Chemical Reactivity Hazards

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  • OSHA Training. Provides links to training and education resources as well as courses provided by the OSHA Training Institute in occupational safety and health for federal and state compliance officers, state consultants, other federal agency personnel, and the private sector.
  • Construction Industry Outreach Training Program. OSHA.
  • Education and Training. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Lists several courses on plant design, operations, and process safety.
  • Education. Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center. Offers a variety of process safety courses, which are also offered on-site and can be tailored to specific needs. Courses include reactive hazards identification, experimental and theoretical assessment methods, and hazards management.
Other Resources


  • Process Safety Incident Database (PSID). American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS). Provides participants access to the database and giving each the benefit of the collected experiences. The CCPS facilitated the development of the PSID to collect and share incident information and experiences.
  • Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS). American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Brings together manufacturers, insurers, government, academia, and expert consultants to lead the way in improving manufacturing process safety. Conferences, courses, and publications on process safety are available.
  • Committee E27 on Hazard Potential of Chemicals. American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). Develops test methods and standards related to the potential of chemicals to produce hazards such as ignition and energy release.
  • Design Institute for Emergency Relief Systems (DIERS). American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Works to reduce the frequency, severity and consequences of pressure producing accidents, and to develop new techniques which will improve the design of emergency relief systems. This user group consists of 160 companies.
  • U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB). An independent federal agency established to promote the prevention of major chemical accidents at fixed facilities. It produces accident and hazard investigation reports, conducts research, and advises industry, labor, and government.