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E-624 - 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 describe 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 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 0.25 day
  • Possible options for the removal or elimination of a hazard
  • Provision or addition of means to control
  • Limitation of inventories of hazardous products
Consequence analysis methodology 1 day
  • Examples of types of scenarios to be considered
  • Consequence modeling e.g. blast overpressure, dispersion modeling etc.
  • Criteria for impact assessment
  • Exercise
Quantitative risk assessment 0.75 day
  • Methodology to be used
  • Systematic QRA approach (step by step)
  • Assessment and improvement
  • Case studies and application
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
Integrity of HSE critical equipment 0.5 day
  • HSE critical equipment identification
  • Installation, commissioning and start up process
  • Testing, inspection and maintenance
  • Worked example
Design of fire and gas detection systems 0.5 day
  • Selection of Fire & Gas detector types
  • Positioning of F&G detectors
  • Logic associated with the activation of the F&G detectors
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
Human factors and human errors 0.25 day
  • Human factors in process control. Alarm systems. Human error in process plants. Downgraded situations
  • Emergency situations
Documented evidence requirements 0.25 day
  • Safety case regulations
  • Safety dossier
2016 course calendar
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Nov 21 - 25 Rueil €3,210 Online By email

2017 course calendar
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Nov 20 - 24 Rueil €3,400 Online