Hazards 27
IChemE's leading process safety conference


Optional, pre-conference workshops will be held on Wednesday 10 May 2017.

Places are limited and available on a 'first come, first served' basis, with prior registration required via your conference registration form.

Improving the Efficiency of Retrospective HAZOP StudiesABB

Time: 10:00–13:00

Cost: free of charge (registration required)

  • understand the key requirements for retrospective process safety reviews
  • discuss the mandatory elements required for an effective review
  • consider approaches to improve the efficiency without compromising quality of reviews
  • summarise key findings to be presented at the main conference

Emergency Planning Principlesicheme-logo

Time: 10:00–13:00

Cost: £99 + VAT

Managing crises and major incidents will affect an entire organisation. All normal operations cease, priorities change and employees and teams are put in situations they may never have experienced before. In the hazardous chemical and process industries, detailed emergency planning is essential.

This workshop – a taster of the three-day training course provided by IChemE on the same subject – outlines the key aspects of planning and the regulatory requirements pertaining to the protection of people during major accidents.

IChemE Safety Centre - ISCThe Future of Process Safety

Time: 10:00–13:00

Cost: free of charge (registration required)

Share your thoughts on the future direction of process safety. Led by the IChemE Safety Centre in association with the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Centre, this interactive workshop will continue the discussion started at Hazards 26, where we collected feedback on the key challenges to process safety. At this workshop we will be exploring possible strategies to address these challenges. Come along and be part of the conversation.

The Keil CentreHuman Factors in Health and Safety

Time: 14:00–17:00

Cost: £99 + VAT

The importance of managing human factors to achieve improved process safety is widely accepted. However many of the safety and operational professionals charged with managing human factors have no formal qualifications or training in the behavioural sciences.

This workshop offers delegates a taster of the one-year programme, organised by IChemE and The Keil Centre, and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human factors (CIEHF), to help develop a broad understanding of human factors relevant to the process industries. Content will be applicable to an international audience and has been developed in consultation with safety and loss prevention specialists.

icheme-logoInherent Safety in Design and Operation Development

Time: 14:00–17:00

Cost: £99 + VAT

Significant resources are invested in the daily management, control and mitigation of risks in the chemical and process industries. However avoiding or reducing hazards is inherently safer than controlling them and benefits and efficiencies can be achieved by promoting, understanding and creating a more inherently safer working environment for new and existing facilities.

This workshop – a taster of the two-day training course provided by IChemE on the same subject – will help delegates develop a greater understanding of the principles of inherent safety.

DEKRA InsightDesigning and Calibrating a Risk Graph

Time: 14:00–17:00

Cost: £99 + VAT

This workshop, led by author of IChemE's Using Risk Graphs for SIL Determination Clive De Salis, will help you better understand how to design a risk graph for your process risks.

You'll learn how to mathematically calibrate a risk graph based on your designs and how to use existing corporate systems for the design and calibration to make usage as easy as possible. Participants will also be able to check all risk graph data matches LOPA, making the more detailed LOPA check easier. Attendees should ensure they bring calculators to the workshop.

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