Hazard Analysis and Risk assessment

202407oct(oct 7)1:08 pm11(oct 11)1:08 pmHazard Analysis and Risk assessment

Course Details


Attendees will be able to apply skills learnt from this training at a practical level to identify sources of major hazards and to prioritize decisions for their control. In addition to the professional development of staff, the organization should be able to priorities resources to demonstrate that process risks are adequately controlled.


Day 1: Introduction:

  • Discussion of some reasons for a PHA   
  • Resulting Legal Requirements  
  • Personal view of accident economics


  • Hazard   
  • Risk  
  • Quantitative Assessment   
  • Hazard Identification  
  • Hazard Evaluation   
  • Hazard Control   
  • Safety Management Systems

What is a PHA?

  • When is it performed?  
  • What techniques are used?  
  • How does it fit into Safety Management Systems?  
  • What a PHA is not  
  • Inherent safety first

Elements of Facility Risk:

  • Process Hazards   
  • Human Factors in Facility Risk   
  • Siting Issues in Facility Risk  
  • Environmental Issues in Facility Risk

PHA Teams:

  • Who Should Participate in a PHA?   
  • Why a Team Approach?   
  • Responsibility of Participants in PHAs  
  • Thinking Skills Required of Participants in PHAs
  • PHA Methodologies
  • Overview   
  • Purpose of Study   
  • Type of Results Desired   
  • Type of Information Available   
  • Relative Risks Associated with Facility   
  • PHA Team Experience Level  
  • Operating History (Past Incidents) 
  • Resource Availability and Management/Leader Preference   
  • Lifecycle Hazard Identification   
  • Methodology Selection Flow Chart

Day 2: Documentation Issues for Process Hazards Analysis:

  • Documentation for Decision Making  
  • Completed Report Contents   
  • Usual Format for PHA Report   
  • Documentation for Future Reference   
  • Legal Issues (“Due Diligence”)

Reading Engineering Drawings:

  • Types of Engineering Drawings Used in PHA Studies   
  • Overview of Reading P&IDs   
  • Examples of P&ID Abbreviations   
  • Reference Symbol Sheets

Team Leadership:

  • Team Leadership Skills  
  • Team Leader Qualifications  
  • PHA Leadership Responsibilities  
  • Understanding Group Personalities   
  • Getting the Best from Your Team

PHA Workshop (HAZOP & What-If):

  • Assembling and verifying plant descriptive information  
  • Defining Scope and Objective of PHAs   
  • Estimating Time for PHAs and Planning Schedule  
  • Risk Ranking Matrix for PHAs  
  • Documenting the PHA Worksheet   
  • Credibility of Causes   
  • Accident Causes Categories to be Considered by PHA Team  
  • Follow-up

Day 3: Hands-on Workshop

  • PHA Workshop Resources


Practical HAZOP

Methodology Selection Criteria

  • PHA Flow Chart   
  • Objectives of a Good PHA  
  • Process Safety Information for Hazard Analysis   
  • HAZOP (Hazards and Operability Analysis)  
  • Preliminary Hazards Analysis  
  • Checklist Analysis  
  • What-If Analysis  
  • What-If/Checklist Analysis   
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)   
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of PHA Methodologies   
  • Limitations of PHA

Cases & Workshops

Day 4: What-if

  • Process Hazards  
  • Human Factors in Facility Risk   
  •  Siting Issues in Facility Risk   
  • Environmental Issues in Facility Risk

Who Should Attend ?

This course is aimed at all Personnel involved in loss control and accident prevention. The program is based on multi-disciplinary approach, which includes all personnel from Senior Management to Supervisors.


7 (Monday) 1:08 pm - 11 (Friday) 1:08 pm(GMT+03:00)



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