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New U.S. Chemical Plant Safety Inspections - Is Your Company Prepared?

5:39 AM MDT | March 26, 2012 | Dorothy Shatter

In response to the tragic BP-Texas City refinery incident of 2005, OSHA initiated the Petroleum Refinery PSM National Emphasis Program (Refinery NEP) which resulted in lengthy and thorough inspections, followed by numerous citations and substantial penalties for many of the facilities. OSHA recently finalized a nation-wide follow-up program—the PSM Covered Chemical Facilities NEP (Chem NEP)—which applies to all other facilities that are subject to OSHA’s PSM Standard (29 CFR 1910.119), including facilities that manufacture explosives. There are...

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