PSM for Engineers

Course Description:

The purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) OSHA Rule for Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals (29 CFR 1910.119) is to prevent releases of Highly Hazardous Chemicals (HHC) that have the potential to cause catastrophic fires, explosions, or toxic exposures. This PSM training objective to assist technical personnel in applying and integrating 14 elements at your facilities, technology, and personnel. This PSM for Engineering Course will provide a deep understanding of the 14 elements with additional knowledge an integration method of the element to achieve an elevated execution.  The PSM for Engineers Course is designed for those who have direct accountability for implementing and maintaining the PSM program.

Duration:

3 days

Credits:

Upon completion, all participants will receive 21 hours of professional development credits.

Tuition:

$1650

Times:

Tuesday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Breakfast and Lunch are provided)

Wednesday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Breakfast and Lunch are provided)

Thursday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Breakfast and Lunch are provided)

Target Audience:

  • PSM Managers
  • Element Owners

Course Topics:

  • Major Events
  • Principals of Fire & Explosions
    • LEL / UFL
    • Pool Fires
    • Jet Fires
    • Overpressure / Congestion
    • Other
  • PSM Start
  • RMP Start
  • Rules and Laws
    • PSM Elements
  • Process Safety Information:
    • General Overview
    • Why & Where it is Used
    • RAGAGEP
  • Process Hazard Analysis:
    • General Overview
    • Determination / Application of Risk
    • LOPA Relationship
    • Evaluation / Validity of Hazard Controls
    • Consequence of Hazard Control Failure
    • Facility Siting
    • Other Considerations
    • Common Assumptions
    • Human Factors
    • Resolution of Action Items
  • Operating Procedures:
    • General Overview
    • Short Overview on Facility Specific Requirements
  • Mechanical Integrity:
    • General Overview
    • Specific Applicability
    • Common RAGAGEP
    • Time-Based vs. Risk Based
    • Regulatory Perceptive
    • Procedures
    • Controls & Emergency Shutdowns
    • SIL Rating Maintenance
  • Hot Work:
    • General Overview
  • Management of Change:
    • General Overview
    • Why the Change / Technical Basis
    • What is Replacement in Kind (RIK)
    • Types of MOC
    • Impact on Safety & Health
    • Process Safety Information Effects
    • Procedure Effects
    • Pre-startup Safety Review (PSSR)
    • Resolution of Action Items
  • Incident Investigation:
    • General Overview
    • Technical Involvement
    • Mitigation Measures / Validation
    • Resolution of Action Items
  • Compliance Audits:
    • General Overview
  • Trade Secrets:
    • General Overview
  • Employee Participation:
    • General Overview
  • Emergency Planning and Response:
    • General Overview
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