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Process Safety Management Operations

Section 1 PSMO – License to Train.

A two day course for your own in-house trainer i.e. HR, Training or Senior Manager providing them with a licensed tool-kit which includes structured delivery of training standards via individual pre-prepared and licensed course content packs. This license to train model will allow you to incorporate the PSM Project Board’s pre-approved course content in with your own in-house process safety management messages. You will be provided with a PSMO Train the Trainer Licensed Resource Pack and an annual license, which will allow you to roll out the pre-approved process safety messages throughout your organisation at a time and place to suit the shift patterns and availability of your operations and maintenance technicians. 

Delegate Packages split into Enterprise and SME options.

"100%-great knowledge and training skills." Mal Thomas, Cams Dept, Dragon LNG.

"PSMO was a very engaging and positive training experience. The way the course is set up instils confidence and inspires by encouraging participants to think outside the box and find ways to engage with members of our own organisation." Natalie Darby, SHE Technical Supervisor, Vopak Terminal BV Ltd.

Programme Content

  • Understand the business case for effective process safety management
  • Understand the hazards, risks and consequences associated with hazardous substances and processes
  • Understand the hazards, consequences and safeguards in the specific process or plant you operate or maintain
  • Keeping the process safe - the role of operations (Operator & Maintenance) in ensuring effective process safety
  • Understand the role of Operations in applying learning from incidents and near misses
  • Emergency planning and the need for effective measures to limit the consequences of process incidents
  • Understand the concept of continual improvement in process safety performance, and operations role in this

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Have a greater involvement of operations and maintenance personnel in the identification and management of hazardous substances and processes
  • Demonstrate how the actions of all employees at every level contribute to effective process safety management
  • Clarify the differences between occupational safety and process safety
  • Provide a clear demonstration of your commitment to process safety to employees, local communities, stakeholders and regulators
  • Have increased opportunities for communication on process safety management issues and key performance indicators

Section 2 – PSMO In-house delivery

Following on from your appointed PSMO trainer attending the 2 day PSMO License to train course, and their subsequent assessments, this PSMO in-house course enables your own HR, Training or Senior Manager to adapt the prepared and licensed, high level training standards course content in with your own corporate PSM messages. This then allows you to deliver your own specific PSM courses to all levels of your staff throughout your organisation from board level to operational staff.

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

"Our in-house PSMO course was very cost effective as I can take it back and give tool box talks." HR Manager, High Hazard Site.

"I found the whole PSMO course useful and relevant to my role. This course will also be relevant for our front line managers, process and maintenance operators. I will take away the lessons and apply them to my working area." Malcolm Little, Production Supervisor, AWE.

PSMO In-House Course Delegate Pack Contents

  • Course 1 - Understanding the meaning and importance of process safety management.
  • Course 2 - Understanding the hazards, risks and consequences associated with hazardous substances and processes.
  • Course 3 - Keeping the process safe - the role of operations (Operator & Maintenance) in ensuring effective process safety.
  • Course 4 - Emergency planning and the need for effective measures to limit the consequences of process incidents.
  • Course 5 - Understand the role of operations in applying learning from incidents and near misses.
  • Course 6 -Understand the concept of continual improvement in process safety performance, and operations role in this.