Improve Your HSE Management SystemSEC/SHE-E

Who should attend?

  • This course provides key knowledge in order to improve the existing HSE Management System and use main associated risk analysis methods.
Audience :
  • Senior staff, managers, supervisors and graduate engineers, in charge of coordinating and improving their site’s Health Safety Environment Management System.

Level : Advanced

Course Content

  • HSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM OBJECTIVES

      • Tools for assessing risks, preventing accidents, making use of lessons learnt and improving communication.
      • Main features of regulatory requirements in the EU and USA (Seveso II or CoMAH, OSHA PSM).
      • Employers’ and employees’ legal responsibilities.
  • HSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRUCTURE

      • Principles, scope, organization and responsibilities to ensure continuity and progress.
      • Communication from the line management to the field actors and vice versa, benefits from sharing experience, safety indicators and audits.
  • HSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT

      • Commitment and responsibilities of the Management.
      • Employee involvement, information and training.
      • Process Safety Management.
      • Hazard analysis during project development, change implementation, start-up and normal operation.
      • Operating requirements, procedures and practices. Critical process parameters and operating ranges.
      • Mechanical integrity and material inspection plan.
      • Managing changes in technology, chemicals, equipment, facilities, procedures, organization, etc.
      • Managing contractors and subcontractors in plants.
      • Incident investigation and reporting.
      • Managing the documentation.
      • Compliance audits.
  • HAZARD ANALYSIS METHODS

      • Different risks (accident, fire, explosion, product release, spill, industrial disease, etc.).
      • Operating permit application and regulatory requirements.
      • Qualitative and quantitative risk analysis.
      • Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) methods:
      • Checklists.
      • What-if analysis.
      • Hazard and Operability analysis (HAZOP).
      • Causes, Consequences, Compensation (CCC).
      • Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA).
      • Fault Tree Analysis.
      • Criteria for selecting the most appropriate PHA method.
      • Risk assessment: use of criticality matrix, probability and consequences.
      • Important safety systems, SIS (Safety Interlock System) classification, protection layers and redundancy.
      • Risk prevention and mitigation methods.
  • HUMAN FACTORS

      • Human behavior, strengths and weaknesses, adaptation to evolving situations.
      • Ergonomics. User-friendly equipment, environment and procedures. Path for improvement.
      • Lessons learnt from human errors used positively for improvement. Communication, information and training.
  • HSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM EVALUATION & FOLLOW-UP

      • Reactive and proactive monitoring using of lead and lag indicators, implementation of a reporting system.
      • Organization of safety audits, plant management participation in safety reviews.
      • System evaluation: organization, resources, process and evaluation criteria.
      • Consequences of inconsistencies in organization and procedures.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • define the operational objectives of a HSE management system,
  • assess the fundamental requirements for an effective HSE management system,
  • apply and improve existing tools,
  • improve system processes and performances.

Ways & Means

  • Practical exercises for the different methods and techniques presented.
  • Case studies to reinforce different topics.
  • Sharing of experiences between trainees.
  • Use of risk assessment, incident report, field assessment, etc.
  • HSE management system failures: case studies.