Course ID: CH900 Type: Public (classroom) CourseLanguage: English Skill Level: Basic Duration: 4 days CEUs: 3.20 PDHs: 32.00 Share This Post: Known as "Foundations of Process Safety" outside of North America Developed by: CCPS - Center for Chemical Process Safety CCPS’ Process Safety Boot Camp, AIChE Academy’s most popular course, was developed especially for companies looking to train their staff in the fundamental concepts of Process Safety. It is widely used by corporate training departments across different sectors of industry. Companies large, small and in-between use CCPS’ Process Safety Boot Camp to ramp-up staff knowledge to a common level quickly and easily. This intensive 4-day course is taught by two seasoned instructors, each with a minimum of 25 years of experience in process safety. The agenda covers key process safety areas including Risk Based Process Safety, Process Hazard Analysis, Regulatory Compliance and Process Safety in Plant and Design Operations. Who Should Attend: Technical staff in the process industries, pipeline industries, utility companies, and engineering service companies who need to move beyond an understanding of personal safety and learn the basics of Process Safety and Process Safety Management, including: Chemical Engineers Process Design Engineers Manufacturing Engineers Chemists Mechanical and Reliability Engineers Instrumentation/Automation Engineers Shift Supervisors Lead Operators EHS Specialists Managers who wish to gain a more comprehensive understanding of best risk based management system practices Interested in taking this course outside of North America ? Please register for the Foundations of Process Safety course. Instructor(s): Donald Abrahamson Don Abrahamson has over 40 years of experience in operations and engineering roles to draw from process safety management, operations management, process safety engineering, technical management, quality assurance management, process development and research. He recently retired from Celanese as the Global Process Safety Manager. He also worked for Occidental Chemical for over 32 years. He has conducted PHAs, Audits, Incident Investigations and /or Training on three continents: Americas, Europe and Asia. He has four US Patents from his work in research and development. He holds a BS in...Read more Scott Berger Scott Berger has nearly forty years of experience in process safety and EHS management. From 2001 – 2015, he served as Executive Director of the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS). Under his leadership, the body of knowledge and scope of practice of process safety expanded both technically and globally, growing from a primarily technical practice to one involving leadership, culture, and business. Transformative initiatives under his leadership included the Business Case for Process Safety, the fundamentals of Process Safety Culture, the next generation Guidelines for Risk Based...Read more Jack Chosnek Jack Chosnek has over forty years of experience in the petrochemical industry with involvement in process safety in the majority of them. He worked for Celanese Corporation for 25 years in R&D, Tolling, Pilot Plants, Operations, Process Engineering and Process Safety Management in management and staff positions. He is President and Principal at KnowledgeOne LLC, where he has consulted for companies in the chemical, refining, oil and gas, offshore, and LNG industries, implementing process safety management systems, facilitating PHAs and LOPA/SIL studies, conducting incident...Read more James Conner Jim Conner joined CCPS as a Staff Consultant in 2011. He has 35 years of experience in chemical process engineering, chemical manufacturing operations, and R&D across operations in Asia, Europe, Middle East, and North America. Most recently Jim held the position of Sr. Vice President, Operations for Enerkem, a solid waste-to-chemicals startup venture. Prior to Enerkem, he served as Vice President, Operations and Technology for Celanese, with responsibility for domestic and international operations and R&D facilities. He also was accountable for the design and startup of a world-...Read more Steve Eason With over 35 years of industrial experience. Steve Eason recently retired from Honeywell as Corporate Global Process Safety Manager. Steve developed and deployed Honeywell’s corporate PSM policies while implementing a comprehensive, global corporate PSM and RMP audit program. Steve previously served as Director of Engineering, Chemicals and Director Process Technology UF6 at Honeywell. Before Honeywell, Steve was the Vice President Process Technology for E&J Gallo Winery where he led the implementation of chemical engineering principles into winemaking. Steve’s 23 years...Read more Walter Frank Walt Frank, PE has a BS degree in chemical engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He has over 40 years of experience in the chemical process industries, having held assignments in plant technical support, production supervision, R&D, major capital project design and startup, and process safety consulting. His career includes 24 years with DuPont and ten years with ABS Consulting. He founded Frank Risk Solutions, Inc. in 1997. Walt’s consulting expertise includes process safety management program development, evaluation, and improvement; safety culture and...Read more Alexandre Glitz Alexandre Glitz retired from PETROBRAS, Brazilian