Process Safety Management

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A management system that is focused on the prevention, preparedness, mitigation, response and resoration from a Major Accident Hazard. (AICE)

A term used to describe the parts of an organisation's management system intended to prevent major incidents arising out of the production, storage and handling of dangerous substances. (HSE)

In simple terms, process safety management is about how the industry manages risks associated with Major Accident Hazards.