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Certified PHA-HAZOP Leader Course Title

Certified PHA-HAZOP Leader

Course Reference
EHS Academy CPHA - HL

Course Date & Duration


Five days, (

Course Objectives:
The aim of this course is to provide the participants with the knowledge and group leadership skills to lead teams in effective Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) studies and HAZOP studies.

HAZOP is an abbreviated term for HAZard and OPerability study. It is a technique that identifies the potential hazards and operating issues with the design and construction of equipment and plant and involves the interaction of a multi-disciplinary team.
Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will: Gain an understanding of the concepts of PHA and of the major techniques for hazard identification and when each should be used. Gain an understanding of the responsibilities involved in PHA leadership and training in the skills necessary for leading PHA studies.

To be familiar with HAZOP Techniques. To act as a Team Leader of a HAZOP Team. To be able to carry out HAZOP Studies.
Gain knowledge to describe the need for change and change management as well as effective methods for dealing with changes.

Who Should Attend


This course provides an overview of all significant aspects and considerations of PHA and HAZOP Studies for those who are involved in the management, engineering (design, process, chemical, facilities, instrumentation and controls), operations and safety of process operations. Engineers, safety/environment personnel, plant operators, area managers and maintenance personnel will benefit from the practical approach presented in this course.

Pre-Requisites
a) Experience in process operations b) Ability to read and understand engineering drawings c) Basic computer skills

d) Ability to communicate in English (both oral and written) e) Effective writing skills f) Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Course Certificate
1. TUV Akademie certification will be issued to all attendees successfully completing the course. The certificates will attest that the participant is a certified PHA Leader/Facilitator. 2. A certificate will be issued from EHS - Academy

Duration of the Course:


The course will be conducted during Five days.

The Instructor:
Mr. Wagdi Fouad Seffain Director of Environmental Health & Safety, the American University in Cairo - Egypt

Managing Director of EHS Academy Egypt

Course Outline:
Day One: Examples of Major Disaster accidents Hazardous Materials (Flammable & Combustible Substances). Hazardous Areas: IEC Standards ATEX Directive (EC) NEC USA CENELEC (EN) FMEA & Fault Tree Group Workshop Day Two: Hazard Identification. Hazard Analysis Introduction to HAZOP/Need for HAZOP/What are HAZOPS? Components of HAZOP Standard Guide Words Intention, Parameters, and Deviation Preparation for carrying out HAZOP HAZOP Team

Case Studies Group Workshop

Team Leadership Skills Team Leader Qualifications Responsibility of Participants in PHAs & HAZOP Teams

Day Three: HAZOP Techniques HAZOP Methodology Applying HAZOP HAZOP Examples Case Studies Group WorkShop Day Four: Process Safety Management (PSM OSHA) Process Hazard Analysis Management of Change. HAZOP Examples. HAZOP Application Case Studies Group WorkShop Day Five: HAZOP Results/Recordkeeping HAZOP Reports Group Workshop Final Exam.
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