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Industrial Safety Engineer Certification

60 days SEC/SECUIND-E
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Engineers recently assigned to the HSE department in the following industries:
  • Oil & Gas (upstream and downstream)
  • Petrochemical and chemical
  • Transport, storage and distribution of crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas.
  • Experienced personnel intended to advance their profession in HSE.
Purpose
  • To master all of the various aspects of the industrial safety engineer position
Learning Objectives
  • To acquire the skills required to efficiently assume the position of industrial safety engineer:
  • Technical knowledge, rules and regulations
  • Practical and behavioral know-how
  • To implement the tools and techniques required for an integrated management of safety.
Ways and means
  • Practical tutorials on industrial equipment.
  • Site visit and studies.
  • Real-life firefighting exercises.
  • Lecturing by industry experts.
  • Real incidents and accidents case studies.

WELCOME - PRESENTATION - MID TERM AND FINAL ASSESSMENT 1 day
RISKS RELATED TO FLUIDS BEHAVIORS 2 days
  • Gas compression and expansion. Liquid-vapor equilibrium. Energies at stake.
  • Pressure in a vessel and consequences of heat addition or withdrawal: thermal expansion, vaporization, vacuum, freezing due to gas expansion...
  • Risk assessment and operating precautions.
RISKS AND PRECAUTIONS RELATED TO EQUIPMENT 6 days
  • Piping - Thermal equipment - Storage equipment – Pressure vessels.
  • Transport - Loading / offloading units: tank trucks, tank rail cars, cargo ships.
  • Rotating machinery: pumps, compressors, steam turbines, gas turbines…
  • Instrumentation and process control.
FLAMMABILITY PREVENTION - PRECAUTIONS - FIREFIGHTING 18 days
  • Combustion phenomenon: combustion of gaseous, liquid and solid mixtures. Combustion effects. BLEVE phenomenon, boil over, back draft and flash over.
  • Precautions and prevention against risks of fire and explosion: control or suppression of flammable mixtures and ignition sources. ATEX zones classification.
  • Materials’ behavior with fire. Gas detectors, fire detectors (smoke, flame, heat…).
  • Protection and firefighting: extinguishants (water, powder, foam, inhibiting gases), mobile and fixed firefighting equipment.
  • Firefighting strategies: basic rules, means and methods of intervention, emergency plans.
  • Practical exercises on real fires.
ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION 3 days
  • Importance of environment protection for human being, for company.
  • Air, water and soil protection. Origin, nature, treatment and reduction of pollutions.
  • Waste management: sorting and elimination routes.
  • Awareness - Sustainable development.
INDUSTRIAL HYGENE - HEALTH AT WORK 3 days
  • Professional risks: chemical risks, physical risks, toxicological risks.
  • Collective and personal protection equipment.
  • Risk management: work station assessment, material safety data sheet, medical check-up...
  • Occupational medicine - Prevention.
SAFETY DURING COMMISSIONING AND DECOMMISSIONING ACTIVITIES - SAFETY IN MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION WORKS - SAFETY IN LABORATORY 11 days
  • Safety during commissioning and decommissioning operations: risks and precautions related to auxiliary fluids (nitrogen, water, air, steam…). Draining and venting of equipment.
  • Process, mechanical, electrical lock out. Neutralizing, washing, degassing, inerting of facilities. Gas tests. Vessels/ confined space entry. Re-commissioning.
  • Safety in maintenance and construction works: specific risks and corresponding precautions. Permit to Work. Integration of safety in preparation, implementation and work surveillance.
RISK MANAGEMENT 16 days
  • Global approach to prevention: human means, technical means, human factors.
  • Health, safety and environment management system (HSE-MS): Structure, implementation and administration of a HSE management system.
  • Risk assessment: risk assessment methods (HAZID, HAZOP, What-If…), preventions means, crisis and intervention management.
  • Financial shields to deal with accidents - Insurances. HSE approach in projects.
  • Safety engineer job: mission (research, operational, functional, liaison…), responsibilities, and required skills.