Course Level: Basic to Intermediate Instructor: Richard Gowland
Designed for you, if you are...
A HAZOP team member wanting to take up study team leadership
An engineer or other technical person who is new to HAZOP study
A project manager or project engineer
A process safety engineer
The benefits from attending
By the end of the course you will feel confident in your understanding of:
The ability to set up and run HAZOP studies and control a HAZOP to ensure high class outcomes
Hazards and how they impact people, the community, economics and the environment
Major contributions to process and occupational safety risk management and reduction
What is HAZOP?
When is HAZOP needed?
Understand how to plan, lead, implement, record and review a HAZOP study
Key terminology on parameters, guidewords and hazardous deviations associated with a HAZOP study
Key resources needed for a HAZOP study
The different roles within a HAZOP-team composition
Understand the key characteristics of the method and requirements for HAZOP chair and the importance of balancing the HAZOP team inputs and contributions
Discuss the limitations of a HAZOP study
Carry out whole group and subgroup worked examples and case studies - Revisit major accidents e.g. BP Texas City - Gasoline storage - Distillation column level control - Intermediate storage tank - Exothermic runaway in a reactor