Petroleum Safety Manager (PSM) - Refinery Systems Independent Study

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NASP Petroleum Safety Manager - Refineries, Plants, Storage Facilities certification covers:

  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration Regulations (Preamble to Final Rules) Process Safety Management
  • Intro to 29 CFR Part 1910, Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals; Explosives and Blasting Agents
  • Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals(§1926.64) Construction Safety and Health Outreach Program
  • PETROLEUM REFINING PROCESSES
  • Major Work Activities for Tank Cleaning Operations
  • [OSHA 3138-01R 2004] Permit-Required Confined Spaces
  • Hazards of Delayed Coker Unit (DCU) Operations EPA 550-F-03-001
  • OSHA Fact Sheet Re: Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals
  • OSHA’s Safety and Health Management Guidelines
  • EPA: Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions
  • EPA Petroleum Refining Priority
  • Petroleum Refinery MACT Standard Guidance
  • Ethylene MACT Compliance Manual July 20, 2006 EPA
  • 40 CFR Part 63 EPA
  • EPA Enforcement: National Petroleum Refinery Initiative
  • EPA (SPCC) REGULATION 40 CFR part 112 A Facility
  • Owner/Operator’s Guide to Oil Pollution Prevention June 2010
  • A Regulatory Blizzard: EPA’s Clean Air Act
  • Current Version (April 28, 2011) of e-CFR Title 40 Part 68

Certification:

Certified Petroleum Safety Manager (PSM) - Refineries, Plants, & Petroleum Storage Facilities Safety

Course Objectives:

The NASP Certification Petroleum Safety Manager – Refineries, Plants, Storage Safety indicates a management level of operational skills and proficiency covering rules, regulations, and tools that are critical to safety throughout this vast, diversified, and complex industry. A wide range of expertise and managerial skills required to constantly update procedures, verify compliance, and continually improve operational performance is presented. This course provides the student with the knowledge and expertise to remain current with regulations, protocols, and new industry standards for safely building, operating, and maintaining petroleum and petroleum derivative plants and facilities.

Learning Outcome:

The student will function as a key safety team director in responsible charge of comprehensive safety and regulatory compliance initiatives for refineries, petrochemical plants, and storage facilities during construction, operation, and maintenance. This individual will control training, reporting, analysis, and assign responsibility for job safety and worker compliance for all employees and subcontractors and will serve as point of reception and implementation with regard to ever changing regulatory requirements. The student will serve as an effective manager of regulatory change and and an onsite director who works to assure compliance.

Course Prerequisites:

Completion of NASP Certified Petroleum Safety Specialist - Refineries, Plants, & Petroleum Storage Facilities Safety course is a prerequisite for this course.

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive certification. You have three opportunities to pass the exam.

Optional Credits:

The estimated time required to complete the course is 40 hours, but can be done at the student's own pace. Four (4) CEUs are offered through the University of North Carolina at Wilmington for this course. If you are interested in receiving CEU s for this course, upon successful completion of the exam please either download the form and instructions here or obtain the form and instructions from a Member Services Representative by calling 800-922-2219.

Recertification:

All NASP certifications require refresher training once every three years. The certifications should be refreshed before their expiration date.

Outline

OSHA Process Safety Management Regulations _29 CFR Part 1910, Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals; Explosives and Blasting Agents

Background, Agency Action, Summary and Explanation of the Final Rule, Statutory Considerations, Summary of Regulatory Impact and Regulatory Flexibility Analysis, International Trade Impact Analysis, and Environmental Impact Assessment, Federalism, State Plan States

Appendix C to §1910.119 -- Compliance Guidelines and Recommendations for Process Safety Management assist employers and employees in complying with the requirements

  1. Introduction to Process Safety Management 2. Employee Involvement in Process Safety Management 3. Process Safety Information 4. Process Hazard Analysis 5. Operating Procedures and Practices 6. Employee Training 7. Contractors 8. Pre-Startup Safety 9. Mechanical Integrity 10. Nonroutine Work Authorizations 11. Managing Change 12. Investigation of Incidents 13. Emergency Preparedness 14. Compliance Audits

SECTION IV: CHAPTER 2 PETROLEUM REFINING PROCESSES

INTRODUCTION

OVERVIEW OF THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY

BASIC REFINERY PROCESS: DESCRIPTION AND HISTORY TABLE IV: 2-1. HISTORY OF REFINING

BASICS OF CRUDE OIL

BASICS OF HYDROCARBON CHEMISTRY

MAJOR REFINERY PRODUCTS

COMMON REFINERY CHEMICALS

PETROLEUM REFINING OPERATIONS

The five basic areas of of refining processes & operations

Refinery Process Chart & Overview

DESCRIPTION OF PETROLEUM REFINING PROCESSES AND RELATED HEALTH AND SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS

