Learn what you need to do to satisfy the hazards analysis portion of OSHA facility siting requirements using either a consequence or risk-based approach. This technical course is designed for the process safety professional who performs facility siting studies. Students should bring a calculator or computer.
API RP 752, 753 and 756: Facility Siting Regulations and Compliance is also available the same week.
Who Should Attend This Course?
- Those who must perform facility siting hazard analyses
- Those who review facility siting hazard analyses performed by others
- Those who supervise engineers that perform facility siting hazard analyses
What Will I Learn in This Course?
- Know how to apply techniques for calculating the effects from fire and toxic hazards, including evaluating the vulnerability of personnel evacuations
- Know how to apply blast curve techniques for calculating vapor cloud explosions, pressure vessel bursts, boiling liquid expanding vapor explosions and chemical runaway or decomposition reactions.
- Understand when more detailed analysis techniques such as Computational Fluid Dynamics may be of benefit.
- Understand how blast loads are applied to buildings
- Learn about different dynamic analysis methods including material properties and response criteria
- Review different building types and understand their specific vulnerabilities to blast loads
- Understand the tools and methods used to evaluate potential building damage from explosions using dynamic analysis techniques.
- Understand non-structural and window glass fragment hazards including basic mitigation techniques
DURATION: 2 DAYS
Mr. Greg Knight
- Technical Manager, Extreme Loads and Structural Risk, ABS Consulting
Mr. Chris Leboeuf, P.E. - Global Head of Extreme Loads and Structural Risk, ABS Consulting
Ian Winegardner - Engineer, Lead