Executive Summary

Process safety contributes to reliability as reliability contributes to process safety. For 20 years SABIC has been a world leader in process safety. The institution of your SHEM program has been a great success and has reduced the number of incidents dramatically. Under the SHEM program SABIC has integrated Process Safety, Environment, Health, Occupational Safety, and Emergency Preparedness & Response and security into a unified program of systems and standards. The breakdown prompted the person to go into harm’s way. So lack of reliability can be a cause of death and injuries. If mechanical integrity is managed this cause disappears. Reliable equipment removes this cause, one of the common causes of accidents. Also, Hazards are eliminated or mitigated in the planning