Estimation of an Event Occurrence for LOPA Studies

Originally delivered Nov 30, 2016
Source: AIChE
  • Type:
    Archived Webinar
  • Level:
    Intermediate
  • Duration:
    1 hour
  • PDHs:
    1.00

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Involved in LOPA?  Sooner or later, you’ll run into a problem that has never before occurred in your plant. Find out what to respond.

In 60 minutes, you’ll learn how to develop a measure of the frequency or failure rate of an event when the historical information includes no occurrences of the event. You’ll identify methods based on statistical tools and compare the various statistical tools available. This webinar will also guide you in methods to incorporate historical information of no failure into a LOPA or QRA study. Examples will be provided to demonstrate how to apply the recommended methods to solve problems.

Take a look at your agenda:

  • How to handle events related to no failures
  • A comparison of various available statistical tools
  • Evaluating  historical information
  • Evaluating the quality of HAZOP and PHA studies used for the LOPA
Presenter(s): 

Raymond "Randy" Freeman

Raymond “Randy” Freeman is Principal Engineer and founder of Safety & Property Protection Consulting of Houston, Texas. He has more than 35 years of industrial experience in reliability, risk analysis, safety, process design, control system design, and risk management in the chemical industry. He has been an active member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Center for Chemical Process Safety Quantitative Risk Assessment Subcommittee since 1986. He has helped publish several CCPS guideline books including the Guidelines for Chemical Process Quantitative Risk Analysis and the...Read more

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