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What does PRHA stand for?

PRHA stands for Process Hazard Analysis (chemical process safety, industrial process safety)

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Chevron said it was working with the CSB to make changes to its process hazard analysis programme, while strengthening the refinery's reliability programme for piping and equipment.
Among other requirements, the rule: * requires industries to perform process hazard analysis at each step of the chemical process; * mandates hazard analysis of at least 50% by May 1995, at least 75% by May 1996, and completion by May 1997; * requires industry to provide written operating plans on how to implement employee participation; * requires employers to provide employees with access to process hazard analyses, including safety procedures such as lockout/tagout; * holds contractors responsible for training workers; * requires employers to train workers on specific safety and health standards; and * mandates employers to certify in writing that workers have the ability and knowledge to perform their jobs.
A key component of this commitment is a process hazard analysis for each plant process involving hazardous chemicals.
performing a process hazard analysis to find potential problems before an accident is critical, says Art Mundt, expertise center leader for process safety services at Dow in Freeport, Texas.