This online Process Safety Management course will teach you the importance of effective process safety management programs in preventing chemical releases, as well as how to create and execute these programs.
According to the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, over 10,000 American workers are harmed each year in incidents involving chemicals. Process safety management is a comprehensive approach to prevent these harmful chemical releases and subsequent injury to workers.
Chemical safety starts with a thorough examination of work operations to identify and control risk and potential hazards related to handling chemicals. An effective process safety management program includes an evaluation of the whole process, including design, technology, and other elements that might impact the process.
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
Recognize the requirements of an effective process safety management program
Identify company processes that are affected by OSHA’s process safety standard
Recognize the information included in a process safety management program
Recognize the various areas that a process hazard analysis must address
Recognize the minimum information required to be in your employer’s written operating procedures for safely conducting activities involved in each covered process
Identify information required to be in work authorization notices or permits
Identify the requirements for initial, refresher, and hands-on training
Recognize the responsibilities that the hiring company and contract employers have regarding safety performance, evaluations, and programs
Recognize how process safety procedures are maintained, including safety reviews, mechanical integrity programs, inspection and testing, and process change management
Recognize the basic elements in an incident investigation