The Process Safety Management (PSM) Division of the CSChE is a national network of more than 300 volunteers. The division connects individuals with a common interest and expertise in PSM to create networking opportunities and to share ideas.

  • The Canadian standard CSA Z767-17 Process Safety Management (available in French as CSA Z767-F17 Gestion de la sécurité opérationnelle , was published on Friday, February 20, 2017. This is a reflection of the dedication of our project team who have spent the last three years diligently working on the standard. The standard has been confirmed as a National Standard of Canada. We have a dedicated team that is organizing the next phase of workshops and information sessions.


The Division

  • Develops and disseminates important publications and tools related to the practice of PSM in Canada
  • Promotes awareness, understanding and use of PSM tools
  • Influences and encourages a public policy framework that incorporates PSM principles
  • Furthers the advancement and development of PSM ideas, theorems, tools, services, and techniques
  • Fosters PSM in chemical and related engineering, technical, science and management education, and professional development
  • Monitors PSM metrics to identify gaps in PSM knowledge or applications, and facilitates and encourages appropriate corrective action
  • Recognizes outstanding career achievements through the Process Safety Management Award

Past Events

PSM Publications

PSM Conference Presentations and Technical Papers

PSM Division and Annual General Meetings

Executive Committee

PSM Handbook and Charter