European Process Safety Centre (EPSC)

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History

1992, by European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE). Previously also referred to in French and German as Centre européen de sécurité des procédés -- Europäisches Zentrum für Anlagensicherheit. Registered in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Aims

Provide objective information on process safety matters; encourage development and use of best practice to prevent process incidents associated with processing and storing of hazardous materials and to mitigate the consequences of any such event; serve as an independent technical focus for process safety in Europe; advise on specific issues of general industry concern; provide a single source of technical and scientific background information in connection with European safety legislation.

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Activities

Commissions research work in process safety. Subcommittees (4): Major Accident Prevention Policies and Management Systems (including auditing); Safety Reports; Inspection; Land-Use Planning. Working party on incident and near-miss data. Contact groups (3): Fire Protection of Pressurized LPG Storage and Prevention of BLEVEs; Safety-Related Failure Frequencies; Mitigation of Gas Dispersion. Offers annual EPSC Award.

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Languages

English.

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 10 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

E3257

Last News Received

2019
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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