Hazard Evaluations and Layer of Protection Analyses

  • Type:
    Conference Presentation
  • Conference Type:
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
  • Presentation Date:
    April 28, 2009
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Process hazard analyses (PHAs) and their extension into LOPAs and Safety Integrity Level (SIL) determinations continue to be central to loss prevention efforts. This session contains presentations related to identifying hazards, developing scenarios, determining the adequacy of safeguards, and specifying the integrity of protection layers needed to meet risk goals in the context of team-based reviews.

Please Note: Hazard Evaluations and Layer of Protection Analyses -- Spring Meeting 2009 includes the following recorded presentations:

· Welcoming Remarks

· Oversights and Omissions in Process Hazard Analyses: Lessons Learned from CSB Investigations

· Optimizing Qualitative Hazard Evaluation

· LOPA as Practiced at Pfizer's Global Manufacturing API Facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan

· The Buncefield (U.K.) Fire and Explosion: Improving Layer of Protection Analysis Practise to Determine the Required Degree of Protection to Meet Regulator Requirements

· The New Approach of Risk Analysis in France for High-Risk Facilities

· Independent Protection Layers, a New CCPS Guideline Book

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