Process Safety Management

In this training course, participants will learn the fundamentals of Process Safety Management, and the main standard frameworks for it. Topics include:

  • What Is PSM?
  • How is it distinct from occupational safety?
  • How has it evolved?
  • How are process safety hazards identified and assessed?
  • What are barriers?
  • How should we manage the barriers?
  • How emergency planning and response fits into PSM
  • Importance of “lessons learned”

Practical exercises will be included at all stages where it is appropriate to do so, and the training will be delivered in an interactive format.

Hierarchy of controls

Engineers, Executives, Supervisors, and Managers especially those who work in Process Engineering, HSE, Risk Management, Plant Operations, Process Safety, and Fire & Explosion Investigation will benefit by attending this course.

Potential attendees are listed out as follow:

  • Station Commander
  • Plant Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Executive
  • Fire Engineer
  • HSE Executive
  • HSE Engineer
  • HSE Manager
  • Process Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Operations Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer

Day 1: History and Fundamentals

09:00 – 10:00 Background and History of PSM
10:00 – 10:30 What is a Hazard?
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:00 Types of Process Safety Hazards
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:30 Identifying and Assessing Hazards (including practical exercises)
14:30 – 14:45 Coffee Break
14:45 – 15:15 Introduction to Managing Hazards
15:15 – 16:30 What is critical equipment? Practical exercise

 

Day 2: Barriers and Barrier Management

09:00 – 10:00 Introduction and overview of local regulations
09:45 – 10:15 Barrier Management 1 (Introduction and Prevention)
10:15 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Barrier Management 2 (Hazardous Areas, Ignition Control)

Including practical Hazardous Area Classification exercise

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 Barrier Management 3 (Mitigation)
14:00 – 14:30 Introduction to Barrier Management by BowTie methodology
14:30 – 14:45 Coffee Break
14:45 – 16:30 Interactive Barrier Management Exercise – BowTie Development

 

Day 3: Incident Planning and Investigations

09:00 – 10:30 Procedures, Inspection and Maintenance, Management of Change
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:30 People On Site (Contractors, Site Visitors etc.)
11:30 – 12:00 Incidents
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 Investigations
14:00 – 14:15 Coffee Break
14:15 – 15:30 Barrier Failure Analysis Interactive Exercise
15:30 – 16:00 Real Incidents and Wrap Up

IMPORTANT UPDATE

Due to the current travel restrictions worldwide, present Process Safety Management training has been suspended until further notice. Currently, Process Safety Management training is provided online and on-demand. Please contact info@gexcon.com for more details.

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