Process Safety Management Auditing

Georgia Tech Professional Education

How long?

  • 4 days
  • in person

Georgia Tech Professional Education

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Who should attend

This course is designed for managers; operators; safety and executive engineers; process, safety, and mechanical compliance auditors; and environmental managers and technicians.

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. This course will provide an in depth understanding of audit principles and methods that are key in ensuring an effective audit. Audit methodology will be presented which includes documentation, pre-production and review, interview methods, field verification, and audit closeout meetings. Attendees will learn how properly plan, execute, and document a Process Safety Management Audit utilizing OSHA NEP methodology and key principles of the CCPS. The course utilizes an interactive, case study driven method with multiple in-class exercises based on our unique real life chemical process case study.

What You Will Learn

  • Audit principles for both PSM and risk management plan programs
  • Audit principles set forth in the OSHA NEPs
  • How to plan, execute, and properly document a PSM audit
  • How and what to process safety information must be assembled prior to an audit
  • Proper audit field verification methods

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn Audit Principles for both PSM and RMP Programs
  • Learn the Audit Principles Set forth in the OSHA NEP’s
  • Learn How to Plan, Execute and Properly Document a PSM Audit
  • Learn How and What to Process Safety Information Must be Assembled Prior to An Audit
  • Learn How to Audit and Review Process Safety Information Utilizing RAGAGEP
  • Learn How to Perform the Off Site and On Site Audit Steps
  • Learn How to Develop Your Own Audit Protocol for Your Specific Process Safety Program
  • Learn Proper Audit Field Verification Methods
  • Learn Proper Audit Interview Processes
  • Learn How to Author the Audit Report – Concise Observations, Findings and Recommendations
  • Learn How to Prioritize and Plan for Audit Item Closure
  • Learn How to Communicate with the Audit Team and Management – Proper Close Out Meetings
  • Learn How to Track Audit Recommendations to Closure

Content

METHODOLOGY

  • OSHA NEP methodology
  • Center for Chemical Process Safety methodology

PREPARATION

  • Assembly of required PSI
  • Codes and standards
  • Recognized And Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices

AUDITING

  • Written procedures
  • PSI
  • Mechanical integrity

AUDIT PERFORMANCE

  • Audit process
  • Audit protocol

REPORT

  • Data management
  • Report sections

AFTER THE REPORT

  • Audit recommendation closure
  • Communicating audit findings
  • Effects of proper auditing – 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...

Process Safety Management Auditing at Georgia Tech Professional Education

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