Acronyms & Terms Glossary

Double Jeopardy

Simultaneous occurrence of two or more independent, revealed (overt) failures in a system.

Double jeopardy is considered during Process Hazard Analyses (PHAs) conducted by aeSolutions' trained facilitators. PHAs help companies identify hazard scenarios that could lead to a release of highly hazardous chemicals that can cause negative impact on people, the environment, and property.