risk analysis

New guidance for COMAH / Seveso safety reports by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

New guidance for COMAH / Seveso safety reports

We review the key implications for facility operators of the Health & Safety Authority’s 2017 guidance on preparing safety reports for COMAH / Seveso compliance. Read more

LOPA - a tool for investment appraisal & compliance by Tom Leonard

LOPA - a tool for investment appraisal & compliance

We consider how layers of protection analysis (LOPA) can be a powerful tool for demonstrating compliance and informing investment decisions regarding 'necessary measures'. Read more

LOPA analysis at petroleum bulk storage facility by Tom Leonard

LOPA analysis at petroleum bulk storage facility

Our layers of protection analysis (LOPA) analysis demonstrated how proposed upgrades could reduce the major accident risk to a level as low as reasonably practicable. Read more

Business continuity at international airport by Shane Malone

Business continuity at international airport

We examined the resilience of a jet fuel supply chain to better understand the impacts that potential disruptions could have on airport operations. Read more

Risk assessment for underground explosives store by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Risk assessment for underground explosives store

We helped an international mining firm secure a magazine licence to enable it to commence operations at a new underground explosives store. Read more

ALARP guidance for oil & gas by Tom Leonard

ALARP guidance for oil & gas

The Irish Commission for Energy Regulation has published new guidance on ALARP for natural gas and LPG networks, and the petroleum exploration and extraction sector. Read more

Compliance with new Seveso III regulations by Tom Leonard

Compliance with new Seveso III regulations

Operators of COMAH / Seveso establishments in Ireland should be aware of the requirements set out in the new regulations that were introduced in 2015. Read more

Explosion hazards (ATEX) by Douglas Adamson

Explosion hazards (ATEX)

We help manage the risk associated with explosive atmospheres (ATEX) at diverse facilities, including pharmaceuticals, chemical storage, oil storage & refining, LPG storage, solven ... Read more