Process Safety Management - Online - Module 15 - Leadership and Culture

Online - EI Short Course
  • Member - £65.00 + VAT
    Non-Member - £80.00 + VAT
Module 15 - Leadership and Culture is part of the full Process Safety Management eLearning package, which provides an integrated overview of the 20 elements in 15 modular presentations sessions which are each 45 minutes in length.

This module can be undertaken as an individual module or altogether as a package on the EI’s learning management system, with recorded presentations and exercises taught by a leading expert in process safety and a former deputy director of the UK Health & Safety Executive. Leadership and Culture

Learning Objectives:


 Understand the vital role leadership plays in ensuring process safety risk management
 Explain the link between leadership and safety culture
 Describe the key attributes of an effective leadership in process safety management

Key Points to cover:

 Purpose: To ensure that priorities and strategies are established, championed and implemented and that sufficient resources are provided. To ensure that business decisions are made in the light of the implications for risk management and that stakeholders are informed and engaged on the performance of the business in relation to risk management. To ensure there is adequate and effective risk communication and visibility of senior managers is maintained to support and deliver a positive health and safety culture.

• Learning Points:
o Senior managers of high hazard industries need to make business decisions based on their impact to risk management
o Senior managers need to understand the basic concepts of risk management in major hazards
o Leaders should actively seek out information on risk management rather then waiting to be told
o Leaders need to be able to assimilate and understand the implications of process safety performance data when it is provided to them
o Leaders need to be open to learning from others and to share their own experience
o Positive engagement in risk communication and understanding is essential to the creation of a positive health and safety culture
o Leaders need to develop a continuous sense of risk vulnerability

Tutor profile:

Ian Travers

Ian is a world expert on process safety management, leadership and the establishment and implementation of key performance indicators for major hazard industries, Ian holds the Institute of Chemical Engineers’ Franklin Medal for his outstanding contribution to Process Safety.

Ian was the former Deputy Director (Chemical Regulation) UK Health and Safety Executive and has over twenty-five years’ experience in the regulation of chemical and major hazard industries and in the investigation of major incidents to discover the underlying causes. He is an expert on process safety management, leadership and the establishment and implementation of key performance indicators for major hazard industries. Ian holds the Institute of Chemical Engineers’ Franklin Medal for his outstanding contribution to Process Safety.

Ian has over twenty five years’ experience in the regulation of chemical and major hazard industries and in the investigation of major incidents to discover the underlying causes. He led the joint HSE and industry response to the major fire and explosion at the Buncefield fuel depot in the UK and established the UK Process Safety Leadership Group.
He also chaired the international expert panel to publish the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Guidelines on Process Safety Governance which is now the global benchmark on Process Safety Leadership and is also a member of the Energy Institute process safety committee.

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