Seminars 2024

IUCLID Seminar for REACH, 2-day seminar: 4th/5th of June 24 in Dresden  

Avoid accidents: HAZOP/ LOPA/ Human Factors/ Functional Safety Seminar;

Advice on HAZOP - Hazard and Operability

We at REACh ChemConsult GmbH offer advice on HAZOP expert opinions and perform HAZOP seminars. HAZOP (hazard and operability study) is a is a structured and systematic examination of chemical process systems. The aim is to identify and evaluate problems that may represent risks to workers or equipment for planned or processes/ operations in place or to ensure efficient operation.

We offer the following service for your chemical processes.

  • preparation of HAZOP expert opinions
  • HAZOP In house seminar at your location:
    • Scheduling according to your time lines
    • Trainings are divided into various work packages
    • Taylor made.

The following contents can be trained according to companies specifications and requirements.  

HAZOP-Seminar Contents – example

  Summary:  Plant & Process Safety

  • Risk Management Processes
  • Change Management Process
  • Work permit processes
  • Standard operating procedures
  • Organization structure in operations and EHS
  • Discrepancies and recommended action items

Analysis and evaluation of Risk Management Processes in operation units including

  • Process for risk evaluation, risk validation; in particular for critical tasks such as start up, shut down etc
  • Roles and responsibilities
    • such as Operation, maintenance, engineering, quality-function, HSE-function, emergency functions
  • Definition of measures
    • Preventive measures
    • Containment measures
    • Mitigating measures
  • Assurance of implementation and effectiveness of measures
    • Process safety documentation to cover
    • Process hazard analyses (PHA’s), risk assessments, occupational health surveys, regular updates or following incidents or changes
    • Performance indicators

Evaluation of the Change Management Process (MOC)

  • Trigger to start process
    • Identification of incidents
    • deviations from process parameters, trends , significance
    • Identification of weaknesses(process, controls, equipment, human factors
    • Opportunity for improvement, Up-sizing, down-sizing
    • Compliance with Quality and /or regulatory requirements
    • control of adverse affects for operation, maintenance, emergencies
  • Responsibilities and interfaces
  • Assurance of implementation and effectiveness
    • Trial runs
    • Routine operation

Analysis of work permit processes

  • Establish current list of critical equipment/ systems
  • Work permit system
  • Pre-use Inspection: mobile equipment (fork lift, cranes, personal protective equipment, gas detectors, 

Analysis of corresponding standard operating procedures

  • Establish current list of critical processes/ systems to establish scope of required SOP’s
  • Procedure contents
  • Management of Change

Evaluation of current organizational structure in operations and EHS

  • System in place to identify all required Permits to Operate (operating licenses-not to confuse with work permits, chapter 3
  • System in place to monitor legislation, industry codes, external standards, internal standards
  • Compliance management system in place
  • Roles, responsibilities, resources and accountabilities
  • Monitoring and Measuring, Review

Contact us for further information or a non-binding offer.