June 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CEST
About The Webinar
Gas explosions are unfortunately still common in the process industry and can lead to injuries, fatalities, property damage, business interruption, and environmental pollution. In fact, gas explosions are the biggest contributor to losses in the hydrocarbon industry. Therefore, it is of paramount importance to reduce the risks when handling flammable gases and vapors.
In this session, Dr. Kees Van Wingerden explained how to identify, respond to, control, and eliminate gas explosion hazards in your own plant.
About The Speaker
Dr. Kees Van Wingerden
Chief Technical Officer of Gexcon AS
Dr. Kees holds a Ph.D. from the University of Bergen, Norway, and MSc from the Delft University of Netherlands. He has 43 years of experience related to gas and dust explosions. He has also been involved in numerous accident investigations. He is heavily involved in standardization work and has written numerous articles on explosion safety. At the 16th International Loss Prevention Symposium 2019, Dr. Kees received an award for outstanding contribution to the advancement of process safety from the European Process Safety Centre (EPSC).