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Process Safety Leadership

The Process Safety Leadership (PSL) course is designed for senior executives and board members of major hazard facilities who are ultimately responsible for developing a strong process safety culture within their organisation. PSL provides participants with the tools to develop a detailed understanding of the business case for effective process safety management. It will offer a clear insight into how to promote a positive safety culture throughout the organisation through the effective engagement of the workforce.

PSM Standards – building and maintaining a safety culture to avoid major accidents

"Excellent, the PSL course changed my outlook on how the refinery is run." Martin Waterman, Shift Supervisor, Murco Oil & Gas.

Programme Content

  • Impact of Major Accidents on a business, people and environment
  • Recurring Root Cause Failures
  • Integrating process safety alongside business objectives
  • Process Safety Management Systems and assurance processes
  • Measuring Process Safety - PSPI’s, audit and review
  • Understanding the impact of human factors on process safety
  • Process Safety Leadership
  • Developing and maintaining a positive Process safety Culture
  • The importance of setting policies and their effective deployment
  • Maintaining corporate knowledge
  • Importance of sustainability
  • Lessons learned for Major Accidents
  • Sharing best practice
  • Personal/Site Improvement Plans

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, participants will understand:

  • The business case for effective Process Safety Management
  • The nature of major accidents and how hazards and risks are defined and quantified
  • The key elements of Process Safety Management Systems
  • Assurance processes for effective risk management
  • how to promote a positive Process Safety culture through effective engagement of the workforce
  • The importance of good Process Safety leadership principles and how to implement them
  • How to achieve continuous improvement in process safety performance