This year, R4Risk and SparkSeeker have partnered together, seeking to provide accessible risk management and process safety knowledge in China. The challenge that Chinese industrial companies are facing is how to improve safety awareness, safety culture and safety leadership. It’s a major challenge but, if successful, will have a key contribution to the overall safety […]
A big milestone has been achieved at R4Risk this month – December marks R4Risk’s tenth year of operation. We would like to take this occasion to reflect on the growth of our organisation and to also thank our staff and the support of our clients. Founded in 2008, R4Risk’s aim was to be recognised within […]
Here’s Astrid’s story of her graduate experience so far with R4Risk: In my first few weeks as a risk engineer, I was involved in a project that would be used to assist emergency responders in the event of a fire. I quickly realised that my undergraduate degree did not cover risk and safety analysis in […]
Following on from Elio Stocco’s presentation at HAZARDS Australasia in 2018, the Risk Engineering Society (RES) invited R4Risk to present at one of their events. The aim of the RES is to promote risk engineering, communicate and share lessons learned, facilitate collaboration between members and risk professionals and provide expert advice to stakeholders. The same concepts in […]
At the end of 2017, DNV GL released the latest version of their process hazard analysis software, Phast and Safeti 8. Version 8 offers a range of model improvements, particularly with the inclusion of the new Along Wind Dispersion (AWD) method. The AWD method enhances the representation of cloud dispersion for short duration releases. R4Risk […]
The 2017 edition of AS 1940 has recently been released. This standard sets out requirements and recommendations for the safe storage and handling of combustible liquids. Various clauses and definitions have been updated. Some updates that are of particular significance from a process safety perspective have been summarised by one of R4Risk’s Directors, Lachlan Dreher.