Explosion Hazards and Explosion prevention:
Specific experience is available on gas and dust systems deflagrations and detonations.
Practical work has been executed on a number of systems containing air, oxygen and/or chlorine as oxidant.
Publications on explosion hazards are mentioned on the literature page.
Incident analyses have been practiced since 1972 and analyses were executed on a regular basis since 1978. The Tripod beta technology has been applied since early 2000.
Analyses have been carried out on a broad range of activities including Production, Logistics (air, rail, road and ship), Information Technology, Chemical Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Paper Industry, Coatings Industry, Research & Development, Utilities, Administrative Activities and other work areas.
Scenario analysis was practiced to identify undesirable events, possible threats and consequences, controls and defenses as well as organizational weaknesses for a range of activities. Since 2007 the BowTie methodology was used as standard technique.
Experience with emergency preparedness is centered around Transportation of Dangerous Goods (toxic gases, flammable material and unstable products), Fire Brigade training (companies and municipal) and preparation with respect to chemical emergencies including fire and explosion, Emergency Plan preparation and Emergency Recovery activities.