Tinker Process Safety Award Winners Announced

The Tinker Process Safety Awards, sponsored by CBE alum Sharon Tinker, were held this spring in CBE.  Participating students were to complete a project based on an incident investigation report to compete for the top prize. First prize went to Anthony Shirazi and runners up were Nina Laskowiecki and Jared Parr.  

All participants were awarded a cash prize and a process safety book titled "Incidents That Define Process Safety" and was written by John Atherton and Frederic Gil.

Congratulations to all participants!  The individuals and their associated report incident projects are listed below. 



Report Incident

Deven Aman

Chevron Refinery Fire

Eritrea Ande

Valero Refinery Asphyxiation Incident

Nolan Burson

MFG Toxic Release Incident

Nina Laskowiecki

NDK Crystal Inc. Explosion with Offsite Fatality

Jared Parr

Xcel Energy Hydroelectric Plant Penstock Fire

Benjamin Richards

Reactive Chemical Explosion Catalyst Systems, Inc.

Isabella Saccone

Packaging Corporation of American Hot Work Explosion

Yasmin Segura

Catastrophic Vessel Failure: D. D. Williamson & Co., Inc.

Anthony Shirazi

Hayes Lemmerz Dust Explosions and Fire

Tinker Process Safety Competition Award Winners