Matthew Mitchell

Matthew is our Australian branch manager and completed his Bachelor of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Auckland. Matthew specialises in the area of consequence modelling, alarm management, safety assessments and process control. He is an associate member of IChemE, and a TÜV certified functional safety engineer.

What makes a competent hazardous area classifier?

March 29, 2023

History of hazardous area classification

What are Hazardous Areas and how are they classified?

January 17, 2023

Many areas may contain hazards, but the term “Hazardous Area” is specifically applied to locations where the likelihood of coincidentally creating..

How do we manage low likelihood external events?

December 14, 2021

Process safety deals with the low-likelihood, high-severity scenarios, typically in the realms of occurring once every 1,000 to once every 1,000,000..

How reliable is consequence modelling?

October 5, 2021

At Safety Solutions we are no strangers to consequence modelling. One of the most common queries we get is around model uncertainty, and when it..

Ammonia Refrigeration Plants - Flying under the radar?

September 9, 2020

Why do we have so many ammonia refrigeration plants?

Why do you need a professional HAZOP scribe ?

June 18, 2020

Much like how an experienced facilitator is critical to the success of a HAZOP, so too is the need for a competent scribe with the appropriate..

The Consequences of Toxic Gas Releases

May 27, 2020

Much has been said about the science and tools used to assess the scale of catastrophic events. The term “consequence modelling” will be used in this..