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Beyond PSM

The implementation of process safety management (PSM) has received significant attention in the last 25 years, with major incidents (e.g., Piper Alpha and Bhopal) giving rise to new rules and practices. But despite this attention, major catastrophic incidents have continued to occur. Retrospective views on these events have consistently shown organisational cultures that resulted in systems breakdown.