Mr. Hazzan has over thirty-five years of experience in process safety and risk analysis, process security, engineering, and plant operations. He has served as a Project Manager/Lead Engineer for a number of safety and risk studies, security analyses, and audits. This work has comprised extensive experience in PSM/RMP auditing (over 100 such audits in the past 12 years), security vulnerability analyses (SVA), process hazard analyses (PHA), release (source term) calculations for severe reactor accidents, facility siting studies, and dispersion/consequence calculations, development of mechanical integrity management systems, and probabilistic risk analyses. He has also performed approximately 85 SVAs for MTSA-covered and non-MTSA-covered chemical/process sites, and prepared 27 facility security plans for such facilities, and has performed the marine vessel collision frequency analysis for the Independent Risk Analyses for four proposed LNG deep water ports. He is one of the developers of DHS’s Risk Analysis and Management for Critical Asset Protection (RAMCAP) sector screening and SVA methodology for the chemical, petroleum, and LNG sectors. He has also served as a design engineer for nuclear power plant fluid/mechanical systems.

Mr. Hazzan has authored and extensively taught training courses in process safety and risk analysis, as well as security/SVA for the chemical/process and power industries.  He has developed and conducted SVA and Facility Security Officer training to hundreds of chemical and petroleum industry representatives, including the SVA training provided for DHS’s Protective Security Advisors (PSA) and Federal Protective Service, as well as many training courses in various areas of process safety and risk management. He has published 25 technical papers in the areas of process safety and risk and security, has served as an expert witness on process safety during the permit hearing process for a new chemical recycling facility, and is the co-author of the CCPS book, Guidelines For Analyzing And Managing The Security Vulnerabilities Of Fixed Chemical Sites, Inherently Safer Chemical Processes, 2nd, edition, Guidelines for Auditing Process Safety Management Systems, and a contributor to the CCPS book on Mechanical Integrity.

Mr. Hazzan also served over twenty six years in the U.S. Navy, including 7 years on active duty in the nuclear submarine force, and retiring as a Naval Reserve Engineering Duty Officer with the rank of Captain.  He holds a Secret clearance.

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