- Identify potential detonating/ deflagrating materials
- Identify those materials which are easily ignited as a dust cloud or layer
- Identify those materials which self-heat at low temperatures
- Identify those materials which may generate flammable (or inert) gas when they decompose
- Establish the consequence of the explosion
- Establish suitable prevention and protection measures
Vahid Ebadat is the CEO of Chilworth North America, a global leader in process safety, specializing in preventing explosions, fire and accidental chemical releases in plants where hazardous materials are handled.