Advanced Process HAZOP

Course Code: HS06

Course Objective

  • Understand the concepts of Risk Assessment and Risk Management
  • Understand the estimation and evaluation of risks – Qualitative, Semi-Quantitative and Quantified Risks
  • Techniques for Hazard Identification and Analysis – Check-Lists, Risk Profiling, HAZOP, FMEA and Task-Based Risk Assessment
  • Cause-Consequences Analysis – The Role of Fault Trees and Event Trees in Accident Prevention
  • Understand HAZOP studies their benefits and their short comings
  • Understand the requirements of a Team Leader or Facilitator, scribe and team members during HAZOP studies
  • Be able to facilitate a HAZOP study

 

Target Audience

  • HSE Technical personnel
  • Project Engioneers
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Process Engineers involved in design and modification
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineers

 

Course Outline

Day1 - Introduction to Risk Assessment

  • Seminar introduction: delegate and tutor introductions; course objectives
  • The concepts of hazards, risk and risk assessment
  • Methods for risk evaluation
  • Integrating risk assessment within Risk Management
  • Qualitative, Semi-Quantitative and Quantitative Risk Assessment methodologies
  • Feedback and review of Day 1

Day2 - Risk Assessment Techniques: HAZOP

  • Introduction to hazards identification and analysis techniques
  • Techniques for hazard identification and analysis – HAZOP
  • Where and when to use HAZOP and the requirements for a successful HAZOP study
  • Team composition for HAZOP studies
  • Guide words and process variables used for HAZOP studies
  • Syndicate exercise – application of HAZOP to relevant processes
  • Report back and review of Day 2

Day3 - Hazop Leadership Techniques

  • HAZOP team leader/facilitator requirements
  • HAZOP scribe requirements
  • Facilitating HAZOP studies, do’s and don’ts
  • Information required to allow successful HAZOP studies
  • Case study where each delegate has the opportunity to facilitate a HAZOP meeting
  • Review of commercial software used for HAZOP and Management of Change ‘MOC’
  • Report back and review of Day 3

Day4 - Consequence Analysis

  • Theory behind fire, explosion and toxic dispersion modelling utilised in Quantitative Risk Assessments
  • Types of fires and their effects on people and equipment
  • Types of explosions and their effects on people and equipment
  • Review of software available for consequence calculations
  • Report back and review of Day 4

Day5 - The Role of QRA

  • Introduction to Quantified Risk Assessment “QRA”
  • The role of Event Tree Analysis in scenario development
  • The role of Fault Tree Analysis for multi-causation analysis
  • Applications for ETA and FTA
  • Failure data for use in QRA’s
  • Societal Risk and Individual Risk
  • Review of software available for Quantitative Risk Assessments
  • Report back on day 5 and discussion
  • Programme review and the way ahead


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Date & Location

Date : 10 February 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Kuala Lumpur

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Date : 18 August 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Dubai

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