“Process Safety Management is the application of management principles and systems to the identification, understanding, and control of process hazards to prevent process-related injuries and incidents.”


Center for Chemical Process Safety, AIChE

PSM Elements

1.Management Leadership & Commitment

2.Employee Involvement Process Safety

3.Process Safety Information (PSI)

4.Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)

5.Operating Procedure (OP)

6.Management of Change (MOC)

7.Mechanical Integrity (MI)

8.Pre-Start Up Safety Review

9.Quality Assurance

10.Training & Performance

11.Contractor Management

12.Incident Investigation

13.Emergency Planning & Response (EPR)

14.Compliance Audit