Why this Guideline?
Chapter 1 An Overview of Process Safety.
Chapter 2 The Merger and Acquisition Process.
Chapter 3 Screening Potential Candidates.
Chapter 4 The Due Diligence Phase.
Chapter 5 Developing the Integration Plan.
Chapter 6 Implementing the Integration Plan.
Chapter 7 M&A In The Future.
1 An Overview of Process Safety.
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1.1 Why this Guideline?
1.2 Understanding the basics.
1.3 Hazard versus Risk – Is there a Difference?
1.4 Good Injury Rate Does Not Equal Good Process Safety Performance.
1.5 Understand the Hazards of Chemicals Handled on Site.
1.6 Don t forget about the Dust Explosion Hazard.
1.7 Unique Considerations at Facilities that Handle HHCS.
1.8 Resources for Process Safety.
2 The Merger and Acquisition Process.
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2.1 Changing World of Corporate Profiles.
2.2 Overview of the M&A Process.
2.3 Scalability (big/small; single site verse multiple site deals).
2.4 Key Terms and Concepts.
2.5 Process Safety in the M&A process.
2.6 Financial Strategists can have high impact on process safety systems.
3 Screening Potential Candidates.
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3.1 Using Public Domain Information for Screening.
3.2 Using a Checklist to Identify Potential Process Safety Issues.
4 The Due Diligence Phase.
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4.2 The Divestment Due Diligence.
4.3 The Acquisition.
4.4 Did the Deal Close?
5 Developing The Integration Plan.
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5.1 Developing the Integration Plan and Process.
6 Implementing the Integration Plan.
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6.1 A Generic Change Model.
6.2 The Integration Path Forward.
6.3 An Alternate Bottom–Up Approach to Integration.
6.4 Differences Between Facilities, Business Units.
6.5 Step 3 – Working Through the Implementation Itself.
7 M&A in the Future.
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Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) has been the world leader in developing and disseminating information on process safety management and technology. CCPS, an industry technology alliance of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), has published over 80 books in its process safety guidelines and process safety concepts series, and over 100 training modules through itsSafety in Chemical Engineering Education (SACHE) series.