PROCESS  INCIDENTS

In the process industry it is the practice to use the term incident, but the events we are asked to investigate are very much accidents.

Our investigators, who include chemical engineers, are well versed in the methodology of investigating accidents in process plant. The causes found by us have included the following

  • Operator error
  • Mechanical explosions
  • Chemical explosions
  • Leakage
  • Equipment failure
  • Runaway reactions
  • Material transfer
  • Temperature excursions
  • Maintenance issues
  • Design
  • Manufacturing error

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