MRS staff have been involved in a number of landmark safety and risk projects that have established the methods and data used by industry at large. MRS staff have been routinely called upon by owners and operators as well as regulators of hazardous processes to assist them in solving operational and safety problems. in investigating major accidents, and in setting up management systems to improve safety.
The depth and breadth of the MRS staff expertise and our credentials within the chemical process industry are exemplified by the books in which MRS staff has been key authors. These books include Guidelines for the Technical Management for Chemical Process Safety and Guidelines for the Safe Storage and Handling of High Toxic Hazard Materials. MRS staff also assisted Thompson Publishing Group in the preparation of the Risk Management Program Handbook and Compliance Manual.
MRS staff have prepared Risk Management and Prevention Programs (RMPPs) for more than forty facilities in California. Facilities for which MRS has prepared RMPPs include:
- A large refinery
- Chemical manufacturing plants
- Wastewater treatment facilities
- Municipal water treatment facilities
- Electroplating companies; and
- Dairies and food storage plants with refrigeration systems
MRS staff have performed risk analysis studies for a large number of petroleum clients and local governments covering a broad range of needs and activities. The objectives of these studies have been to assess risk in terms of potential impacts to plant personnel and offsite communities, impacts to normal operations (business interruption); and to assist in the protection of assets.