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Hazardex 2017 Conference - Real-Time Location Systems: technology, safety, and asset management 04 November 2016

RTLS has been on the horizon for several years. Why is it now a reality for companies in the hazardous process industries wanting to improve their productivity?...

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Hazardex 2017 Conference - Do your gas alarm levels keep you safe? 04 November 2016

Setting safe gas alarms is important for many reasons, but it is made difficult because the regulations for portable gas detection are not the same as those for fixed systems. Different gas hazards require monitoring on different scales; ppm level for toxic risk; %LEL level for flammable risk; % vol. level for oxygen risk. This adds to an already complex situation....

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Hazardex 2017 Conference: Safety System Fire Analysis - How can fire challenge the safe operation of a facility? How can it be established whether a fire can cause a facility/process to enter an unsafe state? 04 November 2016

The above questions are fundamental in determining whether facilities are capable of operating safely under the adverse conditions encountered during a fire. Not only can a fire prevent the correct operation of safety systems or protection measures installed on a facility, it has the potential to initiate a major incident.  ...

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Hazardex 2017 Conference - Cybersecurity Presentation to Hazardex 2017 04 November 2016

The risks from cyber threats to safety systems are increasing. Operators need to have adequate measures in place to ensure these risks are properly managed. The HSE will shortly be publishing its operational guidance on cybersecurity against which it will begin to inspect in 2017-18....

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Hazardex 2017 Conference - Why can't hazardous plants know how safe they are every day? 04 November 2016

Safety culture is a phrase often used today, but does anyone truly understand what it actually means? Far too often it seems to me that it is a "fits all" phrase. "We have a safety culture, therefore we're OK", "We know what we're doing", "We're in control". Sadly that is very much not the case. Do we know how safe we are every day on our hazardous plant? The answer is no, but yes is an option!

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