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Risk-based approach to hazardous area classification. Inst. Petrol. Guide publ'd November 1998, Inst. Petrol., London, numerous tables, 54 pages. (ISBN 0-85293-238-3).

This report presents a risk-based approach which may be applied to the classification of an upstream or downstream petroleum sector facility by consideration of the individual point source procedure presented in Chapter 5 of IP Model Code of Safe Practice, Part 15. Consideration is given to risk criteria, risk calculation methodology, continuous, primary, and secondary releases.

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