Claire Linford

Claire Linford is a Senior Specialist at aeSolutions in Michigan. She has over 10 years of experience in engineering and process safety for the pharmaceutical, automotive, petrochemical, specialty chemical, and pulp and paper industries. Claire has an M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan and is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Michigan.

Posts by Claire Linford:

May 25, 2018

RMP Reconsideration Rule Issued by the EPA

On Thursday, May 17, 2018, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a proposed rule requesting comment on proposed changes to the final RMP Amendments (40 CFR Part 68) which have a delayed effective date of February 2019. The proposed rule would rescind several of the amendments proposed in January 2017. The RMP Reconsideration Rule proposes the […]

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April 4, 2016

Upcoming HazCom Deadline and its Impact on RMP and PSM Compliance

In March 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) revised the Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200, to align it with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), Revision 3. The revision to the HazCom Standard built on the existing standard, by requiring chemical manufacturers and importers […]

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February 19, 2016

Independent Protection Layers…Will they work when needed?

Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) has become an important tool used in industry, often in conjunction with a Process Hazard Analysis (PHA). It is used to evaluate high severity or high risk consequences with additional rigor of review to assess that safeguards and systems are adequately in place to meet the company’s risk tolerance requirements. […]

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