Safety in Numbers

Article by Trish Kerin CEng FIChemE

THE field of process safety is constantly evolving. This goes right from the early 1800s – when Éleuthère Irénée du Pont recognised the importance of leadership commitment and had his managers and their families live at the gunpowder factory, thus ensuring they had a focus on safety – to modern-day technological developments in the design of instrumented protective systems.

Article by Trish Kerin CEng FIChemE

Director - IChemE Safety Centre

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