Process Safety Management – OSHA 14 Elements

246 Ratings


Course Overview

The aim of this course is to provide the participants with the knowledge and group leadership skills to lead teams in effective Process Safety Management and Process Hazard Analysis studies.

Learning Objectives


Learners will be able to gain an understanding of the concepts of PSM, PHA and of the major techniques for hazard identification and when each should be used.


Learners will be able to gain an understanding of the responsibilities involved in PSM, PHA leadership and training in the skills necessary for implementing PSM

Course Outline

  • Introduction to PSM and its origins and goals
  • Personal Safety vs Process Safety
  • Major Industrial disasters
  • Terms and definitions
  • Overview of PSM standards and regulations worldwide (OSHA, CCPS, Energy Institute)
  • Elements of OSHA PSM
  • Leadership and Commitment/Employee Participation
  • Process Safety Information

Process Hazard Analysis

  • Risk Management Process
  • Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
  • Event Tree Analysis (ETA)
  • Bow Tie Risk Analysis
  • What if analysis

Operating Procedures and Safe practices

  • Safe Operating Envelope (SOE)
  • Safe Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Types of Start-up and Shut down


Formative assessment (MCQs – 10 no.s)

  • Trainings and Competence management
  • Contractors Management
  • Pre start-up and safety review (PSSR)
  • Mechanical Integrity
  • Work Permits
  • Management of Change (MOC)
  • Formative assessment (MCQs – 10 no.s)
  • Incident Investigation
  • Emergency Planning and Response
  • Compliance Audit
  • Trade Secrets

Recap of PSM element

Summative assessment (MCQs – 40 no.s)

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for:

  • HSE Technical Personnel
  • Project Engineers
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineers

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