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HAZOP practical study

Course Purposes

Attendees will be able to apply skills learnt from this training at a practical level to identify sources of major hazards and to prioritise decisions for their control.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course the participant will be able to 
  • 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

Course Contents

DAY 1 : Introduction to Risk Assessment
  • Training Seminar Introduction: Delegate and Tutor Introductions; training seminar 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
DAY 2 : Risk Assessment Techniques: HAZOP
  • Introduction to Hazards Edentification 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
DAY 3 : 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
  DAY 4 : 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
  DAY 5 : 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

Course Recipients

This course is suited for 
  • HSE Technical Personnel
  • Project Engineers
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Process Engineers involved in design and modification
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineers


5 Days

Methodology of teaching

Classroom lectures, Videos & Practical Training and Exercises


Core Certificate

Available DATE

Duration Start End
5 Days 2018-01-21 2018-01-25 Apply

5 Days 2018-03-11 2018-03-15 Apply

5 Days 2018-06-10 2018-06-14 Apply

5 Days 2018-08-26 2018-08-30 Apply

5 Days 2018-10-07 2018-10-11 Apply

5 Days 2018-12-23 2018-12-27 Apply

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