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The Institution of Chemical Engineers Safety Centre (ISC) celebrated a key milestone this month as it welcomed its 50th company member. The ISC is a not-for-profit multi-company industry consortium, focused on improving process safety. Worldwide leaders in fire protection engineering Jenson Hughes became part of the ISC in July 2023, joining other process industry partners in making a clear commitment to delivering best performance in process safety.
Adrian Pierorazio, Vice President, Industrial Process Safety for Jensen Hughes, said: “The ISC is the premiere thought leader in process safety. As an international consulting company focused on addressing the complexities of safety, we wanted to be able to work with like-minded organisations around the world to advance best practices that will help address the challenges of managing risk and create safer, more sustainable solutions. We believe in a future where there can be a time with no serious industrial incidents and look forward to partnering with the ISC to achieve this goal.”
Trish Kerin, Director of the IChemE Safety Centre, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Jensen Hughes as the 50th member of the ISC. Membership is a tangible sign that an organisation treats process safety as a major priority, helping to underpin trust and credibility, demonstrate care for employees and communities, and enhance corporate reputation with regulators, investors, insurers, business partners and the community.
“ISC membership provides diverse organisations with access to essential training resources, references and publications that have been developed to advance process safety worldwide, as well as a valuable opportunity to engage in ISC activities, seminars and workshops, which make an important contribution to global process safety knowledge.”
In a recent ISC survey, integrated energy company EnQuest explained why they became a member. Ross McCormack, EnQuest Process Safety Lead said: “I have found the ISC to be a supportive and informative resource for my organisation with a library of beneficial material available to help my organisation in our work which is continually growing. I have also witnessed first-hand a high degree of professionalism and timely in-person support where requested.”
There are three categories of ISC membership:
• Operating partner (producers and manufacturers)
• Industry partner (consultants, equipment manufacturers, etc )
• Supporting partner (regulators and academic institutions)
For more information about the advantages ISC membership brings across a wide range of areas, please contact [email protected].