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Introduction to PHA/HAZOP

Format and Duration
1 days

Summary

Through this one day Process Hazard Analysis/ Hazard and Operability Study (PHA/ HAZOP) overview you will learn the theory behind conducting these studies and why they matter. You will learn the principles behind each of the major PHA methods (HAZOP, What-if?, Checklist, FMEA) and the attributes of each methodology.

This course is not just for the experts but is a valuable overview for anyone involved in hazard prevention and risk management at any level. No knowledge of the IEC 61511 guidelines or other standards is required to participate. Past course participants have ranged from Vice Presidents to Project Managers and Engineers.

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Duration and Training Method

 One day class provides 0.8 CEU (Continuing Education Credits) or 8 PDH (Professional Development Hours)

This course contains 6 technical hours and may be eligible for Continuous Maintenance points by The Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP)

Course Overview

I. Quantitative & Qualitative Hazard Analysis

II. Overview of HSE Hazard Management

III. Elements of Facility Risk

IV. PHA Teams

V. PHA Methods:
        a) HAZOP
        b) Preliminary hazards analysis
        c) Checklist analysis
        d) What-if? Analysis
        e) Checklist / What-if? Analysis
        f) FMEA

This course will be of benefit to anyone involved in PHAs as a participant but not as a leader of the group. Registrants do have the option to attend the full 3 day PHA/HAZOP Leadership Workshop if they wish to develop the ability to lead PHA studies.

Richard Carter

Background
Richard Carter is a Professional Engineer, and is qualified as a Functional Safety Engineer (F.S. Eng.) in Process Hazards and Risk Analysis through the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program. Richard is an experienced facilitator of Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) studies, such as Hazard and Operability (HAZOP), Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Hazard Identification (HAZID) and What-If Analysis. He has facilitated more than 120 PHA studies for some of the largest operating and engineering organizations in Canada and the United States, and has field experience in oilsands and petrochemicals facilities.

Richard is a training instructor, and teaches the 2-day P&ID/Engineering Drawings Interpretation course, the 1-day Introduction to Process Hazards Analysis course, and the 3-day PHA/HAZOP Facilitation course at ACM Facility Safety. He has also managed ACM’s education and training program for public and private offerings, and developed customized PHA procedures and education materials to meet the specific needs of clients.

Courses Taught
N639 - Introduction to PHA/HAZOP
N640 - P&ID (Piping and Instrumentation Diagram) and Engineering Drawings Interpretation

Marcel Leal-Valias

Background
Mr. Leal-Valias has more than 50 years of experience in engineering/design and project management in the petrochemical industry in North and South America and Australia and 27 years as a certified PHA specialist and trainer. He holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Centro de Treinamento Industrial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and diplomas in Management and Supervision from People Growth Inc., Los Angeles, USA. Mr. Leal-Valias has conducted a multitude of PHA studies that comply with OSHA Process Safety Management guidelines in North and South America, the Middle East, Asia and the Caribbean and also has delivered P&ID and PHA training courses to many companies in Canada and overseas.

He is a member of ASET, the Society of Piping Engineers and Designers, Project Management Institute and the Canadian Institute of Energy.

Courses Taught
N639 - Introduction to PHA/HAZOP
N640 - P&ID (Piping and Instrumentation Diagram) and Engineering Drawings Interpretation
N641 - PHA/HAZOP Facilitation Training

Technical Instructor provided by Institute of Hazard Prevention

Joyce Ying

Biography coming soon

CEU: 0.8 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 8 Professional Development Hours
Certificate: Certificate Issued Upon Completion
RPS is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. We comply with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognised internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices.
We issue a Certificate of Attendance which verifies the number of training hours attended. Our courses are generally accepted by most professional licensing boards/associations towards continuing education credits. Please check with your licensing board to determine if the courses and certificate of attendance meet their specific criteria.