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CC: Process Safety Management Compliance and Compliance Auditing


Save 10% on public training courses scheduled through December 31, 2020. This discount cannot be combined with any other offer(s). See also 15% Team Discount.


This is a combined course of:

  • Process Safety Management Compliance
    Learn how to interpret the performance-based requirements of the OSHA process safety management (PSM) regulation and the prevention program portion of the EPA risk management program (RMP) rule (the PSM regulations), and develop and implement a cost-effective PSM program for a single facility or an entire corporation.
    1.9 CEUs, 1.9 COCs, 3.17 CMs, ABIH approval #10-215
  • Compliance Auditing
    During this 2-day version of the course, learn to perform compliance auditing of process safety management (PSM) and risk management program (RMP) systems in accordance with OSHA and EPA regulations. Attendees learn the fundamentals of compliance auditing as well as how to perform compliance auditing of PSM and RMP programs, document the audit results, and structure reports for optimal effectiveness.
    1.2 CEUs, 1.2 COCs, 2.0 CMs, ABIH approval #10-216
DURATION: 5 days

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Process Safety Management Compliance

DAY 1: 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.
  • Introduction to PSM
  • The regulation:
    • Regulation history, summary, definitions, compliance, interpretations, and citation insights
    • Covered processes and application issues for both PSM and RMP
  • Elements of the regulations:
    • Employee participation
    • Trade secrets
    • Process safety information
    • Operating procedures
DAY 2: 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.
  • Elements of the regulations (continued):
    • Hot work permit/safe work
    • Training
    • Contractors
    • Process hazard analysis
    • Management of change
    • Mechanical integrity
    • Pre-startup safety review
DAY 3: 8:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.
  • Elements of the regulations (continued):
    • Emergency planning and response
    • Incident investigation
    • Compliance auditing
  • Developing PSM programs, implementation planning
  • Course examination (optional)
  • Course wrap-up

Compliance Auditing

DAY 4: 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.
  • Fundamentals of Auditing:
    • Scope of the audit
    • Audit techniques
    • Auditor qualifications
    • The audit report
    • The audit process
  • Auditing the PSM/RMP Programs and Their Processes and Products
    • PSM/RMP coverage and process boundaries
    • Employee participation
    • Process safety information
DAY 5: 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.
  • Auditing the PSM/RMP Programs and Their Processes and Products (continued)
    • Process hazard analysis
    • Hot work permits
    • Operating procedures
    • Management of change
    • Training
    • Incident investigation
    • Contractors
    • Emergency planning and response
    • Mechanical integrity
    • Compliance audits
    • Pre-startup safety review
    • Trade secrets
    • Management system
    • Hazard assessment
  • Audit Follow-up and Tracking
  • Certification Examination (optional)
  • Course Summary


Mr. William Bradshaw - Senior Risk/Reliability Engineer, ABS Consulting

Mr. Daniel Machiela - Senior Risk/Reliability Engineer, ABS Consulting

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