An Introduction to Methods of Process Safety Hazard Assessment

Originally delivered Nov 19, 2009
  • Type:
    Archived Webinar
  • Level:
    Intermediate
  • PDHs:
    1.00

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One of the most important activities that a chemical engineer participates in is the evaluation of the safety of a process system. What can go wrong? How bad would it be? What can be done to prevent the event from happening?

This presentation outlines several commonly used process safety review techniques used to answer these questions. The presentation includes Hazards and Operability Analysis(HAZOP), 'What Ifs', and Checklists. The presentation also presents an overview of more advanced techniques such as Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA), and Consequence Analysis.

Presenter(s): 

Raymond "Randy" Freeman

Raymond “Randy” Freeman Bio-Sketch President – S&PP Consulting Raymond “Randy” Freeman is Principal Engineer and founder of Safety & Property Protection Consulting of Houston, Texas. He has more than 30 years of industrial experience in reliability, risk analysis, safety, process design, control system design, and risk management in the chemical industry. His work has involved the specification, design and management of highly hazardous process systems. He received his Bachelor of Science degree, his Master of Science degree, and his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University...Read more

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