The chemicals and processes involved in plant operations often can pose significant hazards. In this webinar, industry experts discussed how to successfully avoid or minimize such risks including:
- - The positive impact thorough testing and analysis has on effectively managing explosion risks
- - Storage tank classifications
- - Common vessel tank failure problems and how to avoid them
- - Process safety methodologies including hazard analysis and quantitative risk assessments
Ashok Dastidar, Ph.d.,MBA
Vice President, Dust & Flammability Testing and Consulting Services
Dr. Ashok Ghose Dastidar specializes in Chemical Process Hazards Analysis, Flammable Dusts, Liquids & Vapors Explosion and Combustion Hazards Analysis and Testing and Electrostatic Hazards Analysis. He has extensive technical experience performing tests and analyzing data.
Roy E. Sanders
Roy E. Sanders, Chemical Engineer – is a free-lance process safety consultant. He recently retired from PPG Industries in Lake Charles, LA. Roy worked for PPG for 42 years and specialized in Process Safety fundamentals since 1974.
Roy has authored over 16 published practical articles. Many of his articles were first presented at AIChE and Texas A&M Process Safety Symposia. His third book Chemical Process Safety: Learning from Case Histories (2005) continues to sell.
He has taught brief Process Safety Courses all over the U.S. and Canada. Recently he taught in Mumbai, India, Manama, Bahrain and Amsterdam.
During his retirement Roy enjoys his family, grand-children, traveling, teaching, gardening, photography, and alligator hunting.
Daniel Willis is Fike’s National Sales Manager for Industrial Protection Products. He is responsible for sales and business development for all pressure relief and explosion protection products within the U.S. market.
Daniel has over 30 years experience in the overpressure protection industry, including nearly 11 years as a sales manager for Fike Corporation. During that time, Fike has become a leader in both the rupture disc and explosion protection industries. Daniel has tremendous knowledge of the markets we serve, the changing codes and regulations, and the promotion of Fike’s representative and distribution networks. Daniel was recently promoted to his duties as National Sales Manager.
Fike is a globally recognized supplier of products and services that protect people and critical assets from dangers such as fire, explosion and over-pressurization. With over 65 years of experience and a team of engineers, application specialists and combustion researchers, Fike understands the complexities of plant processes, relevant code compliance and continued operation. The culmination of this expertise is Fike's complete line of explosion protection products - technology designed to help you achieve your safety goals and keep you in compliance with the quickly changing explosion protection codes, standards and regulations.
Fauske & Associates, LLC
Fauske & Associates, LLC is the world leader in nuclear and chemical process safety. Celebrating 30+ years as a one-stop process safety shop, we specialize in dust explosivity, flammability and thermal hazards testing and consulting.