A Hazard and Operability study or HAZOP Studies is a formal written process used to systematically identify hazards, assess risks and agree adequate/reasonable control measures during design and engineering projects. The risk minimisation measures are normally engineering, substitution or design change measures. We have carried out numerous studies in both new and existing plant, over the last 25 years for clients in the Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Oil and Gas sectors both in Ireland and abroad.
The Chris Mee Group offers our clients the full service in organising, conducting, scribing, chairing and reporting out on HAZOP Studies in full compliance with best practice techniques as recommended by the Institute of Chemical Engineers. We can also offer parts of the full service such as chair, scribe, attendee, etc
We always apply the ALARP principle in identifying the appropriate control measures and design changes. During our HAZOP process we look closely at the full life cycle covering construction phase, validation phase, commissioning phase, operational phase, maintenance activities, foreseeable demolition situations, etc. See more details below. Call or email us at [email protected] or fill the query form below.
FULL HAZOP REPORT CONTENTS
A full report of the study will be issued underlining the following:
Identification of the deviations through the guide words.
Documentation of consequences and causes.
Protection, detection and indicating mechanisms.
Actions and recommendations to follow to reduce risks.
Follow-up of the actions to be implemented.
Re-study of any part of the process if needed.
WHAT HAZOP SERVICES DO CHRIS MEE GROUP PROVIDE?
CMSE Consultancy process safety consultants can carry out the overall HAZOP Process for our clients.
We can deliver Process experts to attend the Hazop meetings
We can provide a chair for the Hazop meetings
We can provide a scribe for the Hazop
We can provide a detailed systematic process and associated procedures and documentation/checklists, etc
We provide a high degree of practicality and quality to the hazard identification, risk assessment and control process.
We always apply the ALARP principle in identifying the appropriate control measures and design changes
During our HAZOP process we look closely at the full life cycle covering construction phase, validation phase, commissioning phase, operational phase, maintenance activities, foreseeable demolition situations, etc
SUPPLEMENTARY HAZOP INFORMATION
The benefits of a HAZOP are:
Safer process, safer plant and safer machinery
Greater process efficiency and commerciality
Systematic Approach exposes hidden hazards
Helps the understanding of how a plant works and identifies operating problems
Can lead to fewer start-up problems on major projects