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Hazard and Operability Study - HAZOP (HSE07)


    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
    • Connecting to other risk management elements




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