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PSM offers May two-day LOPA course in Manchester

19 April 2017

Since its inception over 20 years ago, LOPA (Layer of Protection Analysis) has become the tool of choice for identifying and estimating Process Safety gaps in industry where hazards are present and need to be contained. Our course, which has been delivered both in-house and in public, will present the key tenets of the LOPA technique, demonstrating how to make your facility safe and profitable.

Process Safety Matters is offering a two-day LOPA course to enable delegates to understand and apply the key principles of LOPA to deliver optimally safe and profitable process facilities. 

The course is delivered in a highly participative format and the trainer uses Powerpoint Slides, Videos, Workshops, Case Studies and Turning Point Polling to engage and motivate participants.

Learning Outcomes:
* The history of LOPA and why it was developed
* The link between HAZOP and LOPA
* How to develop Scenarios
* How to define an independent protection layer (IPL)
* Which frequency and probability numbers to use
* How to lead a LOPA study
* How to maximise your Process Safety Return on Investment

Key Questions For LOPA:
* How safe is safe enough?
* How many protection layers are needed?
* How much risk reduction should each layer provide?

This course is designed for:
* Experienced HAZOP team members who want to apply the engage with LOPA
* Those who need to refresh and update their LOPA experience
* Technical Team Leaders with a P&L responsibility
* Those with safety and project management responsibilities

How to Register:
Phone: +44 (0)1344 455800
Dates: 17th and 18th May 2017
Venue: Hilton Double Tree, Manchester
Price: £990 per delegate (15% discount for 3 delegates or more)

About the Trainer:
Angus Keddie has spent 30 years with industry leaders such as BP, KBR and Foster wheeler. He has held high level Process Safety, technical, operations, proposals and training positions. Angus graduated with an Honours Degree in Chemical Engineering from Edinburgh University in 1986. He was subsequently awarded an MBA from Aston University in 1997. Furthermore, he was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers in 2014.

Angus combines a strong technical background, proven management and facilitation credentials and robust communication skills. He has leveraged the use of these assets to achieve success in the industry posts he has held to date in his career. He has recent experience as HAZOP, SIL, LOPA, HAZID and SIMOPs Leader for several leading Oil Industry company. In addition, he has held senior proposals posts in two major Oil Industry contractors (FW/KBR) for 5+ years, giving him a broad overview of design and operations requirements.

About the Organiser:
Process Safety Matters provides rapid and customised Process Safety solutions for the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Food and Nuclear industry worldwide. Our Consultants have accumulated hundreds of years of a broad range of relevant experience, which we use to optimise your Process Safety Risk.

In addition to our LOPA Fundamentals training, we also offer consultancy to support you in developing PSM programs. This includes: Effective HAZOP, PSM Fundamentals, HAZOP Masterclass world-class training programs; PSM gap analysis; Development of management systems; Coaching of leadership teams and senior staff and Site Process Safety Audits (based on OSHA 3133 Guidelines or equivalent).

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