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ACM Facility Safety Announces Spring Process Safety Courses

ACM Facility Safety announces its March, April and May 2013 schedule of process safety training courses and workshops. Classes typically are a combination of classroom and hands-on training covering various aspects of process safety, including P&ID drawings, hazard and operability (HAZOP) studies, Safety Integrity Level (SIL), Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA), and similar topics.
 
Courses include:
 
TÜV Rheinland Process Hazards & Risk Analysis Workshop
http://www.acm.ca/trainingcourses.aspx
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
March 24-27, 2014
The TÜV Rheinland Process Hazards & Risk Analysis Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a Functional Safety PH&RA (TÜV Rheinland) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the four-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $3,100 CDN
 
SafeGuard Profiler Certification & Workshop
http://www.acm.ca/trainingcourses.aspx
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
April 1-2, 2014
This 2-day workshop is comprised of combined classroom instruction and workshop exercises. The range of topics that will be covered in this interactive session include importing HAZOP data, performing SIL Determination studies using Risk Graph and LOPA, SIF Loop Verification, SRS, and Reporting using SafeGuard Profiler software, an IEC compliant Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Life Cycle tool. The software gives control systems designers, engineers, operators and maintainers the information and power to conduct SIL Determination, Validation and Optimization exercises. The course is free for qualified students and includes a free copy of SafeGuard Profiler software.
 
Practical Risk Assessment
http://www.acm.ca/trainingcourses.aspx
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
April 3, 2014
This one day course will teach practical risk assessment in a group setting. This course provides the fundamentals knowledge and skills to participate in all types of risk evaluation processes. This is a precursor to more complex risk evaluation processes such as HAZOP and LOPA.
 
P&ID Engineering Drawing Interpretation Workshop
http://www.acm.ca/course.aspx?menu_id=16&id=476
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
April 7-8, 2014
The P&ID Engineering Drawing Interpretation Workshop provides a combination of classroom instruction and workshop exercises focused on critical documentation essential to the safe day-to-day operation of facilities (e.g., P&ID, PFD, Plot Plan, Electrical Area Classification, Piping Drawing, Isometric Drawing, Line List, Tie-In List and Shutdown Keys). Price: $1,495 CDN.
The course fee includes registration, lunch and refreshments, and course materials.
 
PHA/HAZOP Leadership Workshop
http://www.acm.ca/course.aspx?menu_id=16&id=488
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
April 9-11, 2014
This 3-day PHA / HAZOP course is designed to deliver expert instruction on how to successfully plan and execute Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) studies efficiently and effectively. This includes understanding the principles behind each of the major PHA methods (HAZOP, What-if?, Checklist, FMEA), learning how to deal with challenging personalities within the PHA team, and how to avoid common pitfalls and traps so PHA studies run smoothly. Price: $2,200 CDN
 
SIL Determination/ LOPA Workshop
http://www.acm.ca/course.aspx?menu_id=16&id=502
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
April 21-22, 2014
This 2-day course is designed to deliver expert instruction on how to successfully plan and execute Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Determination studies efficiently, effectively and in accordance with the IEC 61511 standard.  This includes understanding the principles behind three of the most commonly used SIL Determination methods (Layer of Protection Analysis, Calibrated Risk Graph and Safety Layer Matrix), learning how to deal with challenging personalities within the SIL team and how to avoid common pitfalls and traps so studies run smoothly.  Price: $1,850 CDN
 
SIL Validation Workshop
http://www.acm.ca/course.aspx?menu_id=16&id=500
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
April 23-24, 2014
This 2-day course is designed to provide students with the tools necessary to perform SIL Validation studies compliant with the IEC 61511 standard.  The practical course uses real life examples to demonstrate to students how to conceptually design multiple Safety Instrumented Functions (SIFs) to meet the specified safety integrity levels. Price: $1,850 CDN
 
TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineering Certification Workshop
http://www.acm.ca/course.aspx?menu_id=16&id=512
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
April 28- May 2, 2014
The TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineering Certification Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a TÜV Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the five-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $4,300 CDN.
 
SafeGuard Profiler Certification & Workshop
http://www.acm.ca/trainingcourses.aspx
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
May 6-7, 2014
This 2-day workshop is comprised of combined classroom instruction and workshop exercises. The range of topics that will be covered in this interactive session include importing HAZOP data, performing SIL Determination studies using Risk Graph and LOPA, SIF Loop Verification, SRS, and Reporting using SafeGuard Profiler software, an IEC compliant Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Life Cycle tool. The software gives control systems designers, engineers, operators and maintainers the information and power to conduct SIL Determination, Validation and Optimization exercises. The course is free for qualified students and includes a free copy of SafeGuard Profiler software.
 
P&ID Engineering Drawing Interpretation Workshop
http://www.acm.ca/course.aspx?menu_id=16&id=476
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
May 12-13, 2014
The P&ID Engineering Drawing Interpretation Workshop provides a combination of classroom instruction and workshop exercises focused on critical documentation essential to the safe day-to-day operation of facilities (e.g., P&ID, PFD, Plot Plan, Electrical Area Classification, Piping Drawing, Isometric Drawing, Line List, Tie-In List and Shutdown Keys). Price: $1,495 CDN.
The course fee includes registration, lunch and refreshments, and course materials.
 
PHA/HAZOP Leadership Workshop
http://www.acm.ca/course.aspx?menu_id=16&id=488
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
May 14-16, 2014
This 3-day PHA / HAZOP course is designed to deliver expert instruction on how to successfully plan and execute Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) studies efficiently and effectively. This includes understanding the principles behind each of the major PHA methods (HAZOP, What-if?, Checklist, FMEA), learning how to deal with challenging personalities within the PHA team, and how to avoid common pitfalls and traps so PHA studies run smoothly. Price: $2,200 CDN
 
TÜV Rheinland Process Hazards & Risk Analysis Workshop

http://www.acm.ca/trainingcourses.aspx
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
May 26-29, 2014
The TÜV Rheinland Process Hazards & Risk Analysis Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a Functional Safety PH&RA (TÜV Rheinland) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the four-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $3,100 CDN
 
The following courses can be scheduled for private opportunities. To schedule call 403.264.9637
 
Process Hazard Identification and Awareness
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
By understanding of the basic types of hazards, participants will be able to conduct effective workplace hazard assessments and develop mitigations to reduce or eliminate them.
Common process hazards will be examined in detail.
 
Understanding Fires and Explosions
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
A loss of containment in a hydrocarbon process often results in a fire and or explosion and represents a significant threat to life, the environment and assets. Using case studies this one day course will provide basic knowledge of hydrocarbon fires and explosions. Note: the aspects of emergency response or the application of safeguards are not covered.
 
Control of Hazardous Energy
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
While there are several effective methods for controlling a variety of hazardous energy associated with potentially harmful machines, equipment, and processes, lockout is recognized as the primary method.  In this 1-day, interactive course we review the important aspects of CSA Z460 Control of Hazardous Energy – Lockout and other Methods.
 

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