Risk Matrix as Tool for Risk Assessment in the Chemical Process Industries

  • Bernd Ruge


Semi-quantitative risk assessment in the chemical process industries by using a risk matrix is described and the use of the matrix demonstrated in two examples.


Risk Class Acceptable Risk Fault Tree Analysis Risk Matrix Chemical Process Industry 
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  1. 1.
    Similar risk assessment methods are described in Gefahrenermittlung/Gefahrenbewertung, ISSA Prevention Series No. 2027 (1997)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    IEC 61511-1Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    VDI-Guideline 4006, Part 1 und 2, February 2003Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernd Ruge
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  1. 1.BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Process SafetyLudwigshafenGermany

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