21. Analytical Methods in Process Safety Management and System Safety Engineering – Process Hazard Analysis

  1. Joel M. Haight Ph.D., P.E.
  1. Paul Baybutt

Published Online: 20 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527650644.ch21

Handbook of Loss Prevention Engineering, Volume 1&2

Handbook of Loss Prevention Engineering, Volume 1&2

How to Cite

Baybutt, P. (2013) Analytical Methods in Process Safety Management and System Safety Engineering – Process Hazard Analysis, in Handbook of Loss Prevention Engineering, Volume 1&2 (ed J. M. Haight), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527650644.ch21

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  1. 1365 Paxton Farm Road, Washington, PA 15301, USA

Author Information

  1. Primatech Inc., 50 Northwoods Boulevard, Columbus, OH 43235, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527329953

Online ISBN: 9783527650644

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Keywords:

  • analytical methods;
  • process safety management;
  • system safety engineering;
  • process hazard analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of PHA

  • PHA and Decision-Making

  • Stages and Steps in PHA

  • PHA Project Initiation

  • Hazard Identification

  • Selecting a PHA Method

  • Defining the Purpose, Scope, and Objectives of the Study

  • Selecting a Team

  • Collecting and Preparing Reference Information and Data

  • Estimating the Effort Involved and Scheduling Study Sessions

  • Briefing/Training Team Members

  • Arranging Required Facilities

  • Other Items

  • Subdividing the Process

  • Performing an Inherent Safety Review

  • First Session

  • Recording PHA Studies

  • Making Worksheet Entries

  • Special Topics

  • Revalidation

  • Report Preparation

  • Follow-up

  • Acknowledgments

  • Appendix 21.A. Descriptions of PHA Methods

  • Appendix 21.B. Comparison of PHA Methods

  • References