HAZOP Study for Team Leaders and Team Members - Perth

Date From: 30 October 2018
Date To: 01 November 2018
Location: Australia
Description: An integrated course that uses examples drawn from a range of operations, including the petroleum, petrochemicals, fine chemicals and pharmaceutical industries, providing effective training for both team leaders and team members in the HAZOP technique.
Venue: Perth, Australia
Organiser: IChemE
Contact Name: Natalie Graser
Contact Phone: +61 (0)3 9642 4494
Contact Email: austcourses@icheme.org

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Maximise your effectiveness in HAZOP study teams

This revamped integrated course provides effective, realistic training for HAZOP team members and leaders using examples drawn from a range of industry sectors.

As well as presentations covering all the essential aspects of the method, you will participate in workshops on HAZOP for continuing processes, sequential operations and computer-controlled plant. You will also learn more about the relationship between HAZOP and other hazard identification methods and hazard studies.

If you have little or limited experience as a HAZOP team member, you should register for the course as a team member, whilst experienced team members, those new to team leadership and leaders in need of a refresher, should register as a team leader.

Learning outcomes

Team leaders will learn

  • how to be a good leader, emphasised by practice and reviews
  • how to manage HAZOP studies
  • the importance of pre-study preparation
  • how to work effectively with the team secretary and the team members

Team members will learn

  • how HAZOP study works
  • the role and responsibilities of a team member
  • how to become a valuable team member

Who will benefit

Experienced HAZOP team members who are moving on to team leadership those who need to refresh and update their HAZOP experience engineers and other technical personnel who are new to HAZOP study

those with safety and project management responsibilities.

Participants attending as team leaders must have experience of HAZOP. Team members may have little or no experience of HAZOP (although some background would be helpful) but should be familiar with P&IDs.
Course outline Introduction and basis of HAZOP

  • the background to HAZOP and its detailed methodology, covering the main areas of application

Procedures, recording, batch HAZOP and computer controlled processes

  • detailed coverage of essential aspects of the technique, covering both meetings and important applications: illustrated by workshops for all leaders and members

Making decisions

  • illustrated consideration of criteria; prioritisation of study actions. The underlying features of human behaviour with relevance to HAZOP study

Special features

Course time is allocated to group work on realistic HAZOP case studies, giving practice in their respective roles for both team leaders and team members. Examples are drawn from a range of process industries and typical reports are also provided. Participants take part in discussion and analysis sessions to identify strengths, weaknesses and learning points from the case studies.


IChemE member       AUD$3465 (inc GST)
Non member  AUD$3990 (inc GST)


Discounts are available to companies booking more than one place:
2 places - 5% discount
3 places - 10% discount
4 or more places - 15% discount

Multiple places must be booked at the same time to qualify.

Course presenter

Lex Seto, Registered Professional Engineer Queensland
Lex Seto, BE (chemical) and MBA (Technology Management), has over 25 years’ experience in operations management and project management in the fertiliser, explosives, and chemical industries.  Lex has had a further 15 years assisting these and others including upstream and downstream oil and gas industries and the mining industry. Lex’s major support emphases for both large and small organisations are in process safety in both design and operations, and in project risk.

Duration (for CPD recording purposes): up to 18 hours

If you are recording mandatory CPD you should refer to your own regulator’s requirements as recognition of CPD hours may vary.

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IChemE is a registered charity in England & Wales (214379), and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 039661).