PHA for Waste Water Treatment Facility
Provided technical safety and engineering support for facilities that use powerful oxidizing agents to neutralize and detoxify waste water containing explosive materials.
Design Hazards Analysis for Nitroglycerin Waste Water Treatment System
Technical and economic evaluation of several denitrification processes.
PHA for Sodium Azide Recovery Process
Design/operational hazards analysis; analysis included start-up, emergency procedures, metal/metal contact, interlocks, process equipment modifications, maintenance, and operator exposure; quantified critical failure modes using probabilistic risk assessment.
PHA for Groundwater Treatment and Hazardous Waste Incineration Facility
Design HAZOP of liquid injection incinerator, hazardous liquid storage system, acidic water treatment system, and VOC destruction system.
PHA for Contained Burn Unit
Design hazards analysis for prototype and full-scale contained burn units; assistance with development of ignition techniques; thermal and sensitivity testing of process materials and residues.
Hazards Analysis for High-Temperature Thermal Treatment System
Hazards analysis support for the final design and start-up of a high-temperature thermal treatment system for explosives; subsequent hazards analyses on feed systems and conveyors; provided criteria for speeds, feed rates, and materials of construction; provided operator training for explosives handling.
PHA for TNT Red Water Wet Air Oxidation
Identification and quantification of hazard scenarios, considering oxygen incompatibility, hot surfaces, hot spray, liquid expansion, pressurized gas/vapor, thermal explosion, and contaminated surface hazards; developed recommendations for maximizing safety.
Equipment Evaluation for Processing Composted Samples
Assessment of mill used for the grinding of explosives-contaminated soils.
Hazards Review of Pilot Composter for Treatment of Explosives-Contaminated Soil
Review of the composter as modified for pilot operation in biological soil treatment; addressed design and operation, soil loading and discharge systems, pilot operations, maintenance, and decommissioning; established design and operating criteria.
Analysis and Sensitivity Testing of Contaminated Soil and Groundwater Samples
Testing of soil and groundwater samples from sites contaminated with explosive residue and waste products in support of remediation efforts.
Ordnance Site Assessment
Testing of explosives-contaminated soil samples from TNT manufacturing area, red water reservoir, yellow water reservoir, TNT line, sewer residue, and burning ground for sensitivity and reactivity.
Explosive Safety Submission for Soils Remediation Process
Prepared Explosive Safety Submission for submittal to appropriate DOD Element for review. Submittal included site history, process and safety systems description, hazards analysis, safety and design recommendations, and Quantity/ Distance analysis.