An Introduction to HAZOP

Topic Safety

CPD Hours 6


This course will help you learn how HAZOP fits into a wider process safety toolkit. You will learn about the technique's strengths, limitations,and when it should be applied, as well as the basics of the process itself.

This course, aimed at anyone new to HAZOP or those who would benefit from better understanding the technique, also includes modules on teamwork, documentation, recording and reporting. A case study is used throughout the course to illustrate the application of the HAZOP technique and provide opportunities for you to experience the technique in action.

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
  • when a full HAZOP would be appropriate.

Who will benefit

Anyone new to HAZOP and those who manage/work alongside others in a HAZOP-related role. This includes engineers, scientists, project managers and senior managers.

Course outline

  • HAZOP origins and applications
  • HAZOP technique - an overview
  • Benefits of HAZOP within an organisation 


Discounts are available to companies booking more than one place:

  • 2 places — 5% discount
  • 3 places — 10% discount
  • 4 or more places — 15% discount.

In-company training

This course is also available as an in-company course (face-to-face or online) where content can be customised to meet your organisation's specific needs and delivered on a date/location that suits your requirements. Contact us for more information.

Back to courses