20 Elements of Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS)

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This online course will introduce you to the CCPS Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS) Management approach, described in the CCPS book Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety, 2007.  It covers the four pillars and twenty elements that define the structure for the RBPS approach.  The course will help you design, implement, and maintain a risk-based process safety management system that will fit your company’s needs and resources.

You will learn the definition and importance of RBPS and learn the four pillars of RBPS. Key principles and essential features for each of the twenty elements that make up the pillars will be discussed. 

The four pillars include:
   1.   Commit to process safety
   2.   Understand hazards and risk
   3.   Manage risk
   4.   Learn from experience

Subjects discussed include:

  • Process Safety Culture
  • Compliance with Standards
  • Process Safety Competency
  • Workforce Involvement
  • Stakeholder Outreach
  • Process Knowledge Management
  • Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis
  • Operating Procedures
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Asset Integrity and Reliability
  • Contractor Management
  • Training and Performance Assurance
  • Management of Change
  • Operational Readiness
  • Conduct of Operations
  • Emergency Management
  • Incident Investigation
  • Measurement and Metrics
  • Auditing
  • Management Review and Continuous Improvement
  • Implementation and the Future

This course may be taken as part of the AIChE Credential for Sustainability Professionals (ACSP). More info

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AIChE Members $895.00
AIChE Undergraduate Student Members $447.50
AIChE Graduate Student Members $447.50
Employees of CCPS Member Companies $895.00
Non-Members $1195.00


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