exida Academy Training

Control Hazard and Operability Analysis (CHAZOP)

Course Code: FSE 227


Course Description:

This course covers various CHAZOP methodologies as a function of the intended CHAZOP goals and indicates where a CHAZOP fits into the overall process safety management work process and the IEC 61511 safety lifecycle. Students are provided the opportunity to work through hands on exercises in detail for the key CHAZOP methodologies to gain the skills needed to facilitate a study. These exercises demonstrate the potential benefits of performing the various CHAZOP methodologies. Coverage of documentation allows the student to see how the technical foundation may be used.

Skills You Will Learn:

  • Ability to explain purpose(s) of CHAZOP
  • How CHAZOP fits into the overall PSM work process
  • Ability to explain risk criteria with respect to use within a CHAZOP
  • Ability to plan, manage, facilitate and/or scribe for a CHAZOP
  • How to transition from HAZID (qualitative) to HAZAN (quantitative)
  • Understand the relationship between cyber risk assessment and CHAZOPs
  • How to document CHAZOP

Course Topics:

  • CHAZOP related terminology  
  • PHA methods applicable to control systems
  • Safety Lifecycle
  • CHAZOP Preparation
  • CHAZOP methodologies
    • What-if
    • Check list
    • Common mode screening evaluation based on loops
    • Control System HAZOP
    • Software HAZOP
    • Electrical HAZOP
    • FMEA
    • FMEDA
    • IACS Cybersecurity risk assessments
  • Risk Criteria
  • CHAZOP Guidelines
  • Team Roles
  • Effective Teamwork
  • CHAZOP Documentation

Who Should Attend?

  • Process Safety Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Control Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Engineering/Operations Management
  • Any personnel involved (e.g. leader or participant) in process hazard analysis such as HAZOP; HSE engineer; HSE manager; safety consultant

Course Length: 2 Days

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