Process Safety Consulting

Process Safety Consultancy requires a wide range of specialised skills and competencies. Chilworth has three decades of experience in providing these expert solutions.

Whatever your Process Safety needs, Chilworth have the technical skills and breadth of experience to support your business.

Whether you are carrying out a safety review, implementing safety audits or ensuring compliance with standards or regulations, we have the up-to-date resources and skills to complete the task. And if you require help with problem solving or incident investigation, you can rely on impartial advice and support from our experienced team whenever you need it. 

Most importantly, our team is your team. Chilworth's consultancy services can be built around your precise business needs; whether adding to your capabilities or supporting you on a short, medium or long-term basis through our partnership programmes.

 Our Process Safety Engineering services include:

  • Safety Studies
  • Audits and Assessments
  • Call-off Support
  • Benchmarking
  • Incident Investigation
  • Regulatory Compliance (ATEX, SEVESO II, DSEAR, COMAH

There is no single route to compliance but Chilworth's unrivalled experience in analysis, testing, consultancy, design, training and expert witness services means, whatever their size or scope, you have a knowledgeable partner for your process safety with us. Our consulting engineers work across a vast array of process industries from chemicals, pharma, food & drink, petrochem, biomass, waste and many others.

No two sites or projects are exactly the same, so our tream of skilled and knowledgeable experts will take the time required to fully understand your site, its operational needs and any staff training requirements necessary. With a comprehensive knowledge of the latest regulations, our skilled and dedicated engineers will report objectively and confidentially, working alongside you to implement any changes in a constructive and manageable way.






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Nikesh Shah
Nikesh Shah

Business Development Executive +44 7437 012814

Process Safety Consulting

  • Fire and Explosion Hazards
  • Flammable Liquids & Gases
  • Reactive Chemical Hazards
  • Thermal Stability
  • IEC 61508/11 SIL
  • Vent Sizing (DIERS)
  • Electrostatic Hazards
  • Energetic Materials (Explosives, Propellants, Pyrotechnics)
  • Hazardous Area Classification
  • Mechanical Equipment Ignition Risk Assessment
  • Consequence Modelling (PHAST)
  • Transport & Classification of Dangerous Goods Safety Data Advice
  • Expert Witness
  • OBRA

Serving clients in..

  • Aerospace
  • Agrochemicals
  • Chemicals / Fine Chemicals
  • Cosmetics
  • Engineering
  • Food & Drink
  • Government
  • Insurance Companies
  • Law Firms
  • Metals
  • Oil & Petrochemical
  • Personal & Household products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Plastics & Rubber
  • Power
  • Water / Waste
  • Wood / Paper

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A Question of Compliance ATEX-DSEAR

For the UK, the introduction of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations or DSEAR followed from the EU's ATEX 137 Directive 199/92/EC. Regulations that have been enforced since 2003.

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ATEX 137 - Directive 199-92-EC

199/92/EC sets out the minimum requirements for improving health and safety for workers within potentially exlposive atmospheres.

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