Process safety audit in the petrochemical industry

2019 / Safety management for major accident prevention / Oil&Gas

The objectives of the Audit activity are:

  • verify the level of implementation and effectiveness of the safety management system with particular attention to the process safety aspects;
  • identify good / best process safety management practices in place at the individual plants in order to facilitate their sharing and distribution;
  • highlight areas of possible improvement in the process safety performance;
  • plan short, medium and long-term actions to ensure the improvement of process safety performance.

The elements subject to analysis can be grouped into four categories making up the four pillars of process safety.