CRUDE OIL PRETREATMENT (DESALTING)

CRUDE OIL DISTILLATION (FRACTIONATION)

SOLVENT EXTRACTION AND DEWAXING

THERMAL CRACKING

CATALYTIC CRACKING

HYDROCRACKING

CATALYTIC REFORMING

CATALYTIC HYDROTREATING

ISOMERIZATION

POLYMERIZATION

ALKYLATION

SWEETENING AND TREATING PROCESSES

UNSATURATED GAS PLANTS

AMINE PLANTS

SATURATE GAS PLANTS

ASPHALT PRODUCTION

HYDROGEN PRODUCTION

BLENDING

LUBRICANT, WAX, AND GREASE MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

OTHER REFINERY OPERATIONS

HEAT EXCHANGERS, COOLERS, AND PROCESS HEATERS

STEAM GENERATION

PRESSURE-RELIEF AND FLARE SYSTEMS

WASTEWATER TREATMENT

COOLING TOWERS

ELECTRIC POWER

GAS AND AIR COMPRESSORS

MARINE, TANK CAR, AND TANK TRUCK LOADING AND UNLOADING

TURBINES

PUMPS, PIPING AND VALVES

TANK STORAGE

Major Work Activities for Tank Cleaning Operations Preplanning, Industry Standards and Recommendations, Training and Rescue, Emergencies

Piping(Decommissioning), Tank Isolation, Vapor and Gas Freeing the Tank (Degassing), Atmospheric Testing the Tank Interior, Cleaning the Tank, Industry Standards and Recommendations, Working Inside and Around the Tank, De-isolation and Returning the Tank to Service, Recommissioning

[OSHA 3138-01R 2004] Permit-Required Confined Spaces Definitions, OSHA's Confined Space Standard, Permit-Required Confined Space Decision Flow Chart, Written Programs, Controlling Hazards, Equipment for safe entry, Detection of hazardous conditions, Informing Contract Employees, Entry Permits, Worker Training, Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines, State Programs

Hazards of Delayed Coker Unit (DCU) Operations EPA 550-F-03-001 August 2003 [advisory bulletin guidance] Process Description, Accident Investigation, Specific Operation Hazards, Emergency and General Operational Hazards, Controlling the Hazards

OSHA’s Safety and Health Management Guidelines

Management commitment and employee involvement

Worksite analysis

Hazard prevention and control

Safety and health training

conduct comprehensive baseline worksite survey for safety and health and periodic comprehensive update surveys

analyze planned and new facilities, processes, materials, and equipment

perform routine job hazard analyses

EPA: Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions Overview _ The Risk Management Plan Rule (RMP Rule) KEY PROVISIONS, RELATIONSHIP TO OSHA PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT

EPA Petroleum Refining Priority Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Returned to Core: Petroleum Refining Strategy Summary, Civil Enforcement

Petroleum Refinery MACT Standard Guidance

Ethylene MACT Compliance Manual July 20, 2006 EPA Purpose and Overview, Definitions, Compliance Dates, Storage Tanks, Surge Control Vessels and Bottoms Receivers, Process Vents, Equipment Leaks, Transfer Operations, Waste Operations, Heat Exchange Systems, Closed Vent Systems and Control Devices, Startup, Shutdown and Malfunction, compliance Records, Compliance Reporting

40 CFR Part 63 EPA - National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutant Emissions: Group I Polymers and Resins; Marine Tank Vessel Loading Operations; Pharmaceuticals Production; and the Printing and Publishing Industry Printing and Publishing Industry [Final rule]

Part II Environmental Protection Agency 40 CFR Part 63 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Petroleum Refineries: Catalytic Cracking Units, Catalytic Reforming Units, and Sulfur Recovery Units; Final Rule and Proposed Rule (Feb. 2005)

Part III Environmental Protection Agency 40 CFR Parts 9 and 63 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From Petroleum Refineries; Final Rule Oct. 2009

EPA Enforcement: National Petroleum Refinery Initiative

EPA (SPCC) REGULATION 40 CFR part 112 A Facility Owner/Operator’s Guide to Oil

Current Version (April 28, 2011) of e-CFR Title 40 Part 68

PART 68—CHEMICAL ACCIDENT PREVENTION PROVISIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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