Air Separation Process and Safety
Joan Schork has over 30 years of experience in the Industrial Gases and Chemicals industries. She has held technical and management positions in Process Safety, Design Engineering, R&D, Gas Plant Operations, and Chemical Manufacturing. This broad experience base provides valuable perspective in the identification of process hazards, the investigation of safety incidents, and the development of practical solutions to complex problems. Areas of expertise include cryogenic and adsorbent-based air separation processes, the hydrogen/carbon monoxide (HyCO) process and safety related to: O2 and other strong oxidizers, fluorine-containing compounds, toxic, flammable and asphyxiant gases, transport and storage of liquefied gases, venting of dense gases, and gas pipelines.