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Process Safety

Cogent Skills is identified as the main skills body for Competence and Regulatory Compliance within High Hazard industries.

process safety courses designed by industry for industry

Our PSM training follows the Process Safety Management Competence Programme Board standards, which are industry led and meet regulatory guidelines. Delivered by industry experts with over 20 years of experience, this helps you:

  • Improve operational integrity and reduce the risk of a major accident.
  • Implement culture change and knowledge training to help your organisation stay safe and operate best practice.
  • Ensure that your competency management, process safety compliance and existing systems are fit for purpose.
  • Maintain your ‘License to Operate’.

WHO IS IT FOR?

Senior Executives, Board Members, Leaders, Managers and Operators of high hazard facilities - responsible for the safe operations of Assets, People, Systems and the Environment.

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Designed by industry – for industry. 
Our courses are recognised as good practice by the HSE’s ‘Understanding COMAH: The Performance and Recognition Framework.

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Key:

PSMCPB Approved
Regulatory Standard
Process Safety Management System
Our expert consultants will support you to establish internal capability and apply…
Bowtie Barrier Risk Management
Bowtie Barrier Risk Management
OECD Process Safety Leadership Benchmarking
OECD Process Safety Leadership Benchmarking
Process Leaders Apprenticeship
Process Leaders Apprenticeship
PROCESS TECHNOLOGY DIPLOMA Level 2 (0610)
This diploma will provide the learner with the essential knowledge to work…
Root Cause Analysis Introduction
Root Cause Analysis Introduction

An Overview

All Process Safety Management training courses have been approved by expert panels and meet the relevant awarding body or industry standard. Content has been developed by rigorously vetted, subject matter experts - who have benchmarked content to COMAH / SEVESO III competence and compliance requirements against:

Process Safety versus Occupational (Personal) Safety– what’s the difference?

Both could end in tragedy! A very basic explanation:

  • Occupational Safety. The hazards arise from the activity and the immediate work area. They are largely controlled by the individual (via work methods, and things like PPE). Occupational safety focusses on incidents which may impact the worker and those nearby.
  • Process Safety. Here, hazards are in the system – stored energy, toxic or flammable materials, high temperatures etc. – and systems are needed to control these from design, through operations and changes. Loss of control of these hazards can lead to significant or catastrophic events which have greater consequences to your people, assets and the environment.

To watch

FILM. High Hazard Sites – Do you employ 3rd Party Contractors?

FILM. Meet the Experts in Skills for Regulatory Compliance

FILM. About the Process Safety Management Competence Programme Board.

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