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E-NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE - September 2010

Industry News

ABS Consulting Brings Training to You...At a Discount

Budgets are still tight and travel is limited. Why not bring the trainer to you? ABS Consulting offers options that can mean a discount for your organization while keeping your employees current on industry standards, best practices and regulatory issues.

Discount options available for private, onsite training include:

Learn about these and other training discounts on our website.

ABS Consulting Representatives to Discuss Process Safety Regulations and Improvements at 2010 International Symposium

Members of the ABS Consulting US Process Industries team will present during the 2010 Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center International Symposium October 26-28 in College Station, Texas.

Steve Arendt, Vice President, US Process Industries, will discuss Improving Process Safety Regulations – Industry Suggestions. Topics include compliance and enforcement strategies, ways to make requirements more economical without sacrificing safety and systematic ways to address RAGAGEP. His discussion is a follow-up to a panel discussion held during the Sixth Global Congress on Process Safety in March in San Antonio, Texas.

Arendt, San Burnett, Rick Curtis, Ken Hanchey and Dr. Herzl Marouni will present Practical Steps to Improve Process Safety Culture – Case Studies and Lessons from the Process Industry. In this session, the team will present examples results, lessons learned and remedies for typical culture weaknesses that led to persistent performance issues at 20 companies.

The event – Beyond Regulatory Compliance, Making Safety Second Nature – is presented by the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center. During the symposium, experts from around the world share the latest information on the hottest topics aimed at making the process industry safer.

Learn more about the event.

VISIT US!

AWEA North American Offshore Wind Conference and Exhibition

AWEA's North American Offshore Wind Conference and Exhibition
October 5-7, 2010
Atlantic City, NJ
Booth #413

FEATURED ABS CONSULTING TRAINING COURSES

Root Cause Analysis and Incident Investigation
October 18-20, 2010 - ABS Consulting - Arlington, VA

Learn state-of-the-art techniques that have been proven throughout industry for performing incident investigations and root cause analyses, and learn the real causes of human errors and examine error-likely situations.

RCRA Compliance Bootcamp
October 25-29, 2010 - ABS Consulting - Houston, TX

Get updated on the major RCRA regulations issues, including hazardous waste identification, recycling, and release reporting and see how to put this information into action. The course also satisfies the DOT training requirements for HAZMAT employees.

Upcoming Courses: September 2010 - October 2010

*Take two or more courses during the same week to SAVE! Combination options are highlighted. View the course calendar for a complete list of courses.

ENVIRONMENTAL

Certified ISO 9001 / OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor**
September 20-24 - Las Vegas, NV

SPCC Plans Made Easy
September 20-21 - Las Vegas, NV

Environmental Compliance Bootcamp
October 18-22 - Arlington, VA

Regulatory Inspection Planning
October 19-20 - Houston, TX

Underground and Aboveground Storage Tanks
October 19-20 - Las Vegas, NV

Managing Your Waste Contractors
October 21-22 - Las Vegas, NV

RCRA Compliance Bootcamp
October 25-29 - Houston, TX

 

PROCESS SAFETY

Hazard and Accident Analysis
September 20-23 - Knoxville, TN

Process Hazard Analysis Leader
October 4-8 - Knoxville, TN

Quantitative Analysis Techniques
October 18-22 - Knoxville, TN

Root Cause Analysis and Incident Investigation
October 18-20 - Arlington, VA

Human Error Prevention
October 21-22 - Arlington, VA

Management of Change
October 25-26 - Knoxville, TN

Revalidating Process Hazard Analyses
October 27-28 - Knoxville, TN

Advanced PHA Leader
October 29 - Knoxville, TN

 

SAFETY

Certified OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor**
September 21-24 - Las Vegas, NV

 

QUALITY

Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor**
September 20-23 - Las Vegas, NV

 

SECURITY

ISO 28000 Internal Auditor
October 18-20 - Houston, TX

ISO 28000 Lead Auditor**
October 18-21 - Houston, TX

 

MARINE

Fire and Life-Saving Aspects of Floating Offshore Installations**
September 20-21 - Houston, TX

Tanker Safety Officer**
September 20-21 - Houston, TX

ISO 9001, QMS - Lead Auditor**
September 20-23 - Las Vegas, NV

Maritime RCA and Incident Investigation
September 21-22 - Houston, TX

Environmental Officer**
September 22-23 - Houston, TX

Effective Implementation of an SMS: DPA Requirements**
September 27-28 - Houston, TX

ISM Code Internal Auditor
October 5-7 - Houston, TX

ISM Code Auditor Course for US Inland and Coastal Trade**
October 11-13 - Houston, TX

Statutory Regulations Primer - MARPOL and SOLAS**
October 12-13 - Houston, TX

Statutory Regulations Primer - Load Line and Tonnage**
October 14-15 - Houston, TX

We're sure you'll be satisfied with the content of our courses. If you're not, tell us why in a brief letter, and we will credit your investment toward another course.
**No training discounts apply.

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