HAZOP Awareness

Date From: tbc
Location: United Kingdom
Description: This course has been developed to provide participants with a better understanding of the HAZOP technique and to improve understanding of when a full HAZOP might be applicable.
Event Type: IChemE Course
Venue: Rugby, UK
Organiser: IChemE
Contact Name: Courses department
Contact Phone: +44 (0)1788 534431
Contact Email: courses@icheme.org

Date TBC - register your interest at courses@icheme.org

Overview

This course has been developed to provide participants with a better understanding of the HAZOP technique and to improve understanding of when a full HAZOP might be applicable.

You will learn how HAZOP fits into a wider process safety toolkit, the strengths and limitations of the HAZOP technique and the basics of the HAZOP process. It also includes modules on teamwork, documentation, recording and reporting.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, delegates will understand:

  • the principles of a HAZOP study
  • the resources required for a study
  • how a HAZOP study progresses
  • the benefits of HAZOP and know when a full HAZOP would be appropriate

Course outline

  • introduction and objectives
  • HAZOP origins and applications
  • HAZOP technique
  • benefits of HAZOP within an organisation 

 

A case study will be used throughout the course to illustrate the application of the HAZOP technique and provide opportunities for delegates to experience the techniques in action.

Who will benefit

Anyone new to HAZOP who would benefit from a broad understanding of the technique. This includes engineers, scientists, project managers and senior managers.

Fees

IChemE member – £400 + VAT
Non-member – £500 + VAT

Course presenter

Nigel Bowker BSC(Eng), MBA, FIChemE, Blackhall Consulting

Nigel graduated from Imperial College with a degree in chemical engineering before working as a process engineer for design contractors. He then spent 22 years with BP working in exploration and field development, production operations offshore and onshore, internal audit, and health, safety and environment. His final role was as HS&E manager in supply chain management for the North Sea.

After taking early retirement from BP, he set up his own consultancy providing a range of services to clients including process engineering, audit, process safety and occupational safety. He now specialises in chairing HAZIDs and HAZOPs and is an accredited HAZOP chairman with BP.


Duration (for CPD recording purposes): up to 6 hours

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