Following well-publicised major incidents most regulatory bodies have introduced legal standards to be met by organisations operating major hazard processes. These standards have to be met before a license is granted for a plant to operate. Book this course to ensure your business meets legal standards.

Who should attend?

Anyone responsible for investigating workplace accidents.


Five days

Business benefits 

  • Ensures that organisations are properly prepared to deal with major hazard
  • Helps reduce costs and downtime caused by not being prepared  to deal with a major hazard

What the course covers

The aim of this programme is, by means of tuition and practical exercises, to familiarise the participants with the techniques available to carry out an appropriate analysis.

On completion of the programme, attendees will:

  • Understand the range of process hazards addressed by relevant standards
  • Have a knowledge of the requirements of the following standards:
  • Control of Major Accident Hazard (COMAH) Regulations
  • OSHA Process Safety Management Standard
  • EU Seveso II Directive
  • US EPA Risk Management Programmes
  • Be able to participate in techniques of hazard identification & risk evaluation, including:
  • Hazard & Operability (HAZOP) Studies.
  • Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Fault Tree Analysis
  • Event Tree Analysis
  • Hazard Indices

Topics covered:

  • Introduction and background to process safety management
  • Process safety information
  • Process hazard analysis
  • Operating procedures
  • Mechanical integrity
  • Pre-Start-Up Safety Reviews
  • Incident investigation
  • Emergency planning
  • Process safety audit
  • Audit process and techniques
  • The audit report
  • Case study – group exercise


Contact us to discuss how we can help your business.

Call: 0870 606 2606


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