Process SafetyConsultants

High level of expertise in the delivery of H&RA

=Method offers Process Safety Consultancy to support our clients to carry out Hazard and Risk Assessment (H&RA). Our approach is to provide a high level of expertise in the delivery of H&RA and, in so doing, develop your knowledge and competency, so that you can do more of the work yourself if you wish.

If you have any enquiries about our Process Safety Consultancy services please call us on 01462 713313 or contact us online.


Hazard and Operability Study (HazOp)

HazOp is a tried and tested technique for reviewing a process design to identify what hazards might be present (sometimes hidden) in the design. What is a HazOp?


Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)

Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) is a tried and tested technique for determining the effectiveness (or otherwise) of safeguards, protection layers and safety instrumented functions. What is a LOPA?


Functional Safety Verification

All work done to deliver the lifecycle phases should be “verified”. The purpose of verification is to check that the work has been done correctly. What is Functional Safety Verification?


Functional Safety Assessment

All work done to deliver the lifecycle phases should be “assessed”. The purpose of Functional Safety Assessment is to check that the work has been done as per the relevant procedures and plans and that suitably competent people have been selected. What is a Functional Safety Assessment?


Human Factors Assessments

Our experienced team can undertake Human Factors Assessments to identify the possible effects on human performance and factors which increase the chance of human error. What is a Human Factor Assessment?

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If you have any further questions, please contact us.

Our approach is to develop your knowledge and competency so that you can continue working once our work is done.

Recent =Method Projects

Reviewing and updating a LOPA
Assisting the client to respond to very detailed analysis from the HSE
HazOp of process
A HazOp for a continuous annealing process line.
Verification of HazOp
Verification of HazOp study carried out by 3rd party study supplier.
LOPA of rail fuel storage system
Facilitation of a Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) study.

FSA 1 HazOp and LOPA for drinks industry client.
A Stage 1 Functional Safety Assessment of HazOp and LOPA studies for a spirit storage and tanker loading application.