Oil Company, after 35 years. He has a Civil Engineer degree and a post-graduation on Safety Engineering from Paraná Federal University (Brazil). His experience includes 25 years in an oil Refinery as Safety Engineer, Safety Manager and HSE Coordinator for new projects. At the company’s Corporate HSE he coordinated the implementation of Corporate HSE Guidelines (focus on occupational and process safety) and was the Corporate Safety Manager for 8 years until his retirement. He worked in Paraná Fire Department as fire prevention and...Read more Dennis C. Hendershot Dennis C. Hendershot is a chemical engineer with 40 years of experience in process research and development, plant design and startup, and process safety. From 1970 until his retirement in 2005 as a Senior Technical Fellow, he worked at Rohm and Haas Company. He then joined Chilworth Technology Inc. as a Principal Process Safety Specialist (retiring again in 2009), and the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers as a Staff Consultant. With CCPS, he has worked with the Inherently Safer Design Subcommittee, the Risk Tolerance Criteria...Read more John Herber John Herber joined CCPS in 2009 after a 33-year career with 3M Company that included positions in process and project engineering, production operations and corporate safety. In Corporate Safety Services, John developed programs for improving PSM systems across 3M’s global operations, including PSM metrics, Process Hazard Management policy and implementation guidance. As PSM consultant, John has performed audits, facilitated PHAs and assisted with PSM program development and training. John has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue. CCPS projects: Process Safety Boot Camp Training...Read more David Hill David Hill, President of Practical Process Safety LLC, has over 30 years of industrial experience. His careers range from Corporate Principal Risk Engineer for Occidental Chemical, Property Insurance Loss Prevention Specialist for Factory Mutual Global and Chief Engineer Officer for international cargo ship companies. His work experiences have taken him to over 85 countries. While working for Occidental Chemical for nearly 20 years, his responsibilities included developing, implementing, and applying process safety programs relating to mechanical integrity, hazard and consequence analysis...Read more Jerry Jones Jerry Jones, PE joined CCPS as a staff consultant in 2012. He has >40 years of experience across industry sectors including chemicals, polymers, pharmaceuticals, and electronics industry materials. He has worked in process development and engineering, plant design, EHS, and process safety functions and supported manufacturing operations in over a dozen countries while an employee of Monsanto, SRI International, Raychem, and Genentech/Roche. He has extensive experience with the implementation of risk-based management systems including those for process safety. He earned BS and ME degrees...Read more Brian Kelly Brian Kelly, P Eng, joined CCPS in 2005 as a staff consultant after 34 years of service with Imperial Oil and Syncrude Canada Ltd. Brian received his BASc and MASc degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Ottawa (Canada). Brian has special expertise in Process Safety Management audits in oil, gas and chemical sectors, Process safety training programs, and investigation of significant process incidents. In addition to Brian’s many accomplishments, he is the 2010 recipient of the Chemical Institute of Canada’s Process Safety Award for his many years of outstanding service to...Read more Ellen Lenz Ellen Lenz has over 30 years of experience in the chemical industry holding positions in project management, research and development, process safety, and operations during her 22 years at Lyondellbasell Industries and 9 years at BASF Corporation. Ellen has expertise facilitating PHAs, developing process safety standards and guidelines, transferring process safety information across organizations, and EH&S auditing. Ellen received a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland and a MBA from the College of William and Mary. Read more Jack McCavit Jack McCavit retired from Celanese Chemical Company after 35 years with experience in operations management and practical application of process safety management systems. Jack served as the BP Baker Panel’s technical project manager and was a part of the team that monitored BP’s implementation of the Baker Panel recommendations. Jack served as the committee chair for CCPS’s Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety. He graduated from Texas Tech University with a BS in chemical engineering.Read more Dan Miller Dan Miller retired in 2016 following a 39-year career with BASF. During the first half of his career, Dan managed operations of production facilities at BASF’s Geismar, Louisiana site, including the design, construction, commissioning and on-going operation of 8 new process plants employing varying technologies. In 1995, he transferred to BASF’s global headquarters in Ludwigshafen, Germany making the career path change into process safety. Between 1995-1999, Dan was involved in supporting the process safety evaluation of major capital investment projects in Germany, Belgium and the Asia...Read more John Murphy, PE John has over 40 years of experience in chemical manufacturing and process safety with jobs in