Chapter 12

Factors for a Successful HAZOP Study

Essential factors that lead to successful studies are set out. They include the overall place of HAZOP study in the SMS and then the detailed features needed before the detailed study itself, as well as those necessary during the working meetings and also the post-HAZOP work.

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Successful HAZOP; preparation; study meetings; post-HAZOP work

There are a number of pitfalls in the HAZOP process which must be addressed and eliminated throughout the study process; before, during, and after. Those listed in this chapter are some of the more common ones that may affect the quality and value of the study. The listing is not comprehensive but serves to indicate the detail required to achieve a good study. ...

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