Industrial Safety Engineer CertificationSEC/SECUIND-E

Who should attend?

  • This course provides a deeper knowledge on how to master the main aspects of the industrial safety engineer position.
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.
  • Also available for experienced personnel designed to evolve in HSE function.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • WELCOME - PRESENTATION

      • Initial competency assessment.
      • Role of HSE engineer within company. Mission and responsibilities of the safety engineer.
  • RISKS RELATED TO FLUIDS BEHAVIOR

      • Process mapping. Products knowledge
      • Gas compression and expansion. Liquid-vapor equilibrium. Energies at stake.
      • Pressure in a vessel and consequences of heat addition or withdrawal. Risk assessment and operating precautions.
  • RISKS RELATED TO EQUIPMENT

      • 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.
  • INHERENTLY SAFER DESIGN

      • Phenomenology: phenomena of combustion: combustion of gaseous mixtures, liquids and solids. Effect of combustion. BLEVE/boil-over/backdraft/flash-over.
      • Taking industrial risk into account.
      • Layout based on risk analysis. Implementation of safety barriers: kinds and criteria of effectiveness.
      • Prevention and care against fire and explosion hazards: control or removal of flammable mixtures, sources of ignition. Control of emission sources.
      • Knowledge of pressure equipment and atmospheric storage - Protection against overpressure and depressions.
      • Introduction to instrumented safety systems (SIS). Reliability level.
  • MITIGATION & PROTECTION MEANS

      • Gas detectors, fire detectors (smoke, flames, heat, etc.), liquid hydrocarbons detectors.
      • Passive and active fire protection.
      • Firefighting strategies: basic rules, means and methods of intervention, organization and management of rescue, strategy of intervention. Emergency response plans.
  • CONTROL OF RISKS RELATED TO WORK ON FACILITIES

      • Safety during commissioning and decommissioning operations.
      • Lockout Tagout procedures.
      • 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

      • Health, Safety and Environment Management System (HSE-MS): structure, implementation and administration of a HSE management system.
      • Setting up an HSE culture.
      • Risk assessment methods: HAZID, HAZOP, Bow tie analysis, QRA.
      • Prevention tools and means, crisis and intervention management. Human factors.
      • Management of change - Improvement and maintenance of safety barriers HSE approach in projects.
  • ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION

      • 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

      • Professional risks: chemical risks, physical risks, toxicological risks.
      • Prevention. Collective and personal protection equipment.
      • Risk management: work station assessment, material safety data sheet, medical check-up.
  • FINAL ASSESSMENT - SESSION SYNTHESIS

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.

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

  • An international recognition of your competencies.
  • A Advanced Certificate is delivered.
  • An expertise confirmed in Industrial Safety Engineer .
  • Ready-to-use skills.