Safety Engineering - Module 2PHSE/SAFENG2GB

Who should attend?

  • This course provides the knowledge and tools for coordinating HSE studies, for the different stages of an onshore or offshore, Oil & Gas, grass-roots or major revamping project.
Audience :
  • Safety engineers, HSE superintendents, other engineers and managers (environment, project, process, instrument and operations) involved in operating or designing and implementing major projects.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • INHERENTLY SAFER PLANT DESIGN

      • Possible options for the elimination of a hazard.
      • Provision or addition of control means.
      • Limitation of inventories of hazardous products.
  • CONSEQUENCE ANALYSIS METHODOLOGY

      • Examples of types of scenarios to be considered.
      • Consequence modeling e.g. blast overpressure, dispersion modeling…
      • Criteria for impact assessment.
      • Exercise.
  • QUANTITATIVE RISK ASSESSMENT (QRA)

      • Methodology to be used.
      • Systematic QRA approach (step by step).
      • Assessment and improvement.
      • Case studies and application.
  • SAFETY INSTRUMENTED SYSTEMS (SIS)

      • 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 and actions, causes and effects.
  • DESIGN OF FIRE & GAS (F&G) DETECTION SYSTEMS

      • Selection of F&G detector types.
      • Positioning of F&G detectors.
      • Logic associated with the activation of the F&G detectors.
  • ACTIVE & PASSIVE FIRE PROTECTION

      • 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 & HUMAN ERRORS

      • Human factors in process control. Alarm systems.
      • Human error in process plants. Downgraded situations.
      • Emergency situations.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • describe the probabilistic methods of safety engineering and typical safety systems design,
  • design safety systems including firewater, fire and gas detection, and over-pressure relief,
  • take part in risk assessment and project evaluation,
  • contribute to a corporate, experience-based, safety culture.

Ways & Means

  • Highly interactive training by industry specialist lecturer.
  • Numerous applications and illustrations.
  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions.