Advanced Process Safety Management - PSM II

Georgia Tech Professional Education

How long?

  • 5 days
  • in person

Georgia Tech Professional Education

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Who should attend

This course is designed for those with a working knowledge of PSM, managers of PSM programs, and operators that need to move beyond basics and learn advanced methods and management of process safety.

About the course

Many employers who are required to comply with OSHA’s 1910.119 Process Safety Management standard have received basic training in OSHA’s Process Safety Management Standard, but are not fully aware of the advanced methods of process safety utilized throughout the world in the proper management of chemical process hazards. Advanced Process Management (PSM II) provides learners with those advanced methods in a case study driven, interactive environment.

What You Will Learn

  • Reactive hazards – exothermic, endothermic, and Grignard
  • Advanced selection of recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices (RAGAGEPs) – application and justification
  • Application of Codes and Standards in mechanical integrity (MI)
  • MI Principles of Inspection and Testing and quality assurance
  • Special equipment management including relief, vent, flare, and safety integrity level devices
  • Process Hazard Analysis, Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), risk tolerance, Facility Siting
  • LOPA conditional modifiers
  • Application of LOPA in analyzing risk
  • Best methods of management of change
  • International process safety – Control of Major Accident Hazards and Seveso II
  • Conduct of operations and license to operate

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn advanced process safety by developing a process safety culture.
  • Understand process hazards of toxicity, corrosivity, fire, and explosion.
  • Review the key elements of a good MI program.
  • Manage the risk of operating instructions, safe work practices, and contractor management.
  • Apply MI risk management tools: RBMI Remaining Life, Fit for Service.
  • Utilize MI automation programs such as Maximo and SAP.

Content

COMMIT TO PROCESS SAFETY

  • Process safety culture
  • Understanding process hazards

MI PROGRAM ELEMENTS

  • Relief system design reviews
  • Inherently safer
  • Codes, Standards, and RAGAGEP
  • Inspection, testing and quality assurance

RISK MANAGEMENT TOOLS

  • Remaining life
  • Risk based MI
  • Fitness for service
  • Software

QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS METHODS

  • LOPA

ADDITIONAL TOPICS

  • Best methods for auditing PSM
  • Managing international process safety
  • Conduct of operations
  • License to operate

Experts

Robert Hendry

Robert "Bob" Hendry is a Research Scientist in the Electronic Systems Laboratory, Human Systems Integration Division, of the Georgia Tech Research Institute. Mr. Hendry received his Bachelor of Science degree from Wofford College with a double major in Biology and History. He joined GTRI’s Enviro...

Advanced Process Safety Management - PSM II at Georgia Tech Professional Education

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