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..

Why 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..

Confined Spaces

June 17, 2020

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

Emergency Response Tips

June 17, 2020

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

A Bowtie for Endurance Swimming

June 13, 2020

In the process safety world, development of bowties are part of the toolkit we have at our disposal to communicate how risks around a specific..

What Makes a Good SOP

June 10, 2020

We can look back in history of incident investigation of recent events and they have been focused on safe working practices, fatigue management..

Incident Investigation Insights

June 10, 2020

A lot is written about incident investigations and how to perform an effective one. Here are some insights and hints from our experience..

Minor Modifications can catch you out

May 30, 2020

The size of a change, either physical or financial, bears no relation to the magnitude of the hazard or risk which may be created. How confident..

Process Safety Competency

May 27, 2020

A key part in managing the risks at an operating facility is ensuing that personnel are competent in their roles and understand how process safety..

Minimising Risk at Operating Plants

May 27, 2020

As the understanding of process safety has increased over the last few decades, so countries health and safety legislation have been updated...