exida Recorded Webinars

Functional Safety Management Planning Part 1: Setting the Structure

Recording Date: May 2017

This is the first in a series of three webinars on Functional Safety Management Planning. Part 1 will discuss some of the issues experienced when implementing a functional safety management project without proper planning, review the requirements for a plan, and suggest one approach for plan development. This session will focus on the contents of the policy level master plan document and identification of procedures, work instructions, forms and records that comprise the Functional Safety Management Plan.

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About the Presenter:

Denise Chastain Knight, P.E., CFSE, CCPSC

Denise Chastain Knight Denise Chastain Knight P.E., CFSE, CCPSC has 31 years’ experience in engineering design, process improvements, process risk analysis and safety instrumented system implementation.  Her recent responsibilities included coordination of risk management, process safety management, combustible dust and functional safety programs for a global consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management firm. She has been technical lead for IEC 615811 compliance projects in the oil& gas, chemical and power industries for clients in multiple countries.  Denise holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and is an inductee of the Council of Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni. She was voted Georgia’s Young Engineer of the Year in 1994, past chair of the NCEES PE Chemical Engineering Exam Development Committee, chaired the AIChE Body of Knowledge Development Team, and an AIChE Fellow. Denise represents exida on the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Technical Steering Committee.