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PROCESS SAFETY CONSULTING FOR THE
CHEMICAL, PETROCHEMICAL, REFINERY,
OIL, GAS, AND GRAIN HANDLING INDUSTRIES

Bluefield Process Safety, LLC is a small, privately held consulting company that serves the chemical, petrochemical, refinery, oil, gas, and grain handling industries in their efforts to make their processes and facilities safer. Our vision is simple: make the world a safer place.

Bluefield Process Safety offers many services to our clients including:

Facilitation of HazOp studies and other Process Hazard Analysis studies

Risk Assessment within the facility and the process

Risk Tolerance Criteria determination and application

Facilitation of Levels of Protection Analysis

Safety Instrumented Systems

Safety Requirement Specifications

Training

Pre-Startup Safety Reviews

Regulatory Compliance assistance

HIPPS (High-Integrity Pressure Protection Systems)

Proof Test Procedures

 

CONTACT US TODAY

WHO WE ARE

We take pride in helping our clients understand options.

WHAT WE DO

Bluefield provides consulting in consultation, facilitation and instruction.

We support the safety lifecycle.

Bluefield Process Safety helps its clients understand their options. It’s the company Mike wanted to be there back when he was working in chemical operations: quick to understand what you need, able to deliver without fat or waste, ready to share its methods and tools so you can do the work yourself next time if you choose.

You don’t have time or money to squander. Whether it’s properly preparing for a HazOp so your personnel aren’t tied up for days when hours would do, or helping you to take proper credit for the layers of protection you already have in place, Bluefield Process Safety makes sure you achieve the safety you need as effectively as possible.

Safety Lifecycle

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By |October 17th, 2019|Categories: PHA, Process Safety Management, Risk Assessment, Safety Lifecycle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

“But how they can be charged with negligence because they were not wizards, appellant’s brief does not make clear.”  — Osmond K. Fraenkel, successfully arguing before the New York Supreme Court, 1935 In a world [...]

Fools Rush In: What We Really Expect

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: Procedures, Workplace Safety|Tags: , , , , , |

“For Fools rush in where Angels fear to tread.”  — Alexander Pope I once led some process safety training that involved people from several different plants from around the world. After almost a week together, [...]