Paul Feltoe

Paul Feltoe is the Managing Director of Safety Solutions Ltd and has 27 years experience in the process industries. He has significant experience in facilitation, audits, training and management consulting in the area of process safety.

Bowtie Red Flags

January 13, 2022

Bowties provide a graphical representation of an incident pathway connecting the causes of events to their consequences. In many instances, the..

Process Safety Due Diligence

October 18, 2021

Are incident’s evidence that due diligence is lacking in Hazardous Facility management? For more serious incidents or near misses,  a root cause..

Isolations: A Personal Perspective

June 16, 2021

An isolation procedure is at the core of any permit to work system, requiring rigorous application and an intolerance of abuse. I am not a fan..

Why do we need to audit our Safety Management Systems?

February 18, 2021

Managing risk in an operating facility requires effective systems across the organisation AND performance management measures (such as an SMS..

Process Safety Incident Investigations

August 24, 2020

Process Incidents can involve loss of containment, control, a challenge to the safety system or a failing in the application of a management..

Practical PSM Leadership

August 4, 2020

The success of your PSM program is centered around effective leadership. What does this look like from a practical perspective? Here are some..

LOPA Red Flags

July 3, 2020

Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) is a key technique to quantify the risks of a process scenario and provide insight into where controls need..

HAZOP Failure

June 18, 2020

A HAZOP can fail in a number of ways and it is the responsibility of the facilitator to monitor these potential failure modes and course correct..

Confined Spaces

June 17, 2020

It is not the purpose of this note to regurgitate the contents of the various standards covering confined spaces but to provide a personal..

Emergency Response Tips

June 17, 2020

When emergencies happen, a well organized and drilled facility will cope better and minimize loss to people, assets and the environment. Here are..