Fundamentals of Process Safety — Malaysia

Topic Safety

CPD Hours 34*

Price IChemE members RM8800, non-members RM9800

Live online course – starts on 15 November 2021.

IChemE's flagship process safety training course is essential for anyone involved in the design, modification, operation and maintenance of a major hazard or process plant.

All process safety fundamentals are covered and participants will emerge with a better understanding of the key principles of process safety and its management.

This online course references the IChemE Safety Centre's management framework built on six functional areas or pillars:

  • knowledge and competence
  • engineering and design
  • systems and procedures
  • assurance
  • human factors
  • culture.

It combines virtual workshops, case studies and theory to teach core areas of a process safety framework.

Teaching will be delivered across five live modules (approximately 2–3 hours in length each), alongside independent study and pre-recorded video sessions issued before/between modules.

Participants who pass an end-of-course assessment receive an IChemE Pass Certificate in the Fundamentals of Process Safety.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will understand:

  • the key principles of process safety and its management
  • the human, environmental and business consequences of poor process safety
  • the key factors influencing the basis of process safety
  • the hazards associated with a process plant and how the risks can be controlled
  • the key process safety requirements at each stage in the life cycle of a process plant from conceptual design through to operation, maintenance and modification
  • the interdependence of and the need for overall organisation process safety management capability
  • how to acquire further knowledge and understanding of process safety management.

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Who will benefit

  • Managers, supervisors, engineers, safety personnel, and others involved in the design, operation, modification or maintenance of major hazard or other process plant
  • Graduates, chemical and other engineers may find it beneficial in the preparation of their Chartered Member application
  • Anyone who would like to improve their process safety knowledge

Topics covered

  • The importance of process safety
  • A model for process safety
  • Hazard and risk
  • Hazard identification and evaluation
  • Consequences – toxicity and fires
  • Consequences – explosions
  • Chemical reactions
  • Flammable atmospheres
  • Project development
  • Design safety
  • Risk assessment
  • Operations
  • Asset integrity
  • Management of change
  • Management systems
  • Human factors
  • Leadership and culture
  • Process safety performance
  • Emergency response

Course presenters

Our expert trainers have worked in many industries including oil and gas, offshore, refining, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food processing, utilities, gas distribution, energy, power generation and in some case with government regulators. 

Each online course will be led by a specific trainer but pre-recorded content features a range of trainers, each bringing a unique perspective to the course.

Previous delegates say

"The best thing about the course was the content and case studies with input from a number of experts. Having the course spread over five modules allowed reflection/looking at what the session meant in your own plant etc. which was very beneficial."
C Cormack, GSK

"The combination of presentations, videos and exercises were good to keep people interested in the course, rather than just reading pages and pages of presentations."
L Lawton, Abbott Risk Consulting

"The best thing was the break-out sessions...we were all given the opportunity to lead, and the videos of past incidents."
E Birigeni, Nigeria LNG

"Content was engaging and was my first experience of online training, and I would do it again."
M Carter, William Blythe Ltd

Module dates and times

Module 1

Monday 15 November 2021, 09:00–13:00 MYT (GMT +8).

Module 2

Tuesday 16 November 2021, 09:00–13:00 MYT (GMT +8).

Module 3

Wednesday 17 November 2021, 09:00–13:00 MYT (GMT +8).

Module 4

Thursday 18 November 2021, 09:00–13:00 MYT (GMT +8).

Module 5

Friday 19 November 2021, 09:00–13:00 MYT (GMT +8).

There will be independent study and pre-recorded video sessions issued before/between modules.

* CPD hours should be used as an approximate guide and will vary depending on the preferred approach of the delegate and to what extent additional learning is completed.

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