We are a team of like-minded process safety specialists with a passion for what we do – making industry safer.

Our Team

Our engineers and scientists come from industry, consulting, and academia, and are recognized for their expertise in identifying and solving process safety hazards. Many are nationally or internationally recognized experts in their fields.

Dr. Vahid Ebadat Ph.D., M.Inst.P, MIET, C.Phys. is CEO of Stonehouse Process Safety, Inc. He has worked extensively as an operational and process hazards consultant for the chemical, pharmaceutical, food, oil/gas, and paper/wood industries. He has been a member of NFPA 77 Technical Committee on Electrostatic Hazards; NFPA 654 Standard for the Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions from the Manufacturing, Processing, and Handling of Combustible Particular Solids; and ASTM E27 Committee on Hazard Potential of Chemicals. Earlier in his career, Dr. Ebadat served as CEO of Chilworth Technology, Inc. for more than 20 years. Dr. Ebadat has published many technical articles and papers globally and speaks widely on the topic of process safety, dust explosion mitigation, gas and vapor flammability, and controlling electrostatic hazards.

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Why work with us

More than three decades of practical experience in the assessment and control of fire, explosion, accidental release of chemicals, and electrostatic hazards throughout process industries globally. Membership and active participation in pertinent national standard making committees. A scientific, yet practical, approach using hard data whenever possible. Process safety data obtained using our own laboratories where appropriate. Prioritization of our recommendations in the order of criticality to the safety of the personnel and facility to help you work towards your safety goals efficiently and cost-effectively.