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Perfecting Process
Safety: From Disaster to Success

Why Choose this Online Training Course?

To meet the increasing expectations of governments and the public Process Safety has been legislated for with increasing stringent standards. Unfortunately, incidents keep occurring for multi fold reasons which may well be production pressures and cost cutting measures such as staffing and training. Control rests ultimately with Managers and Engineers of the Process Plants as they are the on-site decision makers and must be competent not only in their own field but also in proactive safety. Training and retraining are part of the competency cycle. This AZTech training course aims at highlighting important aspect of Process Safety so as to increase competencies in safety and operational efficiency.

This AZTech online training course will feature:

  • Process safety
  • Systems to prevent loss of containment
  • Common hazards, risks and controls in the oil & gas industry
  • Furnace operations
  • Emergency Response

What are the Goals?

 By the end of this AZTech online training course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the foundations of process safety
  • Describe the systems to prevent loss of containment
  • Analyse common risks and controls in the process safety industry
  • Understand Furnace operations
  • Appreciate Start Up and Shutdown Hazards
  • Summarise safe entry procedures in confined spaces
  • Create Emergency response strategies

Who is this Online Training Course for?

This AZTech online training course is aimed at professionals, who have local responsibilities for health and safety and require a measure of competence in this field.

This online training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Process Managers
  • Process Engineers
  • Team Leaders
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Health and Safety personnel

How will this Online Training Course be Presented?

This AZTech online training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes presentations of videos, case studies and discussions that will enhance the learning process. Active participation is encouraged during the programme.

The Course Content

Day One: The Foundations of Process Safety

  • Introduction
  • Learning from Accidents
  • Good Practice Standards for the Process Industry (EU and USA)
  • Permit-to-work System
  • Shift Handover the Key Principles
  • Case Study

Day Two: Risk Management and Management of Change

  • Risk Management
  • The Swiss Cheese Model
  • HAZOP Studies
  • Inherent Safer Design
  • Management of Change
  • Case Study

Day Three: Combustion and Confined Space Entry

  • Furnace Operations
  • Firing Conditions
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Cleaning, Isolating and Atmospheric Testing
  • Training
  • Case Study

Day Four: Start Up, Shutdown, Hydrocarbon Storage & Types of Fire & Explosions

  • Start Up & Shutdown
  • Storage Depots – Bund Areas
  • Safety Instrumented Systems
  • Types of Fire & Explosions – VCE, UVCE, BLEVE, Boil Over
  • Case Study

Day Five: Fire and Emergency Response

  • Passive and Active Fire Protection
  • Case Study
  • Emergency Response
  • Review of the Week
  • Evaluation

The Course Schedule

10:30 - 11:00


Welcome, Setup, Registration (Day 1 Only)

11:00 – 12:30


First Session

12:30 – 12:45


Break (15 minutes)

12:45 – 14:15


Second Session

14:15 – 14:30


Break (15 minutes)

14:30 – 16:00


Third Session

The Certificate

  • An AZTech e-Certificate will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the online training course


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