PHA / LOPA Leader Training


This three-day course provides the same concepts of our PHA team leader course, including how to conduct a HAZOP, your role as a HAZOP leader, techniques for effective facilitation, and optimizing HAZOP team performance. This course also introduces revalidation techniques of HAZOPs. The training focuses on HAZOP workshops to allow attendees to participate in real type situation case studies role playing as a HAZOP team leader leading a HAZOP team.

You will learn how to effectively prepare, lead and document HAZOPs and risk-ranking hazard scenarios using a simplified LOPA technique. You will also learn how to maximize the identification of Hazard Scenarios. An introduction to LOPA, understanding where/how it fits in with regard to other hazard assessment methods, and planning and executing a LOPA study will also be covered.


  • Overview of Regulatory Requirements:
  •   ♦ 29 CFR 1910.119 OSHA Process Safety Management
      ♦ 40 CFR 68, EPA Risk Management Program
  • HAZOP Preparation
  • Process Safety Information
  • Risk Ranking Methodology
  • Understanding Hazard Scenario Identification
  • Facility Siting
  • Human Factors
  • HAZOP Revalidation:
  •   ♦ Documenting PHA information, recommendations and report formatting
      ♦ What is LOPA
      ♦ When LOPA should be used
      ♦ How to conduct LOPA


Who Should Attend

 This training is ideally suited for anyone working for or associated with the chemical or oil and gas industries, particularly those involved in project development, operations, and safety and risk management and will be leading PHA teams.





ioMosaic Training Institute Benefits

Top instructors with extensive global, industry, technical and litigation experience. You will receive clear, practical and real world recommendations on how to get and stay compliant with local and worldwide regulations.

 Course Details 
Type: Classroom Course
Language: English
Skill Level: Basic
Duration: 3 Days
PDHs: 24
CEUs: 2.4