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Document ID (ISN)49514
CIS number 88-599
ISSN - Serial title 0034-8732 - Prevención
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ramos Antón A.
Title Procedures for the analysis of operational risks - The HAZOP method
Original title Procedimiento para el análisis de riesgos de operación - Método HAZOP/Procedimiento para el análisis de riesgos de operación - Método HAZOP [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information July-Sep. 1987, No.101, p.38-49. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract The major accidents (fires, explosions, release of dangerous substances into the environment) in recent years involving industrial plants have made both the authorities and industries aware of the need for new and more efficient methods of accident prevention. This has led to the development of major hazard analytical procedures starting at the planning stage and then continuing through the whole life of the plant. This article describes the HAZOP (Hazard and Operability Studies) method and covers the procedures, the different stages of application and the analysis of the results obtained. Numerous charts are included in the article.
Descriptors (primary) hazard evaluation; industries; plant safety organization; hazard identification
Descriptors (secondary) occupational safety; fire hazards; explosions; safety by design; plant safety supervision; supervision of dangerous work; types of accident
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation