Safety and Loss Prevention

Hazards 32

Hazards 32 was held in the Harrogate Convention Centre (UK) from 18–20 October 2022.

The proceedings are available for purchase in the IChemE Shop.

Those papers which are subject to Crown Copyright are freely available below, under the Open Government License.


    1. The Development of Supplements to IGEM/TD/1 Edition 6 and IGEM/TD/13 Edition 2 for Hydrogen Service
      Andrew Cosham (Ninth Planet Engineering, UK), Jane Haswell, Gary Senior, Tony Stonehewer and Nikki Barker (Pipeline Integrity Engineers, UK), Mike Acton (DNV, UK), Ian McCluskey (The Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers, UK)
    2. Pipeline Release Rate Model (PiRRaM) for Pressure Liquefied Gases
      Andrew Newton (Health and Safety Executive, UK)
    3. Assessment of Vent Pipework Structural Support Response to Internal Explosion
      Andrew Benton, Neil Ketchell and Greg Kelly (ESR Technology Ltd, UK)
    4. Ageing Plants – Corrosion is the Real Enemy but there are other problems
      Robert Canaway (Suregrove Limited, UK)
    5. Failure of a 30 inch diameter oil pipeline due to atmospheric corrosion
      Keith Birkitt, James Hobbs and Ian Chapman (Health and Safety Executive, UK)
    6. Learning from Global Upstream Process Safety Event Data
      Kirsty Walker (Schlumberger, UK), David Fargie (bp, UK), Wendy Poore and Olav Skar (IOGP, UK)
    7. Lessons learnt on inherent safety in legacy high-hazard plant – a case study
      Malcolm Toft and Peter Hunt (Axiom Engineering Associates, UK)
    8. Management and technical factors emerging from the inspection activity after a major accident
      Romualdo Marrazzo (ISPRA, Italy), Paolo Bragatto (INAIL, Italy), Armando De Rosa (CNVVF, Italy)
    9. Is ventilation your trustworthy old friend when it comes to hydrogen?
      Jake Connor, Pablo Giacopinelli and Karina Almeida Leñero (Gexcon, UK)
    10. DSEAR and RGP in a novel nuclear application
      Keith A Johnson, Gareth Davies, Matthew Webber and Jeff Tattersall (Sellafield Ltd., UK)
    11. A Shielded Thermal Flux and Impacted Jet Fire Model
      Andrew Lawson, Luke Butcher, Shamsudeen Hassan, Jasmine Stainton, Graham Tickle and Ed Walton (ESR Technology Ltd, UK)
    12. Validation of Recent Improvements in Phast Dispersion Modelling
      Frank Hart and Mike Harper (DNV Digital Solutions, UK)
    13. It’s the people, dammit! Assessing process safety competence: one company’s approach.
      Gillian Wigham and Chee Kar Tham (Synthomer plc, UK), Ken Patterson (UK), Paul Bruffell (UK)
    14. Elevating Competency Frameworks through eLearning Solutions: Lessons Learned from COVID and Beyond
      Kristin Robbins and Lisa Ruth (ioMosaic, USA)
    15. Facilitator Competence for Human Reliability Assessments
      Lorraine Braben (LBC, UK)
    16. Application of Finite Element Methods for Evaluating Hazards to Equipment
      D. Powell and D. Bogosian (Baker Engineering and Risk Consultants, USA)
    17. Fire and Gas Mapping: Comparative Impact of Different Standards
      Shamsudeen Hassan and Lorna Henson (ESR Technology, UK)
    18. Investigating a Complex Energetic Decomposition Incident using Kinetic Modelling to Establish Safe Manufacturing Conditions
      Stephen Rowe and Keith Middle (DEKRA, UK)
    19. Steel fragilization due to emergency depressurization to protect gas compressor: real-scale experiment and modelling
      Vincent Blanchetiere, Kevin Gault, Yanshu Wand and Magali Polo (GRTgaz, France)
    20. Developing a solid-flame model for assessing consequences of large-scale rectangular pool fires and trench fires
      Yongfu Xu, David Worthington and Adeyemi Oke (DNV, UK)
    21. Development of a Resilience Model for the Analysis of Process Systems at the Early Design Stage
      Freya Veseyand Joan Cordiner (University of Sheffield, UK)
    22. Cryogenic Storage of Anhydrous Ammonia
      Adrian Wright (TGE Gas Engineering GmbH, UK)
    23. Bridging the gaps for Industrial Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Planning
      A. Perseval (Shamrock HSE Consultancy, Trinidad and Tobago), M. Baldeo (Arkulus Solutions, Trinidad and Tobago)
    24. Safety leadership: a nuclear industry perspective
      Nick Shaw (Office for Nuclear Regulation, UK)
    25. Mind the Gap – The case for a formally agreed ISO standard for process safety
      Andrea Longley (Scott Bader, UK), Michael Rantell (Novartis Grimsby Limited, UK), Ken Patterson (UK)
    26. Elevating Process Safety Leadership and Culture
      Yogendren Sevakumaran, Rizal Harris Wong, Mohd Bashir Ngah, Muhammad Nazri Jaafar and Mohamad Hanif Yusof (Petronas, Malaysia)
    27. Process Safety Management: Beyond the Norm
      Rizal Harris Wong, Yogendren Sevakumaran, Mohamad Fazaly Mohamad Ali and Nor Afida Sikandar Bacha (Petronas, Malaysia)
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    29. Contaminated Wounds: A Risk Assessment Challenge
      Tim Boland, Richard Cooper and Gareth Davies (Sellafield Ltd., UK)
    30. Safe plant reinstatement following intrusive work; new Energy Institute guidance
      Peter Webb (Beyond Risk Limited, UK)
    31. Operational Tabletop Drills to Improve Emergency Response Capabilities and Process Safety Culture
      Esra Mermi (Tupras Kirikkale Refinery, Turkey)
    32. Pay it Forward… or backwards! The importance of mentorship and knowledge sharing.
      Kayley Clusker (Atkins, UK)
    33. From theory to practice: a training course to spread the safety rules and warnings about hydrogen safety
      Romain Jambut, Vincent Blanchetière and Gilles Chatelet (GRTgaz, France), Anne Leprince (Storengy, France), Claire Saint-Macary (Térega, France), Christopher Henoch (CNPP, France)
    34. Cyber Security – What our systems are trying to tell us, and why we need to listen.
      David Allen (ABB, UK)
    35. SIF Testing – it’s more complicated than you think
      Andy Brazier (AB Risk Limited, UK), Nick Wise (SSE Hornsea Limited, UK), Harvey Dearden (Time Domain Solutions Limited, UK)
    36. Final element failure alarms, are they an essential feature of managing functional safety for your SIFs?
      Ian Kemble (ABB Consulting, UK)
    37. Process Safety: Keeping the Peace in a post war Age
      Angus Keddie (Process Safety Matters, UK)
    38. How I Became a Better Safety Engineer
      Keith Miller (IMechE Safety and Reliability Group, UK)
    39. IChemE Major Hazards Management Priorities
      Steven A Flynn (IChemE Learned Society Committee, UK)
    40. E-Hazop: A fresh approach to reviewing electrical systems
      Rob Fogg (ABB Consulting, UK)
    41. Gas transmission network conversion to Hydrogen: impact on explosive atmosphere sizing
      Vincent Blanchetiere, Romain Jambut and Pierre Quillatre (GRTgaz, France)
    42. Comparison of the Risks associated with Natural Gas and Hydrogen Distribution Networks
      Andrew Phillips and Ann Halford (DNV, UK), Russ Oxley (Northern Gas Networks, UK)
    43. 20 Years of DSEAR –A Retrospective View
      Tony Ennis (Haztech Consultants Ltd, UK)
    44. ATEX, We don’t know what we don’t know
      Scott Harding (Woodcock and Wilson Ltd, UK)
    45. Battery Warehouses – the Major Accident Challenge
      Pat Swords (PM Group, Ireland)
    46. The Process Safety Professional in a Net Zero World
      Ian Sutton (Sutton Technical Books, USA)
    47. Evaluating electrolyzer hazards in production of green hydrogen and ammonia
      Murtaza I. Gandhi (BakerRisk, USA)
    48. Major Common Issues arising from Process Safety Management Audits
      RDC Prior (SHExellence, South Africa)
    49. The Good, Bad and the Ugly – Pandemic-Driven Acceleration in Audit Technology
      David M Einolf (Endeavour EHS, USA), Nick Ashley (W. R. Grace and Co. USA), Luverna K Menghini (bp, USA)
    50. Shipping and Storing Polymerizable Substances: A styrene incident, complex new legislation and how to do it right
      Stephen Rowe, Kamran Rohan Arif and Adelia Moraleja Perez (DEKRA, UK)
    51. EAZe Process for Hazardous Area Classification of a Multipurpose Chemical Plant
      Prashanth Shivakumar (PSK Pharma Solutions Limited, UK)
    52. Risk Assessment Matrices – Fit For Purpose?
      Tomm Childs (TGE Gas Engineering, UK)
    53. SCTA: Killing 2 birds with 1 stone
      Jonathan Parsons (PPG Refinish, UK), Clive de Salis (DEKRA, UK)
    54. Brain-Centred Hazards: Risks and Remedies
      Sebastian Blair (DEKRA, UK)
    55. Human Factors Integration. The beginning is a good place to start
      Kayley Clusker (Atkins, UK)
    56. Guidance on vulnerability review and assessment for safety and environmental critical equipment to control escalation risks on atmospheric storage tank sites
      Ian Herbert (Vulcan Hazard Management Ltd, UK), John Evans (Thornton Tomasetti, UK), Mark Scanlon and Laszlo Komaromi (Energy Institute, UK)
    57. On the Lookout for Gas Leaks – a Remote Sensing Approach for Detecting Dangerous Gas Emissions within Chemical Plants
      Gerd Behme (Grandperspective GmbH, Germany)
    58. Risks to petroleum production and processing assets in compromised economic environments
      Tamuno Olu-Tima (PHRC, Nigeria)