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Black Dog Safety, LLC

Process Safety Management

This course is designed for operations, safety, and executive managers; process, safety, and mechanical engineers; compliance auditors; and environmental managers and technicians. It is intended to introduce the participant to the requirements of OSHA Standard CFR 29 1910.119, Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals, the need for process safety, and the tools used to implement process safety management systems. Includes lecture, case studies, and workshops.


Course content includes:

  • Overview of PSM standards and regulations, summary, definitions, origins, goals
  • Employee Participation
  • Process Safety Information
  • Process Hazard Analysis
  • Hazard and Operability Study (HAZOP)
  • What-If / Checklists
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Fault Tree Analysis
  • Training
  • Contractors
  • Pre-Startup Safety Review
  • Mechanical Integrity
  • Hot Work Permits
  • Management of Change
  • Incident Investigation
  • Emergency Planning and Response
  • Compliance Audits
  • Trade Secrets
  • Compliance Guidelines and Recommendations
  • Management Commitment and Accountability



Prerequisite: None


Regulatory Citation:  29 CFR 1910.119


(Maximum of 20 students. Includes all course materials and equipment, student manuals, most instructor-related travel costs, completion certificates/cards, etc.)