papers and presentations explaining the process. But, how is MOC effectively executed on site? What are the best practices? How does a site measure its Maturity?
VPPPA’s PSM Best Practices Training Summit is designed to focus on the practical application of PSM elements, and none more so than MOC. Join Tekin Kunt (Director of EMEA), Madonna Breen (Process Improvement & Reliability Manager), and Daquynh Ngo (Training & Business Development Manager) with Process Safety Reliability Group (PSRG), industry leaders in PSM Consulting, as they guide attendees through best practices for Management of Change applied at VPP sites industry. PSRG will also share best practices on how to optimize a site’s Maturity Planning through MOC. Learn from fellow participants about the challenges faced in applying MOC principles in a real-world environment, and how sites overcome these challenges to create a safety culture that enables collaboration to effect change.
Tekin Kunt (Director of EMEA), Process Safety Reliability Group (PSRG)
Madonna Breen (Process Improvement & Reliability Manager), Process Safety Reliability Group (PSRG)
Daquynh Ngo (Training & Business Development Manager), Process Safety Reliability Group (PSRG)
- 9:15am – 9:30am – Networking Break
9:30am – 10:30am – Process Safety Information Successful Practices
This presentation will not only provide a brief refresher on what Process Safety Information (PSI) is, but it will acknowledge that there is so much other information beyond the narrow regulatory scope of PSI that is still essential to manage. It will then introduce successful practices involving various aspects of managing PSI. Metrics for evaluating the health of a PSI program will be shared.
Speaker:[sg_popup id=”6091″ event=”click”]Wayne Howard, Process Safety Engineer, Valero[/sg_popup]
- 10:30am – 10:45am – Networking Break
10:45am – 11:45am – VPP PHA Best Practices including Quantitative Methods – Part 2
Quantitative hazards analysis case studies and techniques.
Speaker:[sg_popup id=”6081″ event=”click”]Nathan Obaugh, PE, Senior Engineer, NuStar Energy[/sg_popup]
- 11:45am – 12:45pm – Lunch
12:45pm – 1:45pm – OSHA’s VPP-PSM Supplement B: History and More
This will be an interactive discussion about OSHA’s VPP-PSM Supplemental questions. Specific to Supplement B, we will cover why the Supplement exists, how it is used by OSHA, and what the future Supplement B may look like. Response analysis will be provided for some recent questions, and we will discuss what leading indicator information about your PSM programs is important to you and to your team.
Speaker:[sg_popup id=”6097″ event=”click”]Jacqueline Annis, Industrial Hygienist at Occupational Safety and Health Administration[/sg_popup]
- 1:45pm – 2:00pm – Networking Break
2:00pm – 3:00pm – Advanced Mechanical Integrity Tools and Analysis at VPP Sites – Part 2 Program Monitoring
Okay, so you do have a good Mechanical Integrity program. This session will tell you what you can do to make it G-R-R-R-R-EAT!
Join Prasad Joshi, Principal Maintenance Engineer at Honeywell, as he digs into the nuances of process equipment evaluation, maintenance and inspections from the management and front line perspectives. Prasad will lead attendees in an interactive discussion about the challenges of balancing quality checks and preventative maintenance with production scheduling to successfully maintain a safe work environment.
Speaker:[sg_popup id=”6054″ event=”click”]Prasad Joshi, Principle Maintenance Engineer, Honeywell[/sg_popup]
- 3:00pm – 5:00pm – HASC Crawfish Boil
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