Process Safety Management - Online - Module 7 - Operational Procedures

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Module 7 - Operational Procedures 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. Learning Objectives:

• To explain the link between designated safe operational parameters and safety related operational procedures
• To understand the meaning of safety critical task
• To be able to explain how information should be organised and presented in an operational procedure

Key Points to cover:

• Purpose: To provide information and direction tp operators, maintenance staff and contractors on how to operate and maintain the plant / processes safely and within designated safety margins. To provide information and instructions on how to deal with abnormal conditions / events and to recover.

• Learning Points:
o Operating procedure must be written for the user & in format and language style which can be readily understood
o Operating procedure in place for safety critical tasks
o Procedures must cover:
 What
 Why
 Where
 When
 Who
 How
o Procedures are best developed with those who have to work using them
o Procedures should focus on human factors and provide only essential information, for task have a simple sequence of how work is to be done, use diagrammes and illustrations to aid understanding
o Procedures should always match the way the work is actually done
o Long / complex procedures should be supplemented with job-aids or short guides
o Only one (correct version) of procedure available
o Regular reviews and updates

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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