What is PHA-Tool©?

BakerRisk's PHA-Tool© software suite is a comprehensive tool that helps facilitators easily conduct a PHA using any one of a variety of methodologies, including:

  • LOPA
  • What-If
  • Checklists
  • Other formats, as desired

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Why PHA-Tool©?

PHA-Tool© is built on extensive experience from BakerRisk experts in PHA facilitation. The tool captures many user-friendly features desired by facilitators while meeting specific corporate requirements and regulations. Key features of PHA-Tool© include the following:

  • Spreadsheet structure with drag-and-drop functionality as well as other enhanced data editing features
  • Highly customizable worksheets enable studies to be performed according to unique corporate standards and guidelines
  • Clean Graphical User Interface (GUI) to efficiently perform revalidations
  • Ability to easily transfer from HAZID to HAZOP or What-If studies without changing files
  • Easy transition of information from HAZOP/What-If study to a LOPA study
  • Ability to store all the related Process Safety Information (PSI) in the same file
  • Secure data management with password protection of studies to allow limited access for different personnel
  • Pre-populated databases of guidewords and deviations for HAZOP, HAZID, and Structured What-If studies to jump-start studies

PHATool Site specific dataCustom templates are easy to build for any PHA method of choice. Risk matrices can be configured to match all common formats and can be uniquely tailored to different types of consequences. Worksheet columns can easily be customized on either a per-study or per-node/system basis.

PHATool Client specific criteria applicationPHA-Tool© allows you to upload study specific process information such as plot plans, PFDs, P&IDs, and other data to create a single, comprehensive database of applicable information. In addition, the IPLs, safeguards, and recommendations are easily tracked and parking lot items can quickly be added on the fly to track any outstanding issues. PHA-Tool©, which protects data with archiving and configurable auto-save functionality, also enables the user to ensure consistency between studies by freezing template settings behind password-protected security settings.

PHATool Reporting optionsPHA-Tool© provides consistent professional reporting for your organization's needs. The automatic reporting feature is customizable and allows information to be shared quickly and efficiently. PHA-Tool© allows information to be exported into HTML or Microsoft Excel formats.

PHATool HAZOP worksheetMultiple types of PHA studies (What-if, HAZOP, Checklists, etc.) can be performed in a single PHA-Tool© file. HAZOP and What-If scenarios can easily be sent to the LOPA, or alternatively the LOPA can pull scenarios from other studies based on customized risk criteria. PHA-Tool©'s straightforward layout, powerful editing features, and intuitive shortcuts make data recording more efficient. The PHA worksheets provide a clean layout to help facilitators, scribes, and team members keep focused during long PHA sessions.

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Our Experts

We have an accomplished team of certified consultants with extensive experience and technical backgrounds who have performed numerous PHA studies. Our PHA studies are fully compliant with OSHA PSM 29 CFR 1910.119 requirements, and are based on the methodologies outlined by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers' Center for Chemical Process Safety.

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