Closed FSS & QRA Training in Houston

Course Cost:

This two day course focuses on the fundamentals of facility siting studies (FSS), quantitative risk assessments (QRA) and mitigation techniques. The primary objectives are to provide a thorough foundation and knowledge of the inputs, methodologies and typical types of results for FSS and QRAs. It will also provide knowledge of how QRAs can be used to identify and prioritize risk mitigation strategies to make informed and effective risk mitigation decisions. This course is ideal for PSM managers, process safety engineers, facility siting coordinators / SMEs, and anyone involved in the facility siting decision making process.

The course will include the following elements:

  • FSS / QRA regulations and industry guidance
  • Hazard identification and hazard definition
  • Discharge and Dispersion Calculations
  • Occupant vulnerability (OV) determination
  • Building analysis
  • Outdoor area analysis
  • Congestion / Confinement theory and modelling
  • Explosion calculations
  • Risk analysis
  • Frequency analysis
  • Occupancy analysis
  • Overview of risk measures and criteria
  • Overview of consequence results
  • Risk results
    • Developing and evaluating risk refinements and mitigation options
    • Making risk-based decisions
    • Assessing risk for abnormal operations (turnaround, etc.)

Course Schedule

  • 2 days
    August 6, 2019 - August 7, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course Location

BakerRisk Houston Office

11011 Richmond Avenue, Suite 700
Houston, Texas 77042-6702
Tel: (281) 822-3100
Fax: (281) 822-3199

Location Phone: (281) 822-3100

Location Website:


11011 Richmond Avenue, Suite 700, Houston, Texas, 77042-6702, United States