ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

Advanced Process Risk Assessment and Risk Management

Available dates

Dec 15—19, 2019
5 days
London, United Kingdom
USD 6500
USD 1300 per day
Dec 15—19, 2019
5 days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 3300
USD 660 per day

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About the course

Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems are based on a proactive process for incidents prevention as well as reactive monitoring of performance. Risk assessment is required to be applied to all activities that impacts on health & Safety, production, asset, environment and the Company reputation. In this seminar you will learn how to:

  • Improve your practical skills in applying advanced risk assessment techniques relevant to the process industry
  • Effectively balance risk against cost in order to optimize risk reduction measures
  • Motivate your people for improved safety culture
  • Appreciate the role of Quantified Risk Assessment and major hazards
  • Apply root-cause analysis to incident investigation and analysis

Course Objectives

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the difference between hazard, risk and risk assessment
  • Learn how to evaluate different types of risk
  • Develop the skills of applying advanced risk assessment techniques relevant to the process industry
  • Develop a strategy for planning and implementing risk reduction action plans
  • Appreciate the contribution of human error to accidents
  • Be able to apply advanced techniques for root-cause analysis for incidents

Course Outline

Advanced Risk Assessment Techniques: HAZOP

  • Introduction to hazards identification and analysis techniques
  • Techniques for hazard identification and analysis- HAZOP
  • Syndicate exercise- application of HAZOP to batch and continuous processes
  • Integrating HAZOP within the risk management system
  • Review of commercial HAZOP software

The role of Quantified Risk Assessment ‘QRA’

  • Failure Modes & Effects Analysis ‘FMEA’
  • Decision trees and Event Tree Analysis ‘ETA’
  • Sources of failure data
  • Fault Tree Analysis ‘FTA’
  • Quantification of ETA and FTA
  • Evaluation of Individual and Societal Risks

Mechanics of Fire, Explosion and Toxic Releases

  • The role of consequence analysis in QRA
  • Types of Fires: Jet flame, pool fire, flash fire, BLEVE
  • Types of Explosion: VCE, UVCE, pressure burst, dust explosion
  • Vulnerability analysis
  • Commercial software for modelling releases, fire, explosion and toxic releases

Advanced Incidents Investigation Techniques

  • Human contribution to accidents
  • The role of root cause Analysis in identifying management system failures
  • Accident investigation techniques
  • Latent failure and root causes for incidents
  • Techniques for root-cause analysis

Promoting a positive safety culture

  • Introduction to Safety Culture
  • Techniques for improving safety culture
  • Measuring improvements in safety culture
  • Integrating safety culture within the HSE Management System

Who should attend

  • Production, project, process, mechanical, control, maintenance and HSE personnel
  • All personnel involved in implementing the Company’s HSE Management System

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