Process Safety Management - Online - Module 8 - Operational Control

Online - EI Short Course
  • Member: £65.00 + VAT
    Non-Member: £80.00 + VAT
  • Book now
Module 8 - Operational Control 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:

• Understand the importance of maintaining control of hazards at all times, including start up and shut down,
• Recognise the need for an effective shift handover,
• Explain the purpose of a pre-start-up review and condition check

Key Points to cover:

• Purpose: To ensure plant and processes are operated in a safe condition and safety margins are maintained.

• Learning Points:
o Designated operational parameters and safety margins documented and understood
 In PIDs, operational manuals and start up and shut down instructions
 Reflected accurately in DCS system and Safety Instrumented Systems
o No alteration of safety critical set points or alarm configuration without prior approval / MoC protocol applied
o Sufficient staff with appropriate competencies available at all times during start up, operation and shut down
o Pre-start up hazard review, including primary containment and control system checks and validation
o Start up and shut down procedures clearly set out together with information on expected plant / operational conditions at each stage
o Process conditions trending analysis
o Effective shift handover – exchange of plant status information

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.

CPD hours:

0

Contact details:

Book now