the chemical industry, consulting and government. He is currently an independent consultant and retired from the U. S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board where is was a lead investigator and the Dow Chemical Company where he was a leader in process safety. Currently he provides process safety services as a independent consultant and serves as a staff consultant to the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS). As a staff consultant for CCPS he has managed many book projects...Read more Louisa Nara Louisa Nara is the Technical Director of the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Louisa comes to AIChE/CCPS after 15 years with Bayer where she held positions of increasing responsibility including: Manager Process Safety and Crisis Management; Director of HSE, Security and Emergency Response at Bayer’s largest US Manufacturing site; and, Director, Risk Management and Compliance, NAFTA. Prior to joining Bayer, Louisa also gained significant experience in process safety, engineering, and HSE with Diamond Shamrock, PQ...Read more Albert Ness Albert Ness joined CCPS in 2013 as a Process Safety Writer. Prior to that, Albert had 39 years of experience with Rohm and Haas, GE Plastics, The Dow Chemical Company and ABS Consulting as a research and development engineer in plastics, agricultural chemicals and Ion Exchange Resins and then, starting in 1989, as a process safety specialist. He was the Secretary/Treasurer and then a Director of the Safety and Health Division of the AIChE for 13 years, and a member of the NFPA 654 technical committee for combustible dusts for eight years as a representative from Rohm and Haas and then Dow...Read more Robert Rosen Bob is currently a Staff Consultant and Instructor for CCPS. Bob has over 15 years in chemical production management, five years in project and process engineering management and 20 years in the safety, health and environment area. From 1997 through 2003, he was the Director of Emergency Response and Issue Management for BASF Corporation in Mount Olive, NJ. Since 2003, Bob has done Occupational Safety, Process Safety and Emergency Response consulting. Prior to 1997, Bob worked for Merck, Polaroid, Story Chemical, and Polysar. Bob received a B.Ch.E in 1966 from...Read more Frank Renshaw Frank Renshaw is a certified safety professional and certified industrial hygienist currently serving as an EHS consultant after 35 years with Dow Advanced Materials (formerly the Rohm and Haas Company). He held various positions at Rohm and Haas including: EHS Director for Specialty Materials, Corporate Safety Director and Corporate Industrial Hygiene Director. He chaired the company’s Code of Safe Manufacturing Practice Committee, coordinated a business-wide initiative on closed system chemical operations, and led Major Accident Prevention studies involving acrylic coatings,...Read more Byron Sun Byron has over 27 years of experience in chemical industry including 9 years as chemical engineer, 6 years as production management and 12 years as safety, health and environment professional. Byron worked for China Petrochemical Company (now SINOPEC) for 9 years and DuPont Company for 15 years. From 2004 through 2012, he was Safety, Health and Environment Manager for DuPont China. In 2012, Byron Sun became a full time safety consultant and joined CCPS as staff consultant. Byron received a diploma from Shanghai Science and Technology University and obtained a Master Degree from...Read more Jenny Wang Jenny Wang is currently a CCPS staff consultant and instructor. From 2009 to 2015, she was Asia process safety manager in Air Products. Prior to that, she has 15 years experiences of process and process safety in DuPont and Bayer Material Science, with various responsibilities of process engineering, PHA, Risk analysis, incident investigation, PSM audit, etc. Jenny has BS degree in Refined Chemical Engineering and MS degree in Applied Chemistry. 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More info Accrediting Agencies: Florida New Jersey New York RCEP Horizontal TabsOutline Day One 7:30 – 8:00 Registration 8:00 – 8:15 Welcoming Remarks 8:15 – 11:30 Introduction to Process Safety Key Concepts and Anatomy of an Incident Loss of Containment (and Prevention/Mitigation) 11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Break 12:30 – 5:00 Management Systems for Process Safety – a Risk-Based Approach FIRST FOUNDATION BLOCK – COMMIT TO PROCESS SAFETY Element 1: Process Safety Culture Element 2: Compliance with Standards Element 3: Process Safety Competency Element 4: Workforce Involvement Element 5: Stakeholder Outreach Day Two 8:00 – 11:30 FIRST FOUNDATION BLOCK--COMMIT TO PROCESS SAFETY (continued) Human Factors Element 6: Process Safety Knowledge Management Inherent Hazards of Chemicals Flammability & Combustibility Chemical Reactivity Hazards Toxicity Corrosivity 11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Break 12:30 – 5:00 Element 6: Process Safety Knowledge Management (continued) Process Plant Design Considerations Inherently Safer Design Concepts Layout & Spacing Overpressure & Vacuum Fire Prevention & Mitigation Hazardous Area Classification Static Electricity, Grounding, Bonding, and Inerting Flame & Detonation Arrest Fireproofing, Firewalls, and Emergency Isolation SECOND FOUNDATION BLOCK – UNDERSTANDING HAZARDS & RISKS Element 7: Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis (HIRA) Hazard Identification Day Three 8:00 – 11:30 Element 7: Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis (HIRA) (continued) Analyzing Potential Consequences & Impacts Estimating Probability Risk Analysis, Risk Assessment, and Risk Tolerance THIRD FOUNDATION BLOCK – MANAGE RISK Element 8: Operating Procedures 11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Break 12:30 – 5:00 Element 9: Safe Work Practices Element 10: Asset Integrity and Reliability Element 11: Contractor Management Element 12. Training and Performance Assurance Day Four 8:00 – 11:30 THIRD FOUNDATION BLOCK—MANAGE RISK (continued) Element 13: Management of Change Element 14 Operational Readiness Element 15: Conduct of Operations Element 16: Emergency Management 11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Break 12:30 – 5:00 FOURTH FOUNDATION BLOCK—LEARN FROM EXPERIENCE Element 17: Incident Investigation Element 18: Measures and Metrics Element 19: Auditing Element 20: Management Reviews and Continuous Improvement Download Course Outline (PDF) What You'll Learn Learning Outcomes: List the four pillars and 20 different elements of risk based process safety. Compare the different types of process hazard analysis techniques including an introduction to HAZOP. Describe how process safety management should be used in coordination with process design and plant operations. Discuss OSHA's and the EPA's regulations impact on process safety. Explain the importance of inherently safer processes during plant design along with risk analysis and management. Analyze the concept of layers of protection to prevent and/or mitigate loss of containment events. Discuss the principles of Risk Analysis and Risk Management. Course Overview DAY 1 Introduction Occupational safety vs. process safety Business case for process safety Key principles of process safety Anatomy of an Incident Loss of Containment Containment and control Prevention Mitigation DAY 2 Introduction to Management Systems and Risk Based Process Safety Process Safety Culture Compliance with Standards Inherently Safer Concepts Process Design Process Safety Competency Workforce Involvement Human Factors Stakeholder Outreach Process Knowledge Management Understanding Material Hazards DAY 3 Specific Hazards Chemical hazards Reactivity Toxicity Corrosivity Inherent Safety Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis Hazard evaluation techniques Consequence and Impact Frequency Risk Analysis Risk criteria Risk acceptance Operating Procedures Safe Work Practices DAY 4 Hot Work Permits, etc. Asset Integrity and Reliability Contractor Management Training and Performance Assurance Management of Change (MOC) Operational Readiness & PSSR Conduct of Operations Emergency Management Incident Investigation Measures and Metrics Auditing Compliance Management Review and Continuous Improvement Additional EPA RMP regulations Course Wrap up Who Should Attend Who Should Attend: Technical staff in the process industries, pipeline industries, utility companies, and engineering service companies who need to move beyond an understanding of personal safety and learn the basics of Process Safety and Process Safety Management, including: Chemical Engineers Process Design Engineers Manufacturing Engineers Chemists Mechanical and Reliability Engineers Instrumentation/Automation Engineers Shift Supervisors Lead Operators EHS Specialists Managers who wish to gain a more comprehensive understanding of best risk based management system practices Testimonials The following are testimonials from people who recently took this course: Course was very well managed and maintained. Great instructors with a lot of relevant experience. Well taught. - J. Bredsguard, Process Safety Engineer, Bechtel This course was a great basis for PSM and RBPS and will help get me off on the right foot in my career as a PSM Engineer. The instructors were excellent and draw from a wealth of experience in several industrials to give a full picture of RBPS and PSM. - P. Muldowney, PSM Engineer, Akzo Nobel Very resourceful. Enjoyed the class participation, case studies & exercises/workshops. - J. De Haro, Safety Manager, HASA Pool, Inc. This course gave me the "What's In It For Me" (WIFM) rather than just compliance. - D. Hurban, Principal Engineer, American Electric Power This course exceeded my expectations. I am leaving this course with a good understanding of Best Practices of Risk Based Process Safety. Very helpful in understanding PSM and what is necessary for implementing/improving current PSM program. Examples, class participation and working examples/exercises very helpful. - T. Smith, Process Engineer PSM/HSE I really enjoyed learning about how to create a positive process safety culture. Overall, the course was very informative, thorough in course material, and provided excellent video examples to drive the point home. It was fun! Excellent - the speakers brought with them a realm of experience that added tremendously to the experience. - K. Koehler, PSM Coordinator, Luminant Power Excellent. Very useful information, case studies, discussions on best practices and perspective that will definitely help me contribute to enhance process safety in my company. M. Moreno, EHSS Manager Great course! Builds a good foundation of PSM for professionals early in their PSM careers. - T. 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