psm

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management provides the knowledge and understanding of Process Safety Management (PSM) to ensure holders of this certificate can contribute to the effective management of process safety risks.

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management qualification consists of one Unit which must be completed to gain the qualification:

 

Unit PSM1: Process Safety Management

Comprises four elements:

  • Process Safety Leadership
  • Management of Process Risk
  • Process Safety Hazard Control
  • Fire Protection and Emergency Response

With topics including:

  • Establishment of process management systems
  • Asset management and maintenance strategies
  • Safe start-up and shutdown of process plant
  • Performance standards for safety critical systems and equipment
  • Hazards and controls for:
    • Chemical reactions
    • Bulk storage of dangerous substances
    • Fire and explosion
  • Purpose and features of emergency plans

The course is assessed by a 90 minute exam consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions.

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is a technical qualification. There are no specific entry requirements but the course does assume a certain level of knowledge.

Health and Safety Knowledge

This course assumes those taking the course will have a good understanding of general health and safety. It is therefore highly recommended that students hold the NEBOSH International General Certificate or equivalent before studying the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management.

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