The technique of Hazard and Operability Studies, or in more common termsHAZOP, has

been used and developed over approximately four decades for “ Identifying potential hazards and operability problems” caused by deviations from the design intent of both new and existing process plants.

HAZOPis an abbreviated term forHAZardandOPerability study. It is a technique that

identifies the potential hazards and operating issues with the design and construction of equipment and plant and involves the interaction of a multi-disciplinary team.

This course covers the explanation of theHAZOPtechniques and how to apply such

techniques in the process safety.

Who to Attend:

Production Managers

  • Safety Engineers & Safety Managers & Safety Offcers
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Operations Personnel
  • Process Engineers
  • Instrumentations Engineers
  • Fire Personnel


  • To be familiar with HAZOP Techniques.
  • To act as a member of a HAZOP Team.
  • To be able to carry out HAZOP Studies.

Course Outlines: Day One:

Examples of Major Disaster accidents

Hazardous Materials (Flammable & Combustible Substances).

Hazardous Areas:

  • IEC Standards
  • ATEX Directive (EC)
  • NEC – USA

Process Safety Management (PSM – OSHA)

Group Workshop

Day Two:

  • Hazard Identification
  • Introduction to HAZOP/Need for HAZOP/What are HAZOPS?
  • Components of HAZOP
  • Standard Guide Words
  • Intention, Parameters, and Deviation
  • Preparation for carrying out HAZOP/HAZOP Team
  • Group Workshop

Day Three:

  • Applying HAZOP
  • HAZOP Examples
  • HAZOP Results/Recordkeeping
  • Group WorkShop

Day Four:

  • HAZOP Examples
  • HAZOP Application
  • Process Hazard Analysis
  • FMEA & Fault Tree
  • Group Workshop

Day Five:

  • Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)
  • Safety Integrated Levels (SIL)
  • Group Workshop
  • Final Exam.


  • Participants who pass the final exam will receive a successfully completion certificate

from The National Training Services - UK.

  • A local certificate will be issued from our training center (EHS – Academy).

EHS – Academy (Cairo – Egypt) was established in April 2010 and EHS – Training Centre (Dubai – UAE) was established in June 2011 as an Occupational Safety & Health Training and Consultant Companies.

The founder and owner of EHS – Academy and EHS – Training Centre, Mr. Wagdi Fouad Seffain has conducted  since 1981 thousands of International and National Safety & Health Training CTheirses in Egypt and the Middle East, and more than 20,000 persons attended these cTheirses.

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