HESS

Resources

Monthly Regulatory Updates (Members Only)

CI publishes regulatory updates every month for members highlighting news affecting the chlor-alkali industry, including proposed rules, open comment periods, interpretations on existing rules, voluntary programs, newly published resources, training opportunities, and agency directives.  The updates focus on news from the:

Members may elect to receive this update via email by clicking “Members Only” and opting into the HESS Distribution (Regulatory Updates, Safety Alerts, Information Bulletins).

Current and Previous Year Monthly Regulatory Updates

 

CI Safety Alerts (Members Only)

Safety alerts are 1-2 page, members-only documents that highlight lessons learned from incidents. If you are a member with an incident to share, use this form to describe your incident and provide any pictures. 

 

CI Safety Alert – Chlorine Exposure to Maintenance Personnel  

CI Safety Alert – Trailer Landing Gear Failure

CI Safety Alert – Power Loss

CI Safety Alert - Pressurized Transfer Piping Failure

CI Safety Alert - Chlorine Release, Seal Water Cutoff

CI Safety Alert - Accidental Mixing

 

 

 

 

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Information Bulletins (Members Only)

Information Bulletins are short, focused documents that address pressing issues affecting the chlor-alkali industry, such as major regulatory rule changes, regulatory enforcement changes, and/or standards updates.

Information Bulletin - PSM Enforcement

Information Bulletin - Eye and Face Protection

Information Bulletin - Drench Units

Information Bulletin - RMP Enforcement

 

Pamphlets, Videos and Wall Charts

Pamphlets are 10-100+ page guidance documents that detail chemical properties, safe handling, use, and transport.  There are over fifty titles available in our bookstore and all safety pamphlets are free to download.  CI also publishes videos and wall charts summarizing best practices found in the pamphlets, which may be freely streamed or downloaded from the bookstore.

 

Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Process Safety Beacons (Members Only)

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) publishes monthly process safety beacons.  These one-page documents highlight hazards and incidents at facilities and laboratories.  The most recent are posted here; anyone can access past issues on the AIChE website.

Process Safety Beacon – What If Your Agitator Fails?Spanish | French

Process Safety Beacon – Can Overcooling A Reactor Cause A Runaway Reaction?Spanish | French

Process Safety Beacon – Scope of Work in Work Permits | Spanish | French

Process Safety Beacon – Aging Equipment | Spanish | French

Process Safety Beacon    Sense of Vulnerability | Spanish | French

 

Other Resources (Members Only)

Occasionally, there are additional resources that are of interest and do not fall into the categories above.

Incident Investigation Guidance

DHS Compliance Inspection Templates and Member Learnings

CI Security Guidance

Industry Guidance