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Facility Siting: Risk-Based Solutions and Their Benefits

Facility Siting is part of the Process Hazard Assessment (PHA) requirement in Process Safety Management (PSM) as it applies to OSHA’s CFR 1910.119. The American Petroleum Institute’s recommended practices (API 752, 753 and 756) offer guidance in performing a Facility Siting study. There are many approaches to Facility Siting which can be categorized as either […]

Facility Siting: Mitigation Planning and Implementation to Address Hazards

Facility Siting is a required component of the Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) element of Process Safety Management (PSM) and addresses hazards to occupied buildings from explosion, fire and toxic releases. API RP-752 is the leading industry guidance for Facility Siting and includes a requirement to develop and implement a hazard mitigation plan. Some companies are […]

What You Need to Know About Facility Siting and Revalidation

Facility Siting is an assessment of occupied buildings given potential exposure to explosion, fire and toxic hazards. As stated in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard 29 CFR Part 1910, it is a requirement for Process Safety Management (PSM) covered processes. Sites are always changing and, as a part of the Management of […]

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