News Release

REF NO.: 23

SUBJECT: PSA: Public lecture about engineering's role in process safety management

DATE: December 11, 2017

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University will host a public lecture about engineering’s role in process safety management.

Dan Harris, refinery manager, North Atlantic Refinery Limited, will share his knowledge of process safety management and its connection to the “Swiss cheese” analogy. He will discuss the concept of building safety into a project to reduce the likelihood of incidents and their consequences — a concept known as inherently safer design.

This Speaking of Engineering lecture series, hosted by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador, will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Engineering building’s Fortis Angus Bruneau Lecture Theatre, room EN-2006, on Memorial’s St. John’s campus.

Admission is free. Free parking is available in lot 22. All are welcome.

Reception to follow.

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