The Structure of Safety is a complimentary half-day program for operators and their staff.

Who Should Attend?

Who should attend?

Petrochemical, chemical, and refining
industry safety professionals managing turnarounds,
maintenance, plants, projects, or procurement

Why attend?

Hear in-depth presentations from industry experts
Stay up-to-date on key industry issues and challenges
Build valuable professional networks
Get a rare inside look and tour a Dynamic Air Shelter

2016 Attending Companies

2017 Speakers

Ryan Terry


Mr. Ryan Terry of PSRG Inc. received his BS in Chemical Engineering from the Texas A&M University and has 8 years of experience consulting in the process safety industry.  He is the lead quantitative analyst at PSRG and serves as the lead technical specialist and principle contact in all QRA, Facility Siting, and Consequence Analysis projects.  During his time with PSRG he has performed facility siting and QRA projects for clients all over the world.  Additionally, he has experience in auditing all elements of PSM and has certifications in PSM, HAZOP, LOPA, and Bow-Tie Facilitation, Incident Investigation, and Computational Fluid Dynamics.

Dave Ritzel

Senior Analyst, Dyn-FX Consulting Ltd

Dave Ritzel runs Dyn-FX Consulting, a research firm focused on blast protection technologies especially studies of personal vulnerability to blast and the biomechanics of blast injury. In his 39-year career, Dave has authored or co-authored over 70 papers on blast/shock research. He was co-editor of NATO AEP-25 “Nuclear Blast and Thermal Test Methods and Procedures” and has received numerous international awards and distinctions and continues to present short-courses and lectures on blast physics, damage, and injury.

Dave holds a B.Sc (With Distinction) in Mechanical Engineering and M.A.Sc. in Aerospace Sciences.

Harold Warner

Founder, Dynamic Air Shelters

As a creative product innovator, entrepreneur, and holder of world hot air balloon flying records, Harold founded Dynamic Air Shelters in 2000. During 25 years of ballooning, he was an International competitive ballooning champion once holding nine world records. After founding and successfully operating AeroDynamics, Aerostats and Promotions, Inc. for almost 20 years, Harold saw the potential to employ similar technology to create air shelters.

Harold is entirely passionate about his work and his involvement in the community. Over many years he has been a presenter at schools and universities emphasizing entrepreneurship initiatives of greater present day commercial relevance.



PSRG is a full service, integrated HSSE consulting and training firm who specialize in process safety, risk management, occupational health and safety, fire protection, emergency and crisis management, and security risk management.  PSRG was founded in Houston in 1997 with offices and strategic partners around the globe.


Aggreko is the global leader in rental power (diesel & natural gas) generation, cooling (HVACs, chillers, cooling towers & heat exchangers) and 100% oil-free compressed air solutions. Over the past 30 years, Aggreko has developed a strong track record of performing work in refineries, chemical plants and with industrial contractors in North America.

Turnaround Logistics

Turnaround Logistics is your go-to source for all things logistics. With over five decades of combined experience, our team has a proven track record of providing successful on-site solutions for the Petrochem industry and beyond: API 756-compliant Blast Shelters, Trams and other Transportation Vehicles, Kubotas, Industrial Blinds, Generators, PA Sound System Reinforcement, Catering, and more.

Safehouse Habitats

Safehouse are the specialist global service provider of Engineered Control Measures that manage the risks associated to Hot Working activities within hazardous areas that are classified as Zone 1 or 2.

The Company’s principal activity is the design, supply and installation of flexible, pressurized habitats and mobile gas detection/shutdown equipment for use worldwide. The habitats create a safe enclosure when there is a requirement for hot work (welding, burning, grinding etc.) in Zone 1 & 2 areas.

Independent AV & Video

AV Support for Conferences including Sound, Projection, & Video Presentation, Event Photography, Video Production including scripting, shooting, editing, AV consulting and training, project leadership, AV & video labor & crews, trade show support. Your satisfaction is guaranteed!

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8:00 am Registration, breakfast/coffee
A hearty breakfast will be provided. Come early to network.
8:30 am Breakfast Presentation
While you’re having breakfast, listen to an engaging industry presentation.
9:00 am Shelter tour with Harold Warner
Take an up-close and personal tour of a Dynamic Air Shelter with founder Harold Warner.
9:45 am Facility Siting Challenges and Blast-Resistant Design with Ryan Terry
10:30 am Coffee break
10:45 am Basics of Blast Physics, Damage, and Injury with Dave Ritzel
11:30 am Development of a Blast Resistant Air Shelter with Harold Warner
12:15 pm BBQ Lunch and networking

Enjoy a barbecue lunch from one of the best joints in the area.

1:30 pm End of program

Date and Time

August 3, 2017

8:30 am – 1:30 pm


San Jacinto College
Central Campus
8060 Spencer Hwy
Pasadena, TX 77505

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