Process Safety Best Practices

An Intensive 2-Day Training Course

Process Safety Best Practices

Learning from Process Disasters

We currently have no scheduled session for this Course. If you are interested in running this course, please contact our Training Department at

Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Course?

This Best Practices Workshop is designed to help the organization envision and specify future improvements, while building the workforce and management skills needed to implement a process safety management (PSM) program for best results.

A robust PSM system helps prevent or reduce process-related injuries and incidents, and requires a continued effort and commitment by leadership at all levels.

This workshop covers an overview of the application of PSM systems and controls to manufacturing processes, so that organizations can identify, understand and control hazards.

This two day Workshop will help participants understand how to manage their process safety and operational risk, by learning from process disasters.

This process safety course also covers Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) that empowers organizations to assess and reduce risk resulting from inadequate or failed internal processes and human errors.

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

  • Implement procedures, processes, and training to reduce risks and costs
  • Increase awareness of potential hazards and take preventive measures
  • Enable monitoring, controls, and audit trails for compliance and proactive risk management
  • Align operations with key risks and process hazards
  • Perform risk analysis and performance measurement; drive continuous safety improvement
  • Embed safety and risk management into daily operations

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this be Presented?

The workshop will be presented with the use of PowerPoint presentations and videos to reinforce specific points and relate the material to the real world. The course will be augmented by case studies. The highly interactive programme will offer and encourage the participants the opportunity to advance their opinions and ideas through discussions.


Daily Agenda

Day One: History of Process Safety Management Systems

Occupational safety

  • Process safety
  • Personal safety

Why do accidents happen?

Road to Improving

  • Plant Safety
  • Functional Safety

Evolution of Regulations and Standards

  • Key Safety Regulatory Standards
  • Seveso legislation – preventing major industrial accidents
  • Government mandates for tolerable risk levels
  • Management Obligations

Integrated Control and Safety Systems

  • Basic Process Control System BPCS
  • Safety Instrumented System SIS

Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) overview

  • What If?
  • Checklist
  • FMEA
  • Fault Tree
  • Event Tree
  • LOPA
  • Bow Tie


Day Two: Risk and safety integrity concepts

Process safety leadership

  • Culture and Safety
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Understanding why employees put themselves at risk

Measuring performance before a catastrophic failure

  • Calculating the weighted KPI for a protection layer
  • Calculating safety performance index for equipment
  • Calculating safety performance index for a facility
  • Estimated losses associated with LOE risk and plant

Safety Requirement Specification

  • Implementation Phase
  • Technology selection
  • Architecture selection
  • Reliability evaluation
  • Detailed design & build
  • Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT)
  • Installation, Commissioning and Validation
  • Operation Phase
  • Operation and Maintenance Planning

Best practices and lessons learned


  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to

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