HAZOP Articles

  • Putting the HAZOP to good use!

    The UK Chemical Industry has, for many years, appreciated the strategic use of Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) assessments in reducing the risks posed by their activities and sites. But what other industries can benefit from this approach? The landfill sector has just begun to demonstrate how the innovative use of the HAZOP assessment methodology can help underpin significant decisions on site ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Case study: MDI production plant

    Overview A major chemical manufacturer required a pollution control system to destroy 99.9% of the halogenated volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) emitted during the MDI manufacturing process. MDI is a chemical commodity used as a lightweight insulating material for ice chests and coolers as well as for sound and collision insulation in automobile ...

  • PHASUITE: AN AUTOMATED HAZOP ANALYSIS TOOL FOR CHEMICAL PROCESSES Part II: Implementation and Case Study

    INTRODUCTION To aid human experts in conducting HAZOP analysis in a more thorough and systematic way, PHASuite (Process Hazard Analysis Suite) has been developed in this work. The knowledge engineering framework is presented in the first part of the two-part paper. Based on the proposed framework, a powerful software infrastructure is designed, and PHASuite is constructed. As discussed in ...

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