Processes can inherently be filled with risk. The production, handling, storage and/or disposal of hazardous substances in industrial operations create opportunities for environmental, health and safety (EHS) procedures to breakdown. Any loss of containment of a hazardous material can have disastrous consequences for workers, local communities, the environment and facilities. Spillages, clouds, fire and explosions just a few of the possible consequences. Organizations must mitigate against these risks to protect stakeholders and safeguard the reputation of the business.
SGS process safety & risk management services
Our services cover the entire life cycle of risks, from advising clients on local safety regulations and applying methods of hazard identification and risk estimation during the design phase, through to the development of and training on risk management systems and emergency plans.
Our experience in all aspects of engineering, operations and consultancy help you to create a systematic, appropriate and fully integrated risk management approach to ensure risks are identified and controlled.
We offer a wide range of services, including:
- Process safety studies - e.g. HAZOP, LOPA, SIL-verification, SWIFT and BOW Ties
- Technical safety studies - e.g. Consequence modelling, QRA, ATEX and IRA
- Emergency planning and response - e.g. preparation of emergency plan, SGS’ 24/7/365 Emergency Response Services, training, fire and explosion modeling, and accident investigations
- Regulatory services - e.g. notification to authorities, safety reports and explosion protection documentation
Our simulations use the latest technology to help you understand the potential threat from poorly contained hazardous materials. Our experts can simulate the thermal, toxic and mechanical effects of hypothetical failures to help you implement appropriate emergency plans and responses. These simulations can also be used to optimize the lay-out of your facility.
Why choose SGS?
Our global network of specialist environment, health and safety (EHS) operatives provide extensive, impartial detection services covering all potential hazardous situations, promoting discussion and proposing effective and implementable solutions. Our multidisciplinary technical safety and risk management team provides fully integrated support, assistance and solutions that enable you to manage the risk associated with major accidental events in an appropriate and systematic manner.
Working with SGS will help you comply with your obligations towards protecting your stakeholders, the environment and your businesses reputation.
To learn more about process safety and risk management services, contact your local SGS office.