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What are Process Safety Management Services or Risk Management Services?

Posted by AnnMarie Fauske on 12.12.18
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Walkdown at a chemical plant

In response to safety needs in both the chemical process and nuclear industries, a leading engineering safety and testing lab with nearly 40 years of experience, provides the most comprehensive expertise and insight to changing industry demands. In fact, acting as a full service auditor, tester, planner and reporter for all process safety needs ensures safety programs are not only meeting requirements but anticipating future efforts. This is ideal for employees, services and C-suite execs in terms of safety, quality and savings.

Process Safety Management (PSM) Services, Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) Services, and Risk Management Services (RMS) are, at the core, the most essential function of a facility. It's processes, checklists, testing, scaling up of possible scenarios, meeting Authorities Having Jursidiction (AHJ) standards and, most importantly, keeping employees safe. World leading Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI) developed a complete range of Process Safety Management (PSM) Services and Risk Management Services including:

Combustible Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA), Explosion and Fire Hazard Evaluation

No, not all DHAs are the same! Thorough testing and reporting, state of the art testing labs and experts are the difference. Be sure your lab is independent. Be sure you can receive these options:

  • On-Site Walkdown Hazard Assessment
  • Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA) - Required per NFPA 652, NFPA 654, NFPA 664, 61 and NFPA 484 with state of the art lab capabilities and comprehensive, unbiased reporting
  • OSHA Combustible Dust NEP Compliance Support
  • Electrical Area Classification (OSHA 1910), as part of DHA or separate
  • Hazard Awareness Training
  • Policy Development and Implementation

Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)

  • Satisfy OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) audits and requirements
  • Scale-Up Services to test under all conditions
  • Facilitate, Revalidate, Re-do PHAs
  • Audit/Review PHAs
  • Process, Equipment, Management of Change (MOC)
  • FEMA Project Management
  • Hazard and Operability Analysis (HAZOP)
  • Combustible Dust Operations
OSHA PSM process hazard analysis elements

 1. OSHA PSM element  2. Fugitive cotton dust found in a plant
3. Fugitive aluminum dust found in a plant

Hazard Identification Risk Analysis

  • Flammability (Gas/Vapors), including Flammability Hazards Analysis (FHA)
  • Combustible Dust
  • Reactive Chemicals
  • Electrical Area Classification (OSHA 1910)

Consequence Analysis

  • Fire and Explosion Hazards
  • Vessel Overpressure Scenarios
  • Chemical Reactivity Hazards
  • Chemical Releases
  • Vapor Cloud Dispersion

Safety Program Development

  • Develop or Review Process Safety Programs
  • Support Kilo Lab, Pilot Plant, Medium Scale and Commercial Scale Plants
  • Auditing, Reporting, Documentation
  • Identify and Prioritize Safety Gaps
  • Consulting for Management of Change (MOC) Impact
  • Combustible Dust Program Development

Project management tools for safety in the workplace must include clear and full scale PSM/RMS Services in order to comply with standards, provide a system for employees and help the bottom line.

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Topics: Process Safety Managment, testing, Combustible dust

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