Process Safety Management - Online - Module 9 - Competence Management

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Module 9 - Competence Management 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 how human error can contribute to a major incident
• Describe the appropriate stages in staff recruitment and performance appraisal
• Understand how essential competencies and development requirements can be captured in a Competency and Training Matrix

Key Points to cover:

• Purpose: To ensure people have the right skills, experience and capability to undertake safety critical tasks. To ensure that sufficient personnel are on duty to undertake key functions.

• Learning Points:
o Organisational staffing levels and competencies for each job role clearly set out,
o Roles and responsibilities for process safety included in job descriptions
o Recruitment and selection for critical roles based on competency
o Matching people to tasks / jobs
o Competency and training matrix developed and maintained. Delivery of training, including refresher training tracked and monitored
o Induction training and supervision for staff new into safety critical roles
o Performance of safety critical tasks routinely monitored
o Performance appraisal for jobs with process safety critical function
o Working patterns and overtime routinely monitored
o Understanding of human factors and performance influencing factors within critical tasks
o Types of human error and causes
 Job-related
 Organisational factors
 Personal factors

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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