Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)

Unexpected releases of toxic, reactive and flammable liquids and gases in processes involving highly hazardous chemicals have been reported for many years. Incidents continue to occur in industries that use toxic, reactive, flammable or explosive chemicals, or chemicals that exhibit a combination of these properties as in the case of T2 Laboratories.
Process hazard analysis can be defined as a systematic effort designed to identify and analyze hazards associated with the processing or handling of highly hazardous materials, and a method to provide information which will help employees and employers in making decisions that will improve safety. PHA analyzes the potential causes and consequences of fires, explosions ...

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