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The purpose of the HAZOP was to:
In addition to identifying hazards and existing controls, a qualitative risk assessment was completed to determine the existing risk for each scenario that was reviewed. The risk assessment was completed in line with the clients Risk Matrix.
Cromarty facilitated the HAZOP workshop in accordance with AS IEC 61882:2017. The workshop was conducted over a 6-day period and the team included representatives from Operations, Engineering, Maintenance and Safety all with a significant amount of experience operating, modifying, and maintaining the HVF plant. To simplify the review process the HVF system was broken into 14 core operating functions.
The finding of the HAZOP identified and assessed a significant amount of risks. Several recommendations were documented and added to the site HAZOP action register and a HAZOP report was completed to document each scenario and recommendation in detail.