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Process Hazard & Risk Analysis - HENDSA

Process Hazard & Risk Analysis

Hendsa Middle East

Target Group

Engineers from process, electrical, safety, loss prevention, control systems & project management, operation and maintenance disciplines, who are involved in process safety or functional safety, including hazard and technical risk assessment, specification, design implementation, installation and commissioning, operation and maintenance of the process facilities and also:

  • Anyone accountable for the assessment and management of risks & hazards in the process industry,
  • Those involved in the management, engineering, operations and safety of process operations,
  • Consulting engineers, safety advisors,
  • Persons with HAZOP study experience and basic knowledge of loss prevention & safety working practices,
  • Those who participate or intend to facilitate PHA studies.

Applicable Industry Sectors

Chemicals, oil & gas, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, utilities, & minerals industry.


End-users, operating companies, engineering procurement, engineering & construction companies, consulting engineers, inspectors and regulators.


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Day 1

Module 1

  • Overview of TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program
  • Element of Process Safety Management
  • Basic Definitions & Concepts
  • Hazard Identification (HAZID)
  • Relevance of PHA to IEC 61508 and IEC 61511
  • PHA and Safety Instrumented Systems
  • Methods of risk assessment
  • Examples & Exercises

Day 2

Module 2

  • Hazard identification process
  • Concepts and procedures of HAZOP based on IEC 61882
  • Selection of risk analysis methodology
  • Risk assessment using risk matrix
  • What-If & What-If Checklists
  • Hazard & Operability Studies (HAZOP)
  • Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Examples & Exercises

Day 3

Module 3

  • Recording and reporting of risk assessment findings
  • Interface to Safety Requirement Specification
  • Human factors in process safety
  • Organizing & leading PHA studies, defining scope & objectives
  • Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)
  • Event Tree Analysis (ETA)
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
  • Examples & Exercises

Day 4

Group Workshops (class is split into small work groups)

  • Documentation required for studies
  • FMEA
  • What-If-Checklist
  • HAZOP Study
  • Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)
  • Event Tree Analysis (ETA)
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)

Day 5

  • Exam (Half day)


  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in the field of process or functional safety.
  • A university degree or equivalent engineer level responsibilities status as certified by employer

The FS Engineer PH&RA (TUV Rheinland) course eligibility form will be provided which must be completed and handed hard copy to Hendsa trainer before the exam day.


Those who attend this course and pass with a score of 75% will receive a ‘FS Engineer PH&RA (TUV Rheinland)’ certificate from TUV Rheinland, Germany, which will be valid for 5 years (can be renewed from TUV Rheinland against payment for another five years afterwards).

TUV Rheinland will publish the name of the certified engineer on their web site. The certified engineers will receive a unique ID from TUV Rheinland.


This is a four (4) day training including one day hands-on workshop.

The first three days are classroom setting instruction that provide detailed information and example / discussions for understanding and mastering the requirements of PH & RA.

The fourth day will be dedicated to workshops where the delegates will have the opportunity to practice the learning as if performing the PH & RA studies on a real application.

The fifth day will be half day for the exam. The exam will consist of two parts: 20 multiple choice questions and the second part will be five case studies with milestones for questions.


The course fee is charged in local currency, it may vary depending on the location and exchange rates in the region where the course is delivered.

The course fee includes course material, registration fees with TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program and FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) certificate, if the exam is passed successfully and the eligibility requirements are met.

Please contact course provider.