Process Safety Concepts is the first in a series of eight training workshops specially designed to help people tasked with safety responsibilities gain the engineering and management expertise needed to operate a plant safely.

This practical 1-day workshop covers essential concepts on process safety management, the risks, as well as methodologies used to assess hazards. Through this workshop, you will:
  • Be able to recognise process hazards in operating plants and field operations
  • Understand the effects and impact of hazardous chemicals on people, equipment and environment
  • Learn about common safeguards used to prevent loss-of-containment incidents
  • Discover ways to control and mitigate the severity of hazards


Teaching Team

What You’ll Learn

  • Why process safety management systems are needed
  • Industrial hazards and causes
  • Overview of safety standards: OSHA 1910.119, SS506 Part 3, IEC 61508 and IEC 61511
  • Inherently safer principles
  • Key process safety requirements at each stage in the process plant lifecycle: From conceptual design to operations, maintenance and modifications
  • Layer of safety and protection: Preventive and mitigation measures
  • Engineering controls: Instrument control process alarm/trips, emergency isolation valves, pressure safety valve, gas detection, fire protection and safety critical equipment
  • Risk assessment and management (with industrial accident case studies)

Who Should Attend

Managers, engineers, operators, safety advisors and risk management practitioners


SITizens Learning Credits (SLC) - Eligible Course

SIT Alumni: Before registering for courses, please activate your SITizens Learning Credits via the email sent by SIT Alumni Team, on behalf of SITLEARN Professional Development.

Registration Closed.


Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who
  • Attend 75% of the workshop; and
  • Sit for short quizzes during the workshop

A Certificate of Attainment will be issued to participants who:
  • Attend 75% of the workshop; and
  • Sit for short quizzes during the workshop; and
  • Submit a written portfolio within 2 months of the workshop (write-up on how the participant is able to apply the materials taught in their work)

Participants who successfully obtain all 8 Certificate of Attainment in the Process Safety series will receive an SIT Specialist Certificate in Process Safety.


Continuing Professional Development

This workshop is eligible for the following continuing professional development units:


Date Duration Venue
6 Mar 2020 1-day SIT@Dover, SR3P, Academic Plaza, 10 Dover Drive, Singapore 138683


Category Full Fee After SF Funding After SF Mid-Career
Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) / Singapore PR $856.00 $256.80 Not Eligible
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $856.00 $256.80 $96.80
Non-Singaporeans $856.00 Not Eligible Not Eligible

When applying for this course, in the "Remarks" field, please:
  • Inform us if you are a registered Workplace Safety and Health Officer (WSHO) to claim SDUs.
  • Provide your PE registration number if you are a Professional Engineer to claim PDUs.

  • All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.
  • You can opt for either SF Series Funding or Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Both cannot be combined.

» Learn more about funding types available

Terms & Conditions:

SkillsFuture Funding

In order to be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded by SkillsFuture, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  2.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2.  Be at least 40 years old
  3.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to collect the balance of the programme fees (i.e. the potential grant amount) directly from the applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) should the above requirements not be fulfilled.


What Past Participants Say

“Prof Lim is very knowledgeable in this field and is very willing to share his experiences with the participants.”
Workshop participant

"[I was able to] enhance my knowledge on process safety required for the Major Hazard Installation's Safety Case Regime submission."
Workshop participant

"I got to know some tools that I did not know before."
Lee Han Ping, Reliability & Inspection Specialist, Pfizer Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

SIT reserves the right to make changes to published course information, including dates, times, venues, fees and instructors without prior notice.

Key Info

Venue SIT@Dover, SR3P, Academic Plaza, 10 Dover Drive S138683
Time 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Date 06 Mar 2020 (Fri)
Registration is Closed.

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