Risk Engineering Position Paper: Pre-Start-Up Safety Review

Marsh’s risk engineering position paper provides guidance on conducting an effective pre-startup safety review.

Marsh’s risk engineering position paper on pre-startup safety review (PSSR) aims to define the key attributes that would be rated by Marsh as very good for a PSSR in the oil, gas, and petrochemical industry. The attributes demonstrated in this position paper can be used to support and define risk improvement recommendations and can also provide detailed advice to clients seeking to improve their management systems.

The paper covers the value of the PSSR process, when to conduct one and who carries out a PSSR, the steps in a PSSR, monitoring, and checklists.