The optimal support
for industrial risk analysis

For a successful and insightful industrial risk assessment,
take advantage of the power of the Bow-Tie method.

The efficacy of the Bow-Tie method

Risk assessment procedures are one of the cornerstones of the work of consultants, process companies, and specialized engineers. Thanks to the tool Bow-Tie Cards Tecsa you can optimize the work of analysis and risk assessment in the industrial environment.

Luca Fiorentini, author of the manual “Bow-Tie, industrial risk management across sectors” and Rosario Sicari, together authors of the publication “Analysis, evaluation and operational management of risk”, deconstruct the Bow-Tie method to outline a guided system of analysis and evaluation of risk. From the combination of Tecsa’s solid technical experience and Chaos Consulting’s skills, comes Bow-Tie Cards Tecsa.

The tool, effective and versatile, will guide you in the study of critical events for process and plant safety. The incisiveness of the Bow-Tie method at the service of industry.


Industrial Risk Assessment Tool

The tool Bow-Tie Cards Tecsa consists of a practical deck of cards, accompanied by an introductory booklet and 4 canvas A5 format. A useful support to deepen and put into practice the Bow-Tie methodology. A guided procedure, structured in 28 cards:

  • 7 Preparation
  • 7 Structure
  • 9 Barrier
  • 5 Conclusion

Industrial Risk Assessment Tool

Developed by Tecsa in collaboration with Chaos Consulting, this risk management tool represents a valid support for the identification of the barriers of the process industry, for the study of the criticality and the possible risks in the field of health and safety in the workplace.

Study of the specific barriers

Bow-Tie Cards Tecsa deck meets the guidelines developed by the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). The 4 canvases that accompany the tool refine the experience of analyzing barriers and industrial risks. Thanks to the canvas, you can study:

  • the type of barrier, based on the phases of detection, decision, and action;
  • the actual criticality of the barrier, to formulate a register of critical elements adapted to the context;
  • the performance of the individual barriers, concerning the FARSI approach (Functionality, Availability, Reliability, Safety, Independence);
  • all potential hazards in the industrial environment, according to the indications provided by the ISO776 standard.
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