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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

 

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WHO WE ARE

We take pride in helping our clients understand options.

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WHAT WE DO

Bluefield provides consulting in consultation, facilitation and instruction.

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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

Safety Lifecycle – Part 3: Developing Risk Tolerance Criteria

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: PHA, Process Safety, Process Safety Management, Risk Assessment, Safety Lifecycle, Workplace Safety|Tags: , , |

“If we accept there is no such thing as ‘zero risk’ then we should not spin the meaning of words with assertions such as ‘all accidents are preventable.’ – Dr. Rob Long In terms of [...]

Check Valves and Risk Assessment: Should You Take Credit?

By | September 28th, 2017|Categories: PHA, Process Safety, Risk Assessment, Safety Lifecycle|Tags: , , |

“Unless you go forward then you are going back.”  - Greg Lake Check valves (CVs) are routinely installed as safeguards against reverse flow.  Just as routinely, check valves are dismissed as safeguards during process hazard [...]

Hope You Won’t Have to Use It: Fire Extinguisher Inspections

By | September 21st, 2017|Categories: Workplace Safety|Tags: , , , , |

“The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.”  Fyodor Dostoevsky OSHA does not require fire extinguishers. Not in most work places. The fire [...]