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Industrial Safety Engineer Certification

Industrial Safety Engineer Certification

60 days
SEC/SECUIND-E
Sessions
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?

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.

Level

  • Proficiency
  • This course provides a deeper knowledge on how to master the main aspects of the industrial safety engineer position.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to effectively perform the function of HSE engineers as to:
  • implement tools and techniques required for an integrated management of safety,
  • apply a practical and behavioral know-how.
Course Content

WELCOME - PRESENTATION

2 days

  • Initial competency assessment.
  • Role of HSE engineer within company.

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 & 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.

INDUSTRIAL RISK

2 days

  • Definition of industrial risk (technological and operational) - Acceptance criteria - Risk matrix
  • Phenomenology: Phenomena of combustion: combustion of gaseous mixtures, liquids and solids. Effect of combustion. BLEVE/boil-over/backdraft/flash-over.

RISK BASED DESIGN

16 days

  • Inherently safer design:
  • Lay out based on risk analysis
  • Precautions against fire and explosion hazards: control or removal of flammable mixtures, sources of ignition. Control of emission sources - Areas classification
  • Implementation of safety barriers.
  • Prevention means:
  • Design of pressure equipment and atmospheric storage - Protection against overpressure and depressions - Knowledge of materials and corrosion phenomena
  • Instrumented safety systems (SIS). Reliability level.
  • Mitigation and protection means:
  • Gas detectors, fire detectors (smoke, flames, heat, etc.).
  • Passive fire protection: behavior of materials.
  • Active fire protection: extinguishing agents (water, powder, foam, inert/inhibiting gases), mobile and fixed equipment used.
  • Firefighting strategies: basic rules, means and methods of intervention, organization and management of rescue, strategy of intervention. Emergency response plans.

SAFETY DURING COMMISSIONING & DECOMMISSIONING ACTIVITIES - SAFETY IN MAINTENANCE & 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.

HSE RISK MANAGEMENT

15 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.
  • HSE culture and behavior - Use of lessons learned - HSE knowledge and experience sharing.
  • HSE engineer: role and responsibilities - Required skills.
  • Risk assessment: methods: HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA, bow tie analysis, QRA.
  • Prevention tools and means, crisis and intervention management. Human relationship and communication.
  • Financial shields to deal with accidents - Insurances. HSE approach in projects.
  • HSE Risk management on site - Human factors.
  • Management of change - Improvement and maintenance of safety barriers.

ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION

3 days

  • Importance of environment protection for human being, for company. Awareness - Sustainable development.
  • Environment impact assessment.
  • Air, water and soil protection. Origin, nature, treatment and reduction of pollutions.
  • Waste management: sorting and elimination routes.

INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE - 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.
Ways & Means
  • Practical workshops on industrial equipment.
  • Site visit and studies based on industrial documents.
  • Real-life firefighting exercises.
  • Lecturing by industry experts.
  • Real incidents and accidents case studies.
  • Continuous validation, in order to obtain certification
Certification
  • Une reconnaissance au niveau international.
  • L’obtention d’un Advanced Certificate.
  • Une expertise confirmée Industrial Safety Engineer Certification.
  • Des compétences applicables en milieu professionnel.