Rehmat, T.

ABS Group, Houston, Texas

Tazim S. Rehmat is a Senior Engineer at ABS Group with more than 15 yr of experience in risk assessment, compliance auditing, PSM, PHA, PHA revalidation, LOPA, SIL analysis and refinery engineering/operations. Ms. Rehmat assists oil refineries in interpreting and implementing the State of California Department of Industrial Relations Division of Occupational Safety and Health GISO §5189.1 PSM for Petroleum Refineries (Cal/OSHA PSM regulation). She has developed webinars, published and peerreviewed papers, and presented workshops. She now provides training services in the areas of safety culture, hierarchy of controls analysis, safeguard protection analysis, damage mechanism reviews and human factors program development. Ms. Rehmat holds a BS degree in chemical engineering and is a member of the International Society of Automation.

Address damage mechanism reviews in a process hazard analysis

Performing damage mechanism reviews (DMRs) to determine credible degradation modes and susceptibilities of processing equipment has become an important step in developing effective mechanical integrity plans in the refining, chemical processing and related industries.