Chapter 6

Carrying Out a Study

This chapter describes the preplanning of a study, especially the leader’s interaction with the client, illustrated with a list of 20 aspects to be considered in advance; detailed arrangements for the team meetings; the initial meeting and the routine detailed study meetings; responsibility for actions generated by the study; collecting and reviewing the responses; completing and signing off the study report; follow-up of actions and management of change.


Pre-planning for client; meeting planning; action responses; signing off; action follow-up; management of change

6.1 Premeeting with Client

It is important that the HAZOP team knows what is required of it, and the Client (Project) has had an opportunity of ...

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