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April 2022

BakerRisk Learning Center process safety training

BakerRisk has been at the front line of risk management and safety education for over 30 years. At the BakerRisk Learning Center (BRLC), clients can experience process safety management training customized for their unique needs and busy schedules. From beginning to end, BakerRisk’s training courses are designed for effectiveness and applicability against potential worksite hazards and emergencies.

The BakerRisk safety training difference

The BakerRisk Learning Center offers thorough, well-rounded training experiences for clients. The differences between other safety training and the process safety management training from BakerRisk are numerous:

  • BakerRisk’s instructors have a history of successful safety training results for clients across multiple industries.
  • BakerRisk’s instructors have trained entire organizations and employees at all levels of responsibility. Thus, they provide educational benefits for front-line personnel, executives, and everyone in-between.
  • Each instructor at the BakerRisk Learning Center has years of professional experience in the safety industry. Their real-world experience is a major benefit to their students.
  • BakerRisk has participated in numerous industry committees, including CCPS, API, and NFPA.
  • BakerRisk has helped write and update many standards and safety guidance documents for understanding/evaluating hazard risk.
  • BakerRisk currently leads a number of Joint Industry Programs (JIPs) to tackle the critical industry process safety issues common across companies.
  • BakerRisk continues to internally sponsor many Research and Development programs focused on current industry problems. In this way, the Learning Center continually evaluates and evolves its approaches to hazard risk management and understanding.

Thanks to these distinct benefits, international companies such as Chevron Phillips Chemical Company have relied on BakerRisk for their process safety management training needs.

BakerRisk Learning Center training course relevance

The courses offered by the BakerRisk Learning Center are continually assessed and updated for accuracy, efficacy, and relatability to ensure present-day applicability. Furthermore, BakerRisk’s training courses are customized based on:

  • Clients’ current knowledge
  • New information clients require
  • Clients’ schedules

Training attendees watching a presentation on process safety management

What’s included in BakerRisk process safety management training?

Depending on a client’s unique needs, a chosen course may have varying levels of interaction. The Learning Center tailors its educational offerings depending on the training desired by our clients. Courses may include:

  • Classroom training
  • Facility walk-throughs
  • Demonstrations and simulations
  • Case studies

The BakerRisk Learning Center is the ideal industry-wide choice to maximize training results for applied process safety.

Learn more about the Process Safety Management Course

Safety courses at the BakerRisk Learning Center

The BakerRisk Learning Center offers a rotating series of informative courses on process safety management for executives, safety managers, and other worksite professionals.

Facility siting studies & qualitative risk assessment training

FSS & QRA Training is a two-day crash course in both the fundamentals of facility siting studies (FSS) and quantitative risk assessments (QRA). Additionally, the course covers mitigation techniques and ensures that executives understand the typical results of these studies/assessments. It’s the perfect training course for process safety engineers, PSM managers, or other professionals involved in facility siting decisions.

Process safety management trainees watching a jet fire demonstration

Hazards awareness

The Hazards Awareness Course brings the severity and consequences of containment events to life for executives and process safety managers. During this course, clients see demonstrations of jet fires, vapor cloud explosions, dispersions, and much more. It takes place over one day, so it’s ideal for clients who seek practical demonstrations of protective buildings’ benefits.

Fundamentals of combustible dusts

The Fundamentals of Combustible Dusts course explores the core components of combustible dust hazards, mitigation techniques, and the current regulatory climate for dust hazard assessments. Additionally, clients learn the legal ramifications that occur after a combustible dust incident. The course takes place over a single day.

Process hazard analysis facilitation/layers of protection analysis training

The Learning Center’s PHA/LOPA Training course is a three-day seminar that overviews this process. It includes techniques and tools that teams may use during qualitative risk analyses. The course also includes information on team management, hazard identification, a software introduction to the PHA-Tool, and introductions to HIRA techniques.

Safety instrumented systems/safety integrity level verification training

This two-day course overviews Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) standards and teaches clients how to perform calculations for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) targets. Furthermore, the course includes an SIL calculation workshop, a breakdown of how to prepare safety requirement specifications or SRS, and many examples of the designs, advantages, and disadvantages of the above approaches. It’s an ideal course for HSE managers, safety coordinators, and controls and process engineers.

Emergency management training

BakerRisk’s Emergency Management Training course is held in Houston and lasts a single day. It includes a detailed breakdown of important elements in a sample real-life Crisis Emergency Response Plan. Over the course’s duration, clients learn about practical analysis tools/techniques and how to apply them to industrial examples. The course covers topics including but not limited to risk exposures, CERP elements, response levels, and the difference between emergency management vs. crisis management.

A BakerRisk expert leading a training course on process safety management and more

Incident investigation training

The Incident Investigation Training course takes place over two and a half days and is held in Houston. It teaches clients how to perform scientifically rigorous incident investigations. BakerRisk’s extensive experience in this area is leveraged to offer examples. Clients go through active and hands-on sessions to practice skills such as root cause analysis, witness interviews, timeline creation, and hypothesis development.

Fault tree training

The Fault Tree Training virtual course is one day long. The course is a comprehensive introduction and explanation of fault tree analysis. It emphasizes the fundamental concepts and skills associated with fault trees, which are used to calculate the probabilities and frequencies of hazard/emergency events. Over the course’s duration, clients learn about human and instrumentation failures, how to create logical models using binary gates, and more.

Combined courses

The BakerRisk Learning Center also offers combined courses to our clients. Depending on client needs, these combined courses are often available in-person or virtually They’re ideal solutions for executives who only have a limited amount of time to train but often wish to acquire as much knowledge as possible.

Contact the BakerRisk Learning Center today

The BakerRisk Learning Center is committed to helping management staff maximize personnel safety on worksites. When it comes to acquiring the critical information necessary to secure worksites properly, no other experience can match the process safety management training provided by BakerRisk.

Want to know more or sign up for a course? You can view upcoming courses or download a complete course catalogPlease contact us for more information today!