Process Safety Management (PSM)

Process Safety Management (PSM)


Course Introduction:

Process safety management (PSM) in the oil and gas industry is critical for sustainable operations, and it is anchored on the prevention of catastrophic accidents. The purpose of this 5-day course is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop, implement, and maintain process safety management systems in line with industry best practices.


Course Objectives:

The objectives of the Process Safety Management (PSM) program are as follow:


  1. Understand the principles of Process Safety Management (PSM).
  2. Learn how to develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive PSM programs in accordance with industry standards.
  3. Understand the importance of conducting process hazard analyses (PHAs) to identify potential hazards and risks.
  4. Develop skills in incident investigations and root cause analysis to reduce future incidents.
  5. Understand the inter-related role of PSM with other safety management systems.
  6. Develop competency in OSHA regulations and compliance requirements for PSM.
  7. Learn how to conduct PSM audits and inspections and develop corrective and preventive action plans.


Who Should Attend from the Oil Sector:

This course is designed for oil and gas industry professionals, including operations managers, safety managers, environmental managers, engineers, technicians, and other personnel involved in process safety management. This course will be beneficial for professionals in the following areas of oil and gas operations:

- Refineries

- Chemical processing plants

- Petrochemical facilities

- Oil and gas production facilities

- Power generation plants


Course Content:


Module 1: Introduction to Process Safety Management (PSM)

- What is process safety management (PSM)

- Overview of OSHA's PSM standard

- Benefits of implementing PSM

- Understanding the role of PSM in safety management systems


Module 2: PSM Elements

- Overview of the 14 PSM elements

- Best practices for implementing each PSM element


Module 3: PSM Programs

- Principles of developing a PSM program

- Integrating PSM into the overall safety management system

- Developing a PSM manual and policy


Module 4: PSM Leadership

- Role of leadership in PSM

- Creating a safety culture

- Understanding psychological and social factors in PSM


Module 5: Process Safety Information (PSI)

- Understanding PSI requirements

- Developing and maintaining PSI

- Document control and record keeping


Module 6: Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)

- Understanding PHA process

- Conducting PHA using various methodologies

- Developing and implementing recommendations from PHAs


Module 7: Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis

- Principles of incident investigation

- Understanding the root cause analysis process

- Developing and implementing recommendations from incident investigations


Module 8: Compliance and Auditing

- Overview of OSHA PSM compliance requirements

- Conducting PSM audits

- Developing corrective and preventive action plans



Module 9: PSM Training and Performance Improvement

- Developing and implementing PSM training programs

- Measuring and monitoring PSM performance

- Continuous improvement in PSM


Module 10: PSM Implementation Workshop

- Practical application of PSM elements

- Group exercises and PSM implementation case studies


Event Information

Event Date 14-07-2024
Event End Date 18-07-2024
Individual Price $3,600.00
Location cairo
Categories Safety and Environmental