Risk Analysis and Safety Engineering

A tank which landed 70 m. from its point of origin due to a fire induced tank explosion (FITE).


This is one of the scenario types omitted from standard risk assessments.


See the QRAQ risk analysis research projetct page for more examples.




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A site dedicated to quality in risk analysis

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 Descriptions of Taylor Associates software support tools for risk assessment and safety management.

 Results from research projects aimed at improving the quality of safety analysis.

 Accident case stories and lessons learned.

 Some unusual accident mechanism and causes to help support your HAZOP and Job Safety Analysis studies.

 Access to failure rate data which you are unlikely to find elsewhere

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