Distance - Hazard Identification Techniques (3.0 CEU's)


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This course is approximately 7 weeks in duration.

Learning Method:

  • The PDDP program is more of a self-guided learning style.

  • You are required to read the notes and materials given, complete the follow-up assignments on your own, send in your questions prior to your 1 hour webinar meeting (if required) and be involved in live discussion via the internet.

  • Once you have completed the course, you will receive a certificate of completion

Chemical process plants nowadays have become complicated because of the huge demand of various petroleum, chemical, and pharmaceutical products. The industrial processes have become more dangerous with the increased use of hazardous materials, high pressure processes, toxic gases, complicated chemical reactions etc. Concerns have grown to estimate and quantify risk of major chemical accidents.Systematically identifying major hazards arising from the complex and the dangerous process plant and the assessment of their likelihood and severity are the key steps to establish which parts of the plant need special attention.
This course covers different techniques of hazard identification, which includes: What-If Analysis, Checklist Analysis, What-If/ Checklist Analysis, Hazard and Operability Analysis (HAZOP), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Event Tree Analysis (ETA), Bow-tie Analysis, and Cause-Consequence Analysis.
This course is an introduction to concepts and techniques of ‘Hazard Identification Techniques” applied to prevent and mitigate accidents and associated losses in industrial aspects. Accidents associated with hazards found in the industries are preventable and not immitigable if hazards are properly identified.Our central problem is not to address safety features properly and as well as not following proper procedures at workplace during operation and maintenance. The objective of this course is to learn concepts and techniques of ‘Hazard Identification Techniques” and how to apply those in real application to prevent and mitigate accidents and minimize losses associated with people, property, process and environment.
Learning Outcomes
  • Learn the ability to know about the potential hazards
  • Understand hazard identification techniques (foundational knowledge).
  • Think critically, creatively, and practically toidentified potential hazards (application learning).
  • Students would be able to develop a sense of responsibility to save others’ lives; “due diligence” (caring).
  • At the end of the course students would be capable to analyze data and then would be able to utilize required data in hazard identification.
  • Students would be able to deal hazards with proper safety management tools.

The PDDP Distance Education program works as follows:

  • Once you register for this course, you will be sent a login username and password for our online distance website.

  • You will receive the course notes in hard copy through the online website, you will receive a set of notes each week covering the course material.

  • A one hour video-conference session will be conducted by your instructor each week (if required). The objective of this session is to assist in solving the assignments, as well as answer student questions that should be sent to instructor early enough prior to the meeting time. In addition with being able to communicate with the instructor, you will also be able to communicate with other students in the same class and watch their questions being answered as well. (A high speed internet connection is strongly recommended for this feature).

  • Each set of exercises can be completed and submitted by the indicated date and your completed exercise will be marked online and and returned by your instructor.

  • To gain the most from your course, it is highly recommended that you participate fully in all discussions and exercises. Please remember that each course has a form of quiz or exercise at the end to test your understanding of the material. You will be informed of these dates when you receive the course schedule.

*Course commencement date is subject to instructor availability. 

Md Nur Hossain

Md Nur Hossain was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh, in 1979. He received the B.Sc. degree in Mechanical engineering with a distinction of 1st Class Second Position from Khulna University of
Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh, in 2003. In the same year, he joined as ‘Process Engineer/ Technical Support Executive’ in a Steel Processing Plant of Abul Khair Group, Chittagong, Bangladesh. In 2004. Mr. Hossain joined in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, as a Lecturer, and in 2007 became Assistant Professor.
He completed his M.A.Sc in Civil Engineering in 2010 from Dalhousie University, Canada. His research during M.A.Sc was an automotive research and development program focusing on issues
relating to the automobile in the 21st century (an Auto 21 research project), which covered ‘Fatigue & Fracture Mechanics of Materials’ and ‘Finite Element Analysis. In 2011, he started his PhD at
Dalhousie University in the Department of Process Engineering & Applied Science in a NSERC Strategic Research Project on “An Inherently Safer Approach to Dust Explosion Risk Reduction”
focusing ‘Risk Assessment’ & ‘Risk Control’.
Field of competence:
 Quantitative and Qualitative Risk Analysis, Safety Assessment, Accident Modelling, and Hazard Analysis.
 Strong background in dust explosion analysis for laboratory scale and industrial application.
 Expert in Monte-Carlo simulation, Dust Explosion Simulation Code (DESC)
 Strong background in field/industrial data modelling, interpretation and
 Process Safety Management, Risk Analysis, Hazard Analysis, Workplace Inspection, Incident Investigation
 HAZOP, What-If, FMEA, Preliminary Hazard Analysis(PHA), Fault Tree, Event Tree, Human Reliability Analysis (HRA)
 Inherent Safety
 Fatigue and fracture mechanics
 Finite element analysis
 Material Characterization
Skilled in Computational work:
o Programming: C, FORTRAN 77, Visual basic
o Simulation tools: Dust Explosion Simulation Code (DESC), Relax software, Finite Element Analysis, NISA
o Data analysis: Minitab, Excel Spreadsheet simulation
o Computer Aided Design AUTOCAD, MS-Visio, Smart Draw
Week 1 Introduction to Hazard Identification Techniques
Week 2 What-If Analysis, Checklist Analysis, What-If/ Checklist Analysis
Week 3 Hazard and Operability Analysis (HAZOP)
Week 4 Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
Week 5 Event Tree Analysis (ETA)
Week 6 Bow-tie and Cause-Consequence Analysis.
Week 7 Review and open discussion

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Course Materials

Each participant will receive a complete set of course notes and handouts that will serve as informative references.


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