Advanced Process Safety Management - PSM II

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Advanced Process Safety Management - PSM II

Course Description

Many employers who are required to comply with OSHA’s 1910.119 Process Safety Management standard have received basic training in OSHA’s Process Safety Management Standard, but are not fully aware of the advanced methods of process safety utilized throughout the world in the proper management of chemical process hazards. Advanced Process Safety Management (PSM II) provides learners with those advanced methods in a case study driven, interactive environment.

Course Content


  • Process safety culture
  • Understanding process hazards


  • Relief system design reviews
  • Inherently safer
  • Codes, Standards, and RAGAGEP
  • Inspection, testing and quality assurance


  • Remaining life
  • Risk based MI
  • Fitness for service
  • Software


  • LOPA


  • Best methods for auditing PSM
  • Managing international process safety
  • Conduct of operations
  • License to operate
Requirements & Materials

Important Information

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus only, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Courses delivered in an online format or outside the Atlanta campus are not eligible for VA benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for those with a working knowledge of PSM, managers of PSM programs, and operators that need to move beyond basics and learn advanced methods and management of process safety.

OSHA professionals working on jobsite

What You Will Learn

  • Reactive hazards – exothermic, endothermic, and Grignard
  • Advanced selection of recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices (RAGAGEPs) – application and justification
  • Application of Codes and Standards in mechanical integrity (MI)
  • MI Principles of Inspection and Testing and quality assurance
  • Special equipment management including relief, vent, flare, and safety integrity level devices
  • Process Hazard Analysis, Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), risk tolerance, Facility Siting
  • LOPA conditional modifiers
  • Application of LOPA in analyzing risk
  • Best methods of management of change
  • International process safety – Control of Major Accident Hazards and Seveso II
  • Conduct of operations and license to operate
Occupational safety and health professionals collaborating on job site

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn advanced process safety by developing a process safety culture.
  • Understand process hazards of toxicity, corrosivity, fire, and explosion.
  • Review the key elements of a good MI program.
  • Manage the risk of operating instructions, safe work practices, and contractor management.
  • Apply MI risk management tools: RBMI Remaining Life, Fit for Service.
  • Utilize MI automation programs such as Maximo and SAP.
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The solid OSHA curriculum, fueled with hands-on training, and a strong professional network builds you for a successful safety career.

- Rodrigues "Rocky" Smith
Safety Manager


We enable employers to provide specialized, on-location training on their own timetables. Our world-renowned experts can create unique content that meets your employees' specific needs. We also have the ability to deliver courses via web conferencing or on-demand online videos. For 15 or more students, it is more cost-effective for us to come to you.

  • Save Money
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Group Training
  • Customize Content
  • On-Site Training
  • Earn a Certificate
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