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April 2024

Join BakerRisk Process Safety experts this spring for our 3-part webinar series on Process Hazard Analysis (PHA). Scroll below to learn more about each webinar in the series and register today!

Overview of PHA and LOPA

Nathan Knochel kicked off the first of three PHA-focused webinars hosted by BakerRisk in Q2, 2024 with his webinar, “Overview of PHA and LOPA”. This webinar is now available to watch at your convenience!

Watch the webinar for a high-level introductory material regarding Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA). This webinar is beneficial for operating companies and EPCs wanting to gain general knowledge of PHA and LOPA, their applicability to existing processes and capital projects, basic team and data requirements for each, and how to select an effective facilitator for each.

Covered in this webinar:
• Basic principles of PHA and LOPA preparation
• Data requirements for PHA and LOPA
• Who should be on a PHA or LOPA team
• How to select the right PHA or LOPA facilitator


Creating High-Value PHA Results

Our PHA webinar series continues with Michael Moosemiller’s webinar, Creating High-Value PHA Results”. This webinar is the second of three PHA-focused webinars hosted by BakerRisk in Q2, 2024.

Webinar recording, slide deck, and Q&A overview coming soon! Register for the BakerRisk Newsletter to be notified once these resources are available. 

Key aspects of a highly effective PHA study are presented below, in order of importance:
1. High-quality and up to date reference documents, such as P&IDs
2. Knowledgeable and open-minded team members
3. Skilled PHA facilitator
4. Established and effective PHA protocols
5. Adequate time

The order above reflects the primary, original intent for performing PHA studies which is to identify measures that protect personnel, minimizes equipment damage, and improves operability.

Covered in this webinar:

  • PHA Method Selection
  • PHA Preparation and Execution
  • Documentation Best Practices
  • PHA for Capital Projects


PHA/LOPA Expert Panel Discussion

Register for the upcoming webinar, “PHA/LOPA Expert Panel Discussion”, presented by Mike Moosemiller, Bill Allen, Murtaza Gandhi, Rob Magraw, and Jeff Dancey on June 3, 2024 at 11:00 am CST.

BakerRisk’s facilitators have a combined 200 years of experience performing Process Hazards Analyses, and have trained almost 1,000 client facilitators. In addition, our facilitators have a combined 100 years of process industry plant experience prior to becoming facilitators, and hundreds of additional years working with clients on related process risk management activities such as facility siting, insurance risk, fire protection, area classification, and more. It is this combination of expertise and supplemental analytical tools that are available to our facilitators that make us uniquely qualified to address your PHA and LOPA needs.


Covered in this webinar:

  • BakerRisk’s panel of PHA and LOPA experts will answer questions from a moderator.
  • The panel will include five of our most experienced facilitators, based in the US, the UK, and Canada.