Frequently Asked Questions - HAZOP
Responsible oversight in process industry operations means being vigilant and proactive about identifying and reducing potential hazards. A potent tool for risk reduction, Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) studies, provide a focused methodology and a collaborative structure aimed at long-term process sustainability and safety. Whether initiated as part of the planning phase for new processes or to assess existing operations, HAZOP analysis is rigorous and comprehensive, requiring a certain amount of preparation up-front. Learn what documentation to gather before implementing a HAZOP study, as well as more about the scope, time frame, common mistakes and benefits.