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E-561 - Safety Engineering - Module 2

  • Safety engineers, HSE superintendents, other engineers and managers (environment, project, process, instrument, and operations) involved in operating or designing and implementing major projects
  • To provide the knowledge and tools for coordinating HSE studies, for the different stages of an onshore or offshore, oil and gas, grass-roots or major revamping project
Learning Objectives
  • To acquire the probabilistic methods of safety engineering and typical safety systems design
  • To design safety systems including firewater, fire and gas detection, and over-pressure relief
  • To ensure safe operation of oil and gas facilities
  • To take part in risk assessment and project evaluation
  • To contribute to a corporate, experience-based, safety culture
  • Fundamental knowledge of statistical analysis and hazard identification techniques is highly recommended
Ways and means
  • Highly interactive training by industry specialist lecturer
  • Numerous applications and illustrations
  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions

Digest of module 1 0.5 day
  • Fundamentals of Safety Engineering-milestones reminder
  • Review of Historical events leading to significant incidents through consequences analysis
Inherently safer plant design 0.5 day
  • Possible options for the removal or elimination of a hazard
  • Provision or addition of means to control
  • Limitation of inventories of hazardous products
Major Hazard assessment 0.75 day
  • Examples of Accident scenarios
  • Risk Matrices and ALARP principle
  • Safety critical measures / elements
Quantitative risk assessment 0.75 day
  • Methodology to be used
  • Systematic QRA approach (step by step)
  • Assessment and improvement
  • Case studies and application
Design of fire and gas detection systems 0.5 day
  • Selection of Fire & Gas detector types
  • Positioning of Fire & Gas detectors
  • Logic associated with the activation of the F&G detectors
  • Worked example
Active and passive fire protection 0.5 day
  • Design of firewater network, calculations for firewater demand
  • Fire protection using water, foam, dry chemicals and inert gas
  • Firewater systems, pump types and selection guidance
  • Practical exercise
Safety instrumented systems 0.5 day
  • Examples of safety instrumented systems & performance targets
  • Typical architecture
  • Safety Instrumented Function (SIF) and Safety Integrity Level (SIL)
  • Design of ESD systems, Hierarchy of ESD & Actions, Cause & Effects
  • Example of HIPS
Emergency escape and rescue 0.5 day
  • Methodology for Emergency Escape & Rescue Analysis (EERA) & Fire & Explosion Risk Analysis (FERA) studies
  • On and off site emergency planning
  • Methodology, data input, assumptions and output
  • Case study
Human factors and human errors 0.25 day
  • Human factors in process control, Alarm systems, Human error in process plants, Downgraded situations
  • Emergency situations
“Safety dossier” 0.25 day
  • Objectives and contents
2016 course calendar
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Nov 21 - 25 Rueil €3,210 Online