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About Bill Bridges

William G. (Bill) Bridges is President of the Process Improvement Institute (PII). He has over 30 years of experience, including more than 20 in senior management and senior PSM advisory roles. Bill is considered one of the leading authorities on process safety engineering, risk management, and human error prevention.

There’s Still Time to Sign Up! Join us in the Wine Country this December for Four Invaluable Process Safety Training Courses!

There's still time for you to join us in Napa, California this December for four invaluable process safety training courses, include Human Error Prevention (12/2-12/3), Incident Investigation/Root Cause Analysis Leadership (12/4-12/6), Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA; 12/9-12/10), and Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS; 12/11-12/12). It's a great time of the year to be in the Northern [...]

By |2019-11-14T02:19:12-07:00November 14th, 2019|Human Error, LOPA, Process Safety, Root Cause, SIS, Training|0 Comments

Last Chance for Process Safety Training in the U.S. in 2019!

The year's flying by with little more than two months remaining! Last chance to sign up for process safety training classes in Charlotte in November and Napa in December! In Charlotte during November, we have training on Process Safety Management, PHA Revalidation, and PHA/HAZOP Leadership. Napa courses in December include Human Error Prevention, Incident Investigation/Root [...]

The Uses and Users of PHA/HAZOP Results

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled The Uses and Users of PHA/HAZOP Results, co-written by Jeff Thomas and Paul Casarez, PII Principal Engineers and Instructors, and William G. Bridges, PII President and Instructor, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety in Orlando, Florida. [...]

By |2018-04-06T14:12:59-07:00April 6th, 2018|HAZOP, IPLs, LOPA, PHA, SIS|0 Comments

Building Competency in Internal PHA /HAZOP Leaders – Lessons Learned in 40 years of Doing So

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled Building Competency in Internal PHA /HAZOP Leaders - Lessons Learned in 40 years of Doing So, written by William G. Bridges, PII President & Instructor, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety in Orlando, Florida. http://www.process-improvement-institute.com/_downloads/Building_Competencies_in_Internal_PHA-HAZOP_Leaders_-_Final.pdf From [...]

Best Practices for PHA Revalidations

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled Best Practices for PHA Revalidations, co-written by Revonda P. Tew - PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, Matias A. Massello - PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and William G. Bridges, PII President & Instructor, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress [...]

By |2018-03-30T05:52:40-07:00March 30th, 2018|Free Resources, PHA, Process Safety, PSM|0 Comments

LOPA: Performed When and by Whom

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled LOPA: Performed When and by Whom, co-written by Arthur M. Dowell, III, P.E. - PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and William G. Bridges, PII President, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety in Orlando, Florida. http://www.process-improvement-institute.com/_downloads/LOPA_Performed_when_and_by_whom_-_FINAL.pdf From [...]

By |2018-03-27T07:17:10-07:00March 27th, 2018|Free Resources, LOPA|0 Comments

The Art of PHA Scribing: The Invisible Role

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled The Art of PHA Scribing: The Invisible Role, co-written by Matías A. Massello, PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and William G. Bridges, PII President, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety in Orlando, Florida. http://www.process-improvement-institute.com/_downloads/The_Art_of_PHA_Scribing_-_Rev_1.pdf From the [...]

By |2018-03-22T12:48:30-07:00March 22nd, 2018|Free Resources, GCPS, PHA, Process Hazards Analysis|0 Comments

Four Major Gaps That Are Preventing Most Companies Worldwide from Achieving Excellent Process Safety Performance

For your immediate review, please download the latest free resource paper from PII, titled Four Major Gaps That Are Preventing Most Companies Worldwide from Achieving Excellent Process Safety Performance, co-written by Jeff Thomas, PII Principal Engineer & Instructor, and William G. Bridges, PII President, and being presented at the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety [...]

By |2018-03-22T11:17:47-07:00March 20th, 2018|Free Resources, GCPS, PSM|0 Comments

Come See Us at the 13th Global Congress on Process Safety in San Antonio!

Come by and see us at the AIChE 13th Global Congress on Process Safety in San Antonio, Texas March 26th thru 29th, 2017! We'll be presenting papers and speaking on multiple topics at the conference, and will also have a booth set up in the exhibit hall, so come by and sell hello, and let's [...]

By |2017-03-27T13:02:14-07:00March 25th, 2017|Events, PSM|0 Comments

Keys to Avoid Making A Dog’s Breakfast Out of Your MOC System

In an invaluable addition to the Process Improvement Institute compendium of Free Resources, PII colleagues Revonda Tew and Tim Waugh present an important paper that discusses how to ensure the Management of Change system addresses a change’s effect on implementation of other process safety management systems and discusses common MOC workflow weaknesses that can undermine [...]

By |2017-02-19T13:08:52-07:00January 6th, 2017|MOC|0 Comments