This comprehensive training course will provide an overview of each of the 20 PSM elements. Facilitators will also share best practices on implementing and managing each of these elements.
The course is organized in 4 modules which are offered as classroom and/or virtual sessions. These can also be customized to meet specific client needs.
Learning objectives:In this course, you will:
- Learn how to identify process safety and major accident hazards in your facilities, and how to assess their risks and define critical controls (barriers)
- Understand the concepts of static and dynamic barrier management, and how barrier management can be used to analyse process safety and root cause incident investigation
- Get hands-on experience with the development of bowtie diagrams
- Learn the characteristics if different types of barriers: hardware (plant), human (people) and organisational (process)
- Understand how a PSM system can help manage process safety risks, by providing governance and structure in terms of:
- Showing commitment of the organisation to process safety,
- Understanding hazards and their associated risk,
- Managing risk in operations, maintenance and when new projects are initiated, and
- Learning from incidents.
- Get a detailed overview of the expectations and good-industry practices related to the individual PSM elements of CCPS-RBPS and EI PSM frameworks. This includes good-industry practices for digitalising PSM processes.
- Module 1: Commit to process safety
- Process safety culture
- Compliance with standards
- Process safety competency
- Workforce involvement
- Stakeholder outreach
- Module 2: Understand hazards and risk
- Process knowledge management
- Hazard identification and risk analysis
- Module 3: Manage risk
- Operating procedures
- Safe work practices
- Asset integrity and reliability
- Contractor management
- Training and performance assurance
- Management of change
- Operational readiness
- Conduct of operations
- Emergency management
- Module 4: Learn from incidents
- Incident investigation
- Measurement and metrics
- Management review and continuous improvement.
Who should attendThe course is designed for those responsible for developing and implementing process safety management in their organisation, but that do not yet have a solid understanding of process safety and good industry practices of PSM. This could include:
- Plant or unit managers
- Head of sections or departments (operations, maintenance and inspection, engineering, etc.)
- Senior engineers (e.g. reliability, inspection).
Delivery options:This course can be delivered as:
- Five-day classroom program: The program is based on a mix of interactive lectures, breakout sessions and worked cases. The course is delivered in one working week
- An alternative, equivalent virtual classroom programme. The duration of the training is longer as it will be part-time and spread over several weeks; the exact duration is flexible, to be discussed and agreed. The training is a mix of plenary online interactive lectures, cases worked on offline by the participants, and online feedback sessions.