LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - Vahid Ebadat, CEO of Stonehouse Process Safety (Stonehouse), announced that Stonehouse has moved into expanded corporate headquarters located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. The new expanded testing laboratories will allow Stonehouse to meet increased demand for combustible dust testing and other process safety testing services. Stonehouse provides expert process safety consulting, testing, training and litigation support services in the specialist areas of dust flash fires and explosions, NFPA 652 dust hazard analysis (DHA), gas and vapor flammability, electrostatic hazards, and self-heating/thermal decomposition.

“It is critical for processing companies to know that they are operating in a safe environment and that effective measures are in place to manage the risks of fire and explosion to protect employees, contractors, the community and the facility,” said Vahid Ebadat, CEO, Stonehouse. “Our consulting team and testing laboratories provide comprehensive, competitively-priced services and support to our clients for the necessary quality expertise and data to ensure safe operations.”

Stonehouse’s laboratories provide quality-controlled process safety data for safe operation in the process industries including the pharmaceutical, chemical, food, legal and insurance, metals, paper and pulp, plastics, rubber, and other process manufacturing industries. Principal laboratory testing services include combustible dust testing, electrostatic hazard testing, self-heating/thermal instability testing, and flammability testing of gases and vapors.

Stonehouse can help clients select only the tests that they need for their specific applications. After testing, Stonehouse can interpret the data obtained from testing to identify and evaluate process safety hazards and provide practical recommendations for the effective elimination or control of those hazards. Stonehouse also can set up and run customized tests to simulate actual process and operating conditions where standardized tests fall short of providing adequate safety information.

Stonehouse consulting services include dust explosion hazard analysis (DHA), fire and explosion hazard assessment, electrostatic hazard control, hazardous (electrical) area classification, process hazard analysis (PHA), PSM, organizational process safety competency gap analysis, and incident investigation.

Stonehouse’s new company headquarters address is 11D Princess Rd, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.