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Risk and Safety Management for Engineers: Full Course

27 hours
365 GBP excl. VAT
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27 hours
365 GBP excl. VAT
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Course delivery
Self-Paced Online
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Course description

Risk and Safety Management for Engineers: Full Course

This online course introduces the learner to the major elements of risk and safety management and guides them through the key steps of the risk management process including:

  • Risk identification
  • Risk analysis
  • Risk evaluation
  • Risk treatment
  • Communication/monitoring

Except where indicated otherwise, the modules are not specific to any one high hazard industry. The course is designed by practising consultants in high hazard industries, ensuring that your learning is highly relevant to industry.

This course has also been split into five shorter courses, each specific to the topics listed above and available to purchase individually.

Level: Technical

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for managers, engineers, operators, HSE advisors, risk management practitioners, and anyone else involved in managing risks. Individuals aspiring to hold any of the above types of position will welcome the information and experience contained within the course. Most examples are cross-industry, however some examples are from certain sectors.

Prerequisites: Education, skills or experience equivalent to bachelor degree or equivalent in a relevant science, technology or engineering subject plus proven English language capability.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Deconstruct the risk management process into its constituent components
  • Logically deduce the most appropriate risk assessment tool / technique to be used, depending on circumstances
  • Apply risk assessment techniques (e.g. HAZID, ENVID, HAZOP, Bowtie, QRA, Risk Assessment Matrix, HFE, LOPA, SIL, ALARP), and better understand assessments carried out by others
  • Appreciate the role of HSE management systems and Safety Cases, culture, competence, communication, monitoring and review in reducing the probability and consequences of major accidents
  • Define the requirements of emergency and crisis response management and apply an investigation and analysis process to determine the causes of an incident.

Training Course Content

Units included in this course

  • Unit 1: Benefits of Risk Management
  • Unit 2: Risk Management Process
  • Unit 3: Hazard Identification
  • Unit 4: HAZID/ENVID Studies
  • Unit 5: HAZOP Study
  • Unit 6-7: Bowtie Analysis
  • Unit 8: Fault Tree Analysis
  • Unit 9: Risk Assessment Matrix
  • Units 10-12: QRA
  • Unit 13: Human Factors
  • Unit 14: Functional Safety
  • Unit 15: Acceptance and ALARP
  • Unit 16: Risk Treatment
  • Unit 17: Environmental Risk Assessment
  • Unit 18: Emergency Response Management
  • Unit 19: HSEMS
  • Unit 20: Safety Culture
  • Unit 21: Incident Investigation
  • Unit 22: Communication & Consultation
  • Unit 23: Performance Monitoring
  • Unit 24: Safety Cases
  • Unit 25: High Profile Accidents
  • Unit 26: Risk Management through Lifecycle
  • Final Assessment

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