Process Safety Services
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Expertise Includes: HAZOP & HAZID Studies, Emergency Venting Systems designed for two Phase flow to the DIERS methodology, DSEAR, ATEX and Hazardous Area Classification to BS EN 60079-10 or IP Model Code Part 15, Emergency Shut Down Systems to BS EN 61508/11 including SIL Assessments, Safety Audits, Risk Assessments, Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000.
Using industry standard techniques BPE can provide the Chairman and Secretary as required to prepare the way, toexecute and to close out a HAZOP study. All records and reportsare delivered in an electronic format to suit customer needs.Studies can be undertaken on new plant, on developments, on modernisations or on existing facilities.
Overpressure Emergency Venting Systems
Over pressurisation of processing vessels can be safeguarded by the provision of emergency venting systems. The risks of such vessels producing two phase fl ow is high and appropriate methods need to be used to assess the risks and to provide a safe design. BPE can offer the full design to the DIERS methodology.
DSEAR, ATEX and Hazardous Area Classification
The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR) and ATEX 137 place a legalresponsibility for all employers to protect its workforce againstexplosive environments in the workplace. BPE can assist inthis process through Risk Assessments, Risk Elimination or Mitigation and the Classifi cation of Hazardous Areas.
Safety Instrumented Shutdown Systems
‘Trip’ systems are used to provide automatic protection of processes when control systems fail. The requirements for these and the design standards to which they are to be built to are now covered by European Standards which require that Safety Integrity Levels be assessed for all such trips.
The preparation and review of Safety Reports to demonstrate that all the necessary measures have been taken to prevent major accidents and to limit their consequence to people and.