“What If?” Analyses

Definition(s)


 “What If?” Analyses

These consist of a structured series of considered questions dealing with aspects of the design, construction and operation of an installation and determine the general consequences of any deviation from the norm.

Source: Approved Code of Practice for Managing Hazards to Prevent Major Industrial Accidents, Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, Department of Labour, New Zealand, July 1994. Regulatory Guidance