exida Recorded Webinars

How to Complete a Successful Remote HAZOP

Recording Date: April 2020

The COVID-19 virus has had a profound impact on travel and business operation, resulting in many new challenges for industrial operating facilities. One of these is the completion of HAZard and Operability (HAZOP) studies, a key step in the functional safety lifecycle.

The completion of a remote HAZOP is one solution that does not require travel, but has specific challenges considering the complexity of the material reviewed and a remote team. This webinar will cover best practices for conducting remote HAZOPs to maximize the success of remote HAZOP studies including considerations for the: HAZOP team, meeting technology, meeting structure, and meeting Preparation.

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About the Presenter:

Patrick O'Brien

Patrick O’Brien Patrick O’Brien is a Safety and Cybersecurity Engineer at exida LLC, where he performs numerous end user focused training, consulting, and support services for industrial facilities in functional safety and cybersecurity. In addition to his consulting work, he has assisted with product development through testing, application specification, and the creation of user tutorials for the exSILentia® software platform, including significant work with the exida CyberPHAx™ and CyberSL tools. He has assisted with the development of exida training material and other knowledge-based content. He also helped develop cybersecurity projects through technical support and the translation of cybersecurity documents between English and German. Mr. O’Brien recently graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in German Language and Culture.