Major Hazard Installations

MHI Risk Assessments

BIRA is registered with the Department of Labour as an Approved Inspection Authority for conducting Major Hazard Installations (MHI) risk assessments and has conducted several such assessment throughout the process industries in South Africa. These assessmsnts are done in accordance with the Major Hazard Installations Regulations as contained in the Occupational Health and Safety Act  (Act 85 of 1993). BIRA conducts quantitative and qualitative risk assessments using international accepted and applied methodologies. Assessments can be conducted for existing and  new potential MHI installations and for resisential and commercial developments in the proximity of MHI installations.