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Process Industry HAZOP Techniques & Applications


Learn practical methods how to prepare, facilitate, conduct and follow-up a high-quality and efficient Hazard and Operability Study in the process industry.


The Hazard and Operability study (HAZOP) is an excellent risk evaluation tool that enables you to identify hazards and reduce associated risks. This intensely participative 3 day training course will give you all the skills required to carry out and interpret a HAZOP study & technique. The principles and practice, as adopted within the process industries, are demonstrated by case study material, selected to illustrate a wide range of applications. Delegates will practice and become familiar with the technique using generic and real life examples.


Course Agenda in Summary


  • The foreseeability of process accidents

  • Overview of hazard identification techniques

  • Background to HAZOP

  • HAZOP guidewords and parameters

  • The basic HAZOP methodology

  • Selection of the study node.

  • Recording the study

  • HAZOP recommendations follow up and sign off

  • Risk ranking methods

  • The HAZOP team and its members, team selection

  • Setting up a HAZOP study, planning, resources and duration.

  • Additional features of batch processes

  • Other forms of the HAZOP study, Procedural, Control System

HAZOP Leader Training


Examine, learn and develop the required competence of a HAZOP Team Leader to successfully lead a HAZOP study team


An intensely participative 2 day training course that will develop participants already familiar with the HAZOP technique, the skills, knowledge and attributes of a HAZOP Team Leader.

During the 2 days, opportunities will be given to lead a HAZOP team (consisting of other participants) and to be observed performing the role for constructive feedback. Generic examples of Continuous, Batch and Procedural HAZOP studies will provide a variety of study types.


Course Agenda in summary


  • Key features of the HAZOP technique and its correct application

  • Selection of the HAZOP team

    • Role of the HAZOP team leader – preparation, ground rules, planning

  • Managing the HAZOP team - team members, time estimates, data base

  • Issues arising in the HAZOP team and Team Leader’s role in their resolution

  • Team Leader practice applying the technique to Continuous processes

  • Team Leader practice applying the technique to Batch processes and Procedures

  • Individual and class feedback on practice sessions

  • HAZOP Team Leader’s role in the HAZOP report

  • HAZOP Team Leader’s role in follow up and sign off

Benefits of Attending:

  • Understand HAZOP methodology and its application

  • Identify when to apply HAZOP

  • Master the HAZOP guideword method

  • Fulfil the roles as competent HAZOP Team Members & HAZOP Team Leaders

  • Recognize the responsibilities of the HAZOP Leader

  • Competently use a Risk Ranking Matrix

  • Understand how Hazard Identification can predict accidents and incidents

  • Identify how HAZOP complements other hazard identification tools & techniques

  • Understand the roles of other team members particularly the HAZOP Recorder

  • Be able to plan, organise, manage and successfully undertake a Hazard and Operability study

Key Benefits of Attending
this Masterclass
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All key persons in the organisation, who by their discipline and/or position are likely to be called on to initiate, participate or review a HAZOP study in the following roles

  • Process Safety Management


  • Plant Management

  • Operations & Maintenance

  • Engineering

  • Integrity & Asset Management

  • Risk & Security

  • Emergency Planning & Response


Within the areas of:

  • Process Safety and HSE

  • Risk Management

  • Materials & Integrity Management

  • Operations, Maintenance & Engineering

  • Project Management

  • Sales, Marketing & Business Development

Designed For
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David Mattock is a qualified health and safety professional graduated from Cardiff University, with over 20 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas Industry in Operations, Technical Services, Process Safety, OHS and Environmental Management. David worked for Kuwait Petroleum (GB) from 1997 – 2005. He is a trainer and consultant specialising in health and safety consultancy in the oil and gas sectors and has worked for organisations including the Oil and Pipelines Agency, Chevron, NuStar Energy, Certas Energy, Advanced Insulation and EDF.


He provides competent person services such as the production of safety management systems and facilitating improved health and safety culture within organizations. In addition to competent person services, he also runs high quality off the shelf and tailored health and safety training courses. These include the NEBOSH International Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety, IOSH Managing and Working Safely, IOSH Working Safely for Oil Terminal Operatives, a fully accredited course written specifically for the downstream oil industry, HAZAN, Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOPS), bow-tie’s and also Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA). All trainings provided are aimed at ensuring that the delegates fully understand the subjects and use innovative methods to achieve this including role play and real workplace examples. David has trained over 1000 delegates over the years.


He is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH) and is on the UK Governments Occupational Health and Safety Consultants Register (OHSCR).


David’s Partial Clients List:


  • NWF Fuels Ltd

  • NWF Agricuture Ltd

  • NWF Group plc

  • Boughey Distribution Ltd

  • EDF Energy Plc

  • The Oil and Pipelines Agency

  • Kuwait Petroleum

  • GB Oils Ltd

  • Chevron

  • NuStar Energy Ltd

  • Ultra Electronics

  • Fotolec Ltd

  • Alpha Anodising Ltd

  • Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (UK Trade Organisation)

  • Advanced Insulation Systems Ltd


Course Leader
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David Mattock
International NEBOSH, IOSH, HAZOP, LOPA, FTA and COMAH Expert
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Grand Mercure Jakarta Harmoni

Jl Hayam Wuruk No 36 37

10120 Central Jakarta, Indonesia

Tel: +62 21/3453777

Fax: +62 21/3453999




Register before 27/07/15

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