What is HAZOP?

Hazard and Operability Analysis (HAZOP) is a method for identifying potential hazards and operability problems caused by deviations from a design of an existing or new system.

It’s usually used in industries like chemical production or piping systems where large containers and extensive piping networks are used. It helps document potential hazards and operability issues and ensures the design and procedures are safe and efficient.

Studying HAZOP is intended to enhance system integrity and to ensure safe operations.

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