Process Safety Management: Overview

Unexpected releases of toxic, reactive, and flammable liquids and gases have caused great harm and numerous deaths. Such events underscore the need for better industry practices and safety management controls. This course introduces the structure of a process safety management (PSM) program for processes involving highly hazardous chemicals. Topics in this course include: Application of PSM, Elements of a PSM Program, and Employee Involvement. After completing this course, learners will be able to recognize the components of a PSM program, the companies and processes that fall under PSM regulations, and the importance of employee involvement in a PSM program. This is the first in a series of courses on process safety management.

After this course learners will be able to recognize what process safety management (psm) is and who it covers. recognize the components of psm. identify the importance of employee involvement in psm.