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Primatech 30-Year Anniversary Logo

Primatech’s President and CEO, Dr. Paul Baybutt, founded the company in October, 1987 to offer consulting services, training courses, and software products in process safety. More recently, the company has expanded into providing professional certifications.

Primatech Inc. thanks you for your support and trust in us. With your help, Primatech has many accomplishments over the last 30 years. They include:

  • Recently released its most innovative software product, PHAWorks® RA Edition, designed to allow users the ability to conduct both PHA & LOPA studies together
  • Developed the first commercial software for HAZOP and PHA studies
  • Developed the first commercial software for LOPA studies
  • Offered the first training course on PHA for team leaders
  • Offered the first certifications in PHA and process safety
  • Trained EPA and OSHA personnel in process safety
  • Established the Primatech Training Institute
  • Developed process safety guidance for OSHA
  • Developed process safety guidelines for the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration
  • Sponsored a human factors workshop in cooperation with the US Minerals Management Service and the UK Health and Safety Executive
  • Developed new and improved methods for PHA and LOPA
  • Pioneered the development of cyber and physical security vulnerability analysis methods
  • Published over 100 peer-reviewed technical papers and book chapters
  • Performed thousands of process safety projects and training courses

Primatech has seen the field of process safety develop from a fledgling topic into an internationally recognized discipline and has accumulated a wealth of process safety knowledge. Feel free to browse our website, including the technical materials section, to tap into this knowledge base.

If you have questions on any process safety topic or need additional information, you may contact us via our website at request information; or by emailing info@primatech.com.