December, 2017

201723DecAll Day18th. Element PSM: MEASUREMENT & METRICSLessons:Performance IndicatorsLanguage:EN Origin: César Puma Document Type:Post


“What is easy to measure does not work … If we torture the date appropriately … this will tell us what we want to know”.

Identifying and using relevant process safety metrics over the life of a process is one of four elements in the RBPS pillar of learning from experience. This poster describes a process for establishing and maintaining process safety leading indicators (metrics) to aid the near-real-time monitoring of RBPS management system effectiveness and provide input to continuous improvement. Too describes the key principies and essential features of a management system for this element; and lists work activities that support these essential features and presents a range of approaches that might be appropriate for each work activity, depending on perceived risk, resources, and organizational culture.