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Risk Based Process Safety Management (RBPS)


The main objective of a Risk Based Process Safety Management approach is to assist an organisation build and operate a more effective process safety management system and will enable delegates to design or improve each process safety activity associated with the management of process safety within their organization.

This course is based on Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS) Management approach, described in the CCPS book Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety (2007). The course covers the four pillars and twenty elements that define the structure for the RBPS approach. The key approach is the implementation and application of the four pillars, which are:

1.Commit to process safety: Ensure that management and employees care about process safety, ensure that there is acceptance and compliance with standards and demonstrate commitment to stakeholders

2.Understand hazard and risk: Know what you operate, identify hazards and manage and minimize risk through analysis etc.

3.Manage risk: Know how to operate and maintain the process, control changes and manage incidents

4.Learn from experience: Investigate incidents, monitor performance through reviews, audits and KPIs, and ensure that findings are acted effectively upon.


  • Practical approach to implementation of the four pillars of RBPS
  • Comprehensive understanding utilizing industry examples of the twenty principles of RBPS
  • Design, implement, and maintain a risk-based process safety management system that will fits the specific company’s needs and resources.
  • Deriving business benefits, over and above meeting compliance requirements
  • Handling Customers Complaints and attaining Customer Satisfaction.


By attending this unique Risk Based Process Safety Management training course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of Risk Based Process Safety utilizing the CCPS model
  • Recognize the importance of the necessary commitment to ensure the implementation RBPS management system through an understanding of safety culture
  • Describe the primary international standards related to process safety and the importance of compliance
  • Understand the importance competency maintenance including the principles of continuous improvement involving both the workforce   and other stakeholders
  • Understand and practice a structured approach to hazard assessment
  • Understand the principles of managing risk
  • Understand and employ the principles of continuous improvement through a structured learning and review process including audits


The Risk Based Process Safety Management training course is designed for:

  • Management Team
  • Process Engineers
  • Operations Engineers
  • Process Safety Engineers
  • Maintenance/Technical personnel
  • Health and Safety personnel


This practical and results-oriented Risk Based Process Safety Management training course is based on adult learning concept. It incorporates short inspiring lectures with structured lessons from the learning manual; PowerPoint slides with videos to enhance learning; case studies for review and discussion, ample time for questions and answers; training activities to reinforce key concepts within a concentrated but enjoyable learning environment.

Delegates will be actively involved at all stages of the course through discussion, participatory exercises and quizzes. A comprehensive set of course notes will be provided to all delegates including the CCPS book, Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS).


Hourly Schedule

Day 1

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Overview Of Risk Based Process Safety
KeyTopics: Accident Prevention Background Case studies Swiss cheese model RBPS Concepts Risk based process Safety Pillars Risk Based Process Safety Elements Process Safety Culture Management Commitment The importance of an opening and questioning environment Compliance with Standards Legislation, International Industry Standards, Company Standards Workforce Involvement enhancing experience and knowledge Safety Committees Workforce feedback Stakeholder Outreach Workforce Regulatory bodies Business partners Customers Vendors Environmental interest groups Public

Day 2

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Understand Hazards and Risk
KeyTopics: Process Safety Competency Process Knowledge Management , Availability of knowledge and its application Maintenance of process safety information Dissemination of knowledge and continuous learning Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis HAZID HAZOP Quantitative Risk Assessment

Day 3

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Operational Considerations
KeyTopics: Operating Procedures Procedural structure Safe Work Practices Work Permits Asset Integrity and Reliability Contractor Management Training and Performance Assurance

Day 4

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Operational Readiness 2
KeyTopics: Management of Change Operational Readiness Pre Start Up Review (PSSR) Conduct of Operations : Safe Operating Limits Emergency Management Emergency Response Planning Training Recovery

Day 5

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn from Experience
KeyTopics: Incident Investigation Importance of near misses (near hits) Root Cause Analysis Measurement and Metrics Critical Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Auditing Internal Audits External Audits Management Review and Continuous Improvement

Important Links

  • Course ID: MTC0037

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Jun 16 - 27 2024


8 Days
All Day

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Saudi Arabia - SA
Saudi Arabia - SA
Tags: Beginner
Mosook Training Co.


Mosook Training Co.
+966 55 659 3176

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