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Risk assessment course.

The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) and the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) are presenting a two-day course designed to enhance the knowledge and working experience of safety, environmental and process safety professionals. This course is geared to those whose responsibilities include: risk assessment, development of management systems, and providing advice to decision makers. The learning objective is to reach a thorough understanding of integrated risk assessment and management principles and techniques. During the course, participants will be provided with a broad overview of the technical tools available to assess risk in industrial environments and shown how these tools fit in the broader risk management systems.


Ertugrul Alp, PhD, PEng, MCIC, principal, Alp & Associates Incorporated, has over 20 years experience in assessment and management of risks to environment, health, safety, property and reputation. His experience covers a number of industrial sectors including: chemical, energy, pulp and paper, mining, steel, transportation, and government.


* Introduction

* Major Historical Accidents in Process Industries

* Risk Concepts: How to Estimate Risk and Evaluate it's Acceptability

* Integrated Risk Management: Success Factors for High Performance

* Risk Management Process

* Techniques for Risk Analysis

* Qualitative Techniques: Hazard Identification With Hands-on Applications

* Index Methods

* Frequency Analysis Techniques, SVA, LOPA (Fault and Event Trees)

* Practical Hazard Awareness in Operating Plants


* Quantitative Techniques

* Fault and Event Trees

* Fire, Explosion, Dispersion Modeling

* Damage/Vulnerability Modeling

* Risk Estimation and Risk Presentation

* Applications to Plant Layout Design

* Health Risk Analysis

* Risk Evaluation and Decision-Making

* Risk Cost Benefit Analysis

* Elements for Process Safety Management with Reference to US OSHA PSM Regulations

* Emergency Management with Reference to Environment Canada and other Canadian Legislation

* Land Use Planning

* Risk Monitoring

* Stakeholder Participation

* Summary and Conclusion
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Title Annotation:Continuing Education for Chemical Professionals
Author:Alp, Ertugrul
Publication:Canadian Chemical News
Geographic Code:1CANA
Date:May 1, 2009
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