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Why do major catastrophic accidents occur? International regulations requiring companies to implement process safety management practices have been in place for decades and still catastrophic accidents happen. This course will explore what it takes for a company to go from having a process safety program to having an effective performance-oriented process safety program and will provide templates that attendees can use to improve their programs in areas such as Management of Change, Incident Investigation, Operating procedures and other elements. In addition, the course will advise attendees on how to incorporate newer process safety concepts such as SIL and LOPA into their existing programs
The course is design for attendees wanting an introduction to current day international best practices within the Process Safety Industry as well as those persons currently involved in the management or implementation of process safety within their facilities who are looking to develop new programs or who are interested in improving the effectiveness of the programs they have in place.
The objective of the class is to train attendees to implement a typical process safety management model including:
- Understanding the key aspects of the elements of a typical PSM management system
- Requirements of each element
- How to develop each of the elements
- Auditing planning, delivery, and reporting
- Evaluating SMS effectiveness against risks
- Best practices for each element
This class is an overview of the PSM concept, how to develop a program, how to implement, and best practices for petroleum, petrochemical and chemical facilities. Included is an overview of proven process safety management strategies.