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    Process Safety Engineering Fundamental’s

    Course description

    • Risk Analysis and Inherently Safer Design (ISD)
    • Process hazard analysis (PHA) techniques and layers of protection analysis (LOPA).
    • Leakage and dispersion, combustion behavior, sources of ignition.
    • Historical Incident databases (HID), metrics, and specific facilities.
    • Relief, flare, and depressurization.
    • Controls and Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS).
    • Spacing and layout, fire prevention.
    • Classroom - Listening and contributing to discussions and exercises (group Discussions and workshops)
    • Upon the completion of the course, the participant will be able to:
    • Understand Process Safety Fundamentals and implementation objectives.
    • Understand the concept of Inherently Safer Design and different strategies.
    • Understand different PHA techniques.
    • How to use the LOPA technique and all related calculations and SIL determination.
    • How to manage and assess Leakage and dispersion, combustion behavior, and sources of ignition.
    • How to manage and control different operations like Relief, flare, and depressurization.
    • How to determine Safety Instrumented Systems and control bases.
    • How to manage and assess facility spacing and layout and different fire prevention methods

    • Introduction to PSF’s as per IOGP.
    • What is ISD?
    • Why is ISD important?
    • Benefits of using ISD
    • ISD techniques
      • Substitution
      • Segregation
      • Moderation
      • Simplification
    • Introduction to Process safety management system
    • Introduction to Process Hazard Analysis (PHA’s).

    • Day 1 Recap
    • What is Risk Assessment?
    • Inherent Risk vs Existing Risk vs Residual Risk.
    • What is PHA
    • Purpose of PHA
    • PHA Steps and Timing
    • Prioritization of PHA
    • Different methods of PHA
    • Checklist/What If
    • Introduction to HAZID
    • Hazard identification and Introduction to ISO 17776 standard
    • Identify major accident hazards MAH
    • HAZID worksheet
    • Risk ranking and Risk Register
    • ALARP Concept
    • HAZID action tracking register
    • Bow-Tie analysis
    • Safety critical elements and performance standards
    • Introduction to HAZOP
    • API 14 C Objective
    • The primary level of protection
    • Secondary level of protection

    • Day 2 Recap
    • HAZOP Terminologies.
    • HAZOP study requirements.
    • HAZOP Procedures.
    • Node Selection
    • HAZOP approach.
    • Double Jeopardy and HAZOP concepts.
    • HAZOP Team
    • HAZOP Worksheet
    • Risk ranking and Risk Acceptance Criteria.
    • Introduction to LOPA.
    • HAZOP report and recommendation
    • Principles for Leading HAZOP Workshop.,
    • HAZOP Timing and schedule.
    • Good HAZOP Workshop Arrangement.
    • Bad HAZOP Workshop Arrangement.
    • Common Problems.
    • HAZOP Advantages.
    • HAZOP Revalidation Factors.

    • Day 3 Recap 
    • Case study on PHA software.
    • Scope of Functional Safety Management.
    • IEC 61511 Lifecycle Concept.
    • Types of Control Systems.
    • Safety Integrity level SIL.
    • Safety Instrumented Function SIF.
    • SIF failures and states 
    • Planning and implementation of SIS
    • Safety Requirements System SRS.

    • Day 4 Recap.
    • Safe startup and shutdown procedures during relief, flare, and depressurizing.
    • Introduction to Facility Layout.
    • Relevant regulations and standards
    • Factors Influencing Spacing Requirements.
    • Creating and Evaluating Facility Layout Drawings
    • Different methods of fire prevention.
    • Course review and group discussions.
    • Final exam
    • Course quality evaluation form.

    • Senior Engineering Management 
    • All front-line engineers (HSE, Operation, Maintenance, Process, Process Safety, Fire and Contractors)

    • Explain the purpose of Inherent safer design.
    • Explain Process Safety Fundamentals as per IOGP.
    • Explain different PHAs techniques.
    • Describe how to select the PHA methods and timing and schedules.
    • Describe how to identify different layers of protection through the LOPA technique and SIL determination.
    • Describe Leakage and dispersion, combustion behavior, sources of ignition effects, and how to control.
    • Describe different operation status through relief, flare, and depressurization.
    • What is SIS and different controls and functions?
    • Explain how to determine the safe distance through facility spacing and layout phase and different fire prevention methods.

    • Fundamental knowledge of HSE

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