Process Hazard Assessment (PHA)


Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) is a set of organized and systematic assessments of the potential hazards associated with an industrial process. A PHA provides information intended to assist managers and employees in making decisions for improving safety and reducing the consequences of unwanted or unplanned releases of hazardous chemicals. A PHA is directed toward analyzing potential causes and consequences of fires, explosions, releases of toxic or flammable chemicals and major spills of hazardous chemicals, and it focuses on equipment, instrumentation, utilities, human actions, and external factors that might impact the process.

Course Objective

Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand concepts of Process Safety
  • Understand the Lifecycle approach
  • Demonstrate Basic methodology on conducting PHA

Course Content

  • Defining Hazard / Risk
  • Methods of identifying hazards
  • Process safety hazards
  • Brief history
  • Hazard identification during life cycle of a plant
  • Roles of every participant in PHA
  • Leadership in PHA
  • Describing an overall process
  • Scope selection
  • Creating a potential Hazard Case
  • Evaluating causes and consequences
  • Assessing risk
  • Writing meaningful recommendations
  • Calibrating the risk matrix

Course Details

Target Audience Senior Management, Departmental Managers, Engineers, Executives, HSE Officers, and Members of the Occupational Safety & Health Committee
Course Duration 2 Days
Course Delivery English & Bahasa Malaysia.
Lecture, Case Study, Video Presentation and Group Assignments


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