Process Safety Management

Batch Schedule:

Full Time Mode (2.5 months, Thurs to Sun, 10 to 5) :- Starting 20th January 2019
Weekend Mode (5 months, Sat/Sun, 10 to 5) :- Starting 20th January 2019

Course Fees:

Rs. 75,000/- (Inclusive of Taxes)

Why this course?

» Due to awareness for safe operation of plant at global level, lots of opportunities are coming up in this area
» Engineers in the degree curriculum are taught with preliminary knowledge of process safety due to lack of time
» There is huge requirement of process safety engineers at global level
» Very few institutes in India are undertaking such trainings
» This field is growing exponentially, so requirement of trained process safety engineers will grow multifold
» This course would be taught by industry professional having 10-15 years of experience in this field

Key Features:

» In depth course content
» No institute having such comprehensive curriculum
» Experienced faculty from Industry
» Placement assistance
» Internship opportunity to selected deserving students (not part of course commitment)

Employability & Career Pathways:

» Engineering, Procurement & Construction Companies (EPC) prefer Process Safety trained engineers instead of only degree holder who have little preliminary knowledge of this field.
» The 100 of engineering consultants are falling short of trained process safety engineers
» These consultants particularly hire only Process Safety trained engineers
» There are hundreds of opportunities around the globe, especially in American, European Subcontinent and Gulf countries.
» Process Safety engineers with 5 years of experience can start his own engineering consultancy company and become Entrepreneur

Eligibility Criteria:

» BE/B.Tech in Chemical/ Petroleum/ Petrochemical/ Polymer and any other allied discipline
» Student appearing in the final year of above programme
» Managers – Operations, Safety and Executivestrong
» PSM Implementation Team Members – Anyone involved with implementation, including operators and maintenance personnel strong
» Compliance Auditors strong
» Regulatory Staff

Course Content in Brief:
(In Line with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119 & CCPS RBPS Guideline)

» Defining PSM and Why is it needed? Lessons learnt from past accidents
» Different Approaches for PSM
» Dupont PSM - Protecting value and managing risk through learning and development, 1960’s
» OSHA PSM - Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals standard (29 CFR 1910.119)
» Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS) – CCPS PSM
» Other Rules & Regulations (Country and Operator wise PSM)
» Basic Elements of PSM
» Process Safety Culture
» Compliance with Standards (NFPA, API, CCPS & GAP Guidelines etc.)
» Managing Process Safety Competency
» Workforce Involvement and empowerment in PSM
» Stakeholder Outreach; How a good relationship with appropriate stakeholders over the facility life is a pillar in committing to process safety?
» Process Knowledge Management (engineering drawings and documentation etc.)
» PHA Techniques (such as HAZID, HAZOP, FMEA, etc.)
» Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) for each operating phase i.e. startup, normal operation, temporary and emergency operations
» Safe Work Practices (SWP's)
» Asset Integrity & Reliability (such as RLA, RBI, RCM, RAM)
» Contractor Safety Management
» PSM Training & Performance Assurance
» Management of Change (to process chemicals, technology, equipment and procedures)
» Pre Startup Safety Review
» Emergency Management
» Incident Investigation & Case Study
» Measurement & Metrics of Elements of PSM
» PSM Auditing
» Management Review & Continuous Improvement
» Implementation and the future
» OVERVIEW OF SOFTWARE’S DURING THE COURSE- PHA Pro, DNV PHAST & PHAST Risk, BlockSim, AutoCAD, SoundPLAN, FLARESIM, PIPENET, Detect 3D, exSILentia etc (Note: Depending on the applicability, the software’s shall be overviewed)

Internship/Project :

» Few selected deserving candidates will get chance of 2 to 4 months internship in relevant companies. Rest will go for project. However, this is not part of the course commitments.

How to Enrol?

Click on the following link to enquire about the admission procedure and further details


Contact Us:

Dr. Chetan V. Kapadnis
Centre for Professional Excellence in Engineering (CPE)
Vishwakarma University (VU)
Laxminagar, Kondhwa Budruk, Pune, 411048
Maharashtra, India
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