Asset-performance management helps US refiners comply with Baker Report

To be successful, refiners must be profitable while maintaining safety performance that is more than just acceptable.This article shows how a top-down approach to managing the performance and reliability of assets can help refiners effectively respond to the findings and recommendations of the Baker Report.Baker ReportNorms in the industrial world have evolved to the point that workplace injuries are unacceptable, and companies have learned that better safety leads to greater efficiency and production.Manufacturers have also learned that emphasis on process safety will lead to better personal safety but the reverse is not necessarily true. Yet many companies still struggle to achieve the ...

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