What the Processing Industry Must Learn from the February 2021 Texas Power Outages

Date: October 12, 2023 12:00 pm (ET)


  • Richard Carter, P. Eng.
    Watchmen Instrumented Safety Experts

Richard Carter, P.Eng.

Bio: Richard Carter is a Professional Engineer with over 15 years of functional safety experience. He has facilitated over 600 days of Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) studies, such as HAZOP and LOPA, for a wide variety of process types and clients, including some of the largest operating and engineering companies in North America. He is an engaging and effective training instructor in Process Safety Management and PHA Facilitation.

Richard is passionate about understanding and preventing hazardous incidents to ensure that everyone gets to go home safely to their friends and family. He is enthusiastic about learning from and sharing lessons learned and best practices, and has written papers for and presented at the CCPS Global Congress on Process Safety (2019 and 2023), and at the IChemE Hazards conference (2021).

Richard is certified as a Functional Safety Engineer in Process Hazards and Risk Analysis through the TÜV Rheinland functional safety program, and holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta.

Richard is currently a Senior Functional Safety Engineer at Watchmen Instrumented Safety Experts.