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Online Risk and Safety Management for Engineers: Risk Analysis

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Pre-Requisites

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Risk and Safety Management for Engineers: Risk Analysis

Who Should Learn

This unit is suitable for managers, engineers, operators, HSE advisors, risk management practitioners, and anyone else involved in managing risks. Individuals aspiring to hold any of the above types of position will welcome the information and experience contained within the course. Most examples are cross-industry, however, some examples are from certain sectors.

Course Overview

This course will give an overview of a number of risk assessment techniques including Bowtie, Fault Trees, QRA, frequency assessment, consequence assessment and Risk Assessment Matrix. The course also explores human factors, human failures and human factors engineering and integration with example case studies from various industries. The course discusses what Functional Safety is and the ideas behind using LOPA and SIL for risk reduction. Finally, it explains how major accident scenarios affecting the environment are identified, and how their risks are assessed, ranked, and managed.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply risk assessment techniques (e.g. Bowtie, QRA, Risk Assessment Matrix, HFE, LOPA, SIL), and better understand assessments carried out by others
  • Define and differentiate between Human Factors, Human Factors Engineering and Human Factors Integration
  • Give examples of case studies where human failure contributed to a major accident
  • Understand the basic process of risk management
  • Explain by reference to past incidents the environmental risk from major accidents

This set of 2 units will introduce bowtie analysis. Unit 1 explains how to carry out bowtie analysis from first principles, with step-by-step instructions on how to build bowtie diagrams, example bowties uses and a discussion of their strengths and weaknesses. Unit 2 explains how controls are made effective in bowties and how safety critical activities and equipment can be captured on a bowtie.

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Analyse hazard scenarios by applying the bowtie method and designing a bowtie diagram
  • Devise risk acceptance criteria for hazards in bowties
  • Identify critical activities to support your bowtie
  • Link bowtie controls to critical equipment and performance standards

This unit explains how fault trees can be built and solved to analyse the failure modes of complex systems.

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Construct fault tree modelling engineering systems
  • Solve fault trees qualitatively and quantitatively for the event combinations that fail the system

This unit describes the risk matrix and how it is used to assess risk.

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Describe the two components of risk
  • Understand and use a risk matrix
  • Design your own risk matrix

This set of 3 units introduces safety and risk management. Unit 5 explains how to carry out quantitative risk assessments (QRAs) focusing on assessment of oil and gas or process plants. The unit explains how QRAs are used and the input they have into risk management. Unit 6 explains how to carry out frequency assessment for a typical oil and gas or process plant. The assessment consists of a parts count and event tree analysis. The unit explains how the frequencies of releases and their outcomes (e.g. fires, explosions, etc.) can be calculated. Unit 7 explains how to carry out a consequence assessment for a typical oil & gas process plant. The assessment consists of a mixture of physical effects modelling and vulnerability analysis. The unit explains how the consequences of releases can be quantified and how to predict the impact of those consequences.

By the end of these units you will be able to:

  • Understand the stages of the QRA process
  • Acknowledge the uncertainties in QRA
  • Compare QRA results to risk criteria
  • Split a process into sections
  • Carry out a parts count using P&IDs
  • Construct an event tree
  • Determine the source terms for a hazardous release
  • Understand the types of physical effects modelled in QRAs
  • Assess the impact of these effects on people or equipment

This unit explores human factors, human failures and human factors engineering and integration with example case studies from various industries.

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Define and differentiate between Human Factors, Human Factors Engineering and Human Factors Integration
  • Recognise the different types of human failures
  • Give examples of case studies where human failure contributed to a major accident

This unit explains what Functional Safety is and the ideas behind using LOPA and SIL for risk reduction.

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Apply the LOPA process
  • Understand the basic process of risk management

This unit explains how major accident scenarios affecting the environment are identified, and how their risks are assessed, ranked, and managed.

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Explain by reference to past incidents the environmental risk from major accidents
  • Name the three attributes used to assess scenarios
  • Identify three environmental risk reduction measures

This unit will assess your learning of the material covered in the course: Risk and Safety Management for Engineers: Risk Analysis.

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