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Process Safety 101 - Understanding Process Safety

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This course offers an overview and introduction to process safety and was co-developed by AIChE’s Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) and industry. It was developed to create awareness and knowledge of the fundamentals of chemical process safety for everyone in an organization. Process safety is employed within the chemical industry during the manufacturing and storage of its products to ensure the safety of its processes for workers, the environment, neighbors and anyone nearby these operations.

Case studies will be presented to further understand the necessity of implementing a process safety culture within an organization. Additionally, elements of the Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS) approach framework that responds to various governmental requirements for managing process safety will be introduced.

  • How to define the terms 'process hazards' and 'process safety'
  • How to identify the elements in the PSM System
  • To identify organizations that have developed PSM frameworks
  • How to recognize both organizational and personal responsibilities for implementing PSM elements

Senior and graduate engineering students, early career engineers, non-engineers working in administrative roles along-side engineers.

This course offers an overview and introduction to process safety and was developed to create awareness and knowledge of the fundamentals of chemical process safety for everyone in an organization.

 

Lecture 1: Process Safety 101 - Understanding Process Safety

  • Process Hazards and Process Safety Defined
  • Why Process Safety Management is Important
  • Risk Based Process Safety – An Introduction
  • Process Safety Culture
  • Organizations Involved in Process Safety

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  • Course ID:
    ELA160
  • Source:
    CCPS - Center for Chemical Process Safety
  • Language:
    English
  • Skill Level:
    Basic
  • Duration:
    1 hour
  • CEUs:
    0.10
  • PDHs:
    1.00
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