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On-Demand: Avoiding Fires & Explosions: Identifying a 'Basis of Safety’

Every plant unit operation requires a ‘Basis of Safety’. Choosing the correct Basis of Safety involves an in-depth assessment of the processes and the most practical and effective for a particular operation or site.

Factors under consideration are:


Test data is necessary to prove the following 3 choices available:

  1. Explosion Prevention
  2. Avoidance of Ignition Sources
  3. Explosion Protection

In this webinar, we focus on choosing the appropriate Basis of Safety for your plant and unit operations and will cover Avoidance of Ignition Sources, Explosion Prevention and Explosion Protection.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to establish an appropriate Basis of Safety
  • Fire & Explosion risk reduction methodologies.
  • Identifying the appropriate basis of safety for each unit operation.

This webinar is best for:

  • Technical Manager
  • HSE/EHS Manager
  • Process/Technical/Safety Engineer
  • Process Hazard Analyst
  • EHS Engineer/Coordinator

Register for free

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Technical Speaker – Mike Weaver, Associate Director, Sigma-HSE

Mike Weaver has had technical involvement with consulting services for many industries in Europe in the field of Process Safety.

Throughout his career, Mike has also designed, built and managed Process Safety Laboratories to GLP Standards and has worked with companies to optimise their testing programmes and interpretation of data to formulate a suitable Basis of Safety.

Mike has also been heavily involved with regulatory compliance such as REACH, CLP, GHS, and has provided guidance to small, medium and international companies to ensure registrations and regulatory compliance for their materials.

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