Course Description

This is a 48 hour hybrid course, with approximately 24 hours of online content and 4 hands-on lab days as listed below. 

Location is:  San Jacinto College CPET, Lyondell Basell Center for Petrochemical, Energy, & Technology; 7901 W. Fairmont Parkway; Pasadena, Texas 77507 

Introduction to Process Safety








Week 1

Anytime Online Study

PSM overview, Regulations and standards, Inherently Safer Designs, Relief systems



Lab Day 1

JSA, Glycol unit operations


Week 2

Anytime Online Study

OSHA PSM elements, CCPS Risk-Based Process Safety, Process hazard identification


Lab Day 2

MOC, PSSR, PSM Auditing


Week 3

Anytime Online Study

Risk Assessment, Intro. to hazardous materials, Toxic release and dispersion, Fire and Explosion protection and prevention


Lab Day 3

PHA activity practice exercises and tips, Incident Investigations


Week 4

Anytime Online Study

Incident investigations, Individual Review and Assessment of PSM Events


*For enrollment assistance, please contact Laura Sotu, CPET Coordinator of Registrations, at 281-476-1844.


Requires Industrial Math comprehension.

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