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6 Engineering

Springboard Business Centre, 24 Ellerbeck Way, Stokesley, North Yorkshire, TS9 5JZ

Tel +44 1287 750 911 (Teesside Office) Tel +44 1224 460 246 (Aberdeen Office) Tel +44 1925 357 677 (Warrington Office) Tel +49 6922 222 4612 (Cologne Office)

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Welcome to 6 Engineering - Your safety engineering partner

We are engineering consultants for the major hazard industries. Based in North Yorkshire, we support industry worldwide, helping you to keep people and assets safe and free from unnecessary risk.

Our founder and director, Nick Howard, holds a BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering and an MSc in environmental technology. Nick is also a qualified Functional Safety Engineer and holds FSEng (TÜV Rheinland).

Nick started his career as an undergraduate with Teesside Power Station and as a graduate with Mitsui Babcock and Aker Kvaerner. He is also a committee member of the IChemE Teesside branch and supports local schools’ career events.

Our Mission Statement
“To provide word class safety expertise, helping you to keep people and assets free from unnecessary risk”

Working with us
Our business model is to engage resources on an ‘as-required’ basis, offering clients a fast-responding and cost-effective service. We are able to take on smaller projects, which larger consultancies may find difficult to resource.




These are the consultancy services that we offer:

  • Training
  • Compliance Audits
  • Technical Standards Reviews and Surveys
  • Hazard and Risk Assessments

Functional Safety

  • SIL Calculations
  • SIL Loop Design
  • Safety Requirements Specification Preparation

SIL Verification Proof Testing:

  • Independent witnessing
  • Procedure preparation
  • Functional Safety Assessments
  • Functional Safety Verification
  • Functional Safety Auditing
  • SIL Problem Solving
  • SIL Familiarisation Training

Process Safety

These are the process safety services that we offer:

  • HAZID – Hazard Identification Study
  • HAZOP – Hazard and Operability Study
  • LOPA – Layer of Protection Analysis
  • HAC – Hazardous Area Classification
  • Offshore Safety Cases
  • COMAH Safety Cases

Consequence Analysis Modelling:

  • Gas Dispersion
  • Fire
  • Explosion


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