INTRODUCTION TO PHA / HAZOP

20 January
Introduction to SIL/SIS for Operations and Maintenance Technicians

Location:

Institute of Hazard Prevention

Suite #300, 926 5 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 0N7 Canada

INTRODUCTION TO PHA / HAZOP

Professional Development: 

One classroom day providing .8 CEU (Continuing Education Units) or 8 PDH (Professional Development Hours)

Course Benefits: 
  • Participants will develop a basic understanding of PHA processes. The course will focus on the HAZOP methodology and the roles and responsibilities of participants.
  • ACM also has available a full 3 day PHA/ HAZOP Leadership Workshop in case participants wish to further develop the ability to lead HAZOP studies.
  • A comprehensive workbook and reference guide will be supplied.
Course Overview: 

Through this Process Hazard Analysis / Hazard and Operability Study (PHA/HAZOP) overview training, you will learn the theory behind conducting these studies and why they matter. You will learn the principles behind each of the major PHA methods (HAZOP, What-if?, Checklist, FMEA) and the attributes of each methodology.

Who Should Attend: 

This course will be of benefit to anyone involved in PHAs as a participant but not as a leader of the group. Registrants do have the option to attend the full 3 day PHA/HAZOP Leadership Workshop if they wish to develop the ability to lead PHA studies.

  • PHA / HAZOP scribes
  • Health and Safety / HSE Professionals
  • Process Safety Management (PSM) / Loss Management Specialists
  • Supervisors, Managers, and engineers responsible for PHA studies
Course Outline: 

I. QUANTITATIVE & QUALITATIVE HAZARD ANALYSIS 

II. OVERVIEW OF HSE HAZARD MANAGEMENT

III. ELEMENTS OF FACILITY RISK IV. PHA TEAM DYNAMICS V. PHA METHODS:

  • HAZOP (Hazard and Operability Study) 
  • Preliminary Hazards Analysis
  • Checklist Analysis
  • What-If? Analysis
  • Checklist / What-If? Analysis
  • FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis) 

VI. PHA METHODOLOGY SELECTION 

VII. DOCUMENTATION

The ACM Experience: 

Our courses and workshops are experiential, interactive and provide participants with practical knowledge and tools that can be immediately applied back at work.

Course Testimonials: 

Here are a few quotes from over 3,300 participants we’ve trained;

“Very helpful instruction and activities in this course helped me get what I was looking for from it!”
Project Coordinator

“The instructor was very interactive, encouraged discussion and welcomed feedback.”
Process Engineer

“Great course! The instructor made the course very enjoyable. With their wealth of knowledge and experience they could answer all of the questions, as well as provide a real life situation in which it applied.”
New Grad EIT

“Great course content, coverage and length. Superb instructor who presented material as it applies to real world scenarios.”
I&C Engineer

Course Instructors: 

Marcel Leal-Valias

Expert Advisor & Instructor

Mr. Leal-Valias has more than 50 years of experience in engineering/design and project management in the petrochemical industry in North and South America and Australia and 27 years as a certified PHA specialist and trainer. He holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Centro de Treinamento Industrial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and diplomas in Management and Supervision from People Growth Inc., Los Angeles, USA. Mr. Leal-Valias has conducted a multitude of PHA studies that comply with OSHA Process Safety Management guidelines in North and South America, the Middle East, Asia and the Caribbean and also has delivered P&ID and PHA training courses to many companies in Canada and overseas.

He is a member of ASET, the Society of Piping Engineers and Designers, Project Management Institute and the Canadian Institute of Energy.

View instructor profiles online.

Upcoming Course Dates: 

February 14, 2018

 

April 11, 2018

 

July 11, 2018

 

October 3, 2018

This course can also be incorporated as part of a Tailored Private day of training

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