15 – 17 Oct 2008
9 – 11 Feb 2009
18 – 20 Oct 2009
Prerequisite: Attendees should have an engineering or hard science background.
Course Duration: 3.0 Days
HAZArd EFFECTS ANd CONTrOL STrATEGIES (HAZ)
System safety analysis requires a clear understanding of sources of harm (hazards) inherent to a system. System safety analysis should identify the energy sources within the system, target the attack and the barri- ers that reduce the risk. The purpose of this course is to understand hazard effects and control strategy methodologies. The discussions are focused on underlying physical, chemical, and biological characteris- tics and effects, and hazard control strategies. The following hazards are specifically addressed: electrical hazards, electrostatic discharge, toxicity, kinetic hazards, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, thermal hazards, noise, fire and explosion, high pressure, etc.
Course Objective: To familiarize class participants with the underlying physical, chemical, and biological phenomena of and control strategies for various hazards.
Who Should Attend: Individuals who intend to conduct or review system safety analyses.
Overview of Hazards
Specific discussions on each hazard type that includes:
Physical properties Chemical properties Biological impact Barriers that can limit the level of harm
3. The following hazard types will be addressed: Electrical hazards
Electrostatic discharge Toxic gases and liquids Kinetic energy hazards Ionizing radiation hazards Non-ionizing radiation hazards Thermal hazards Noise levels Fire and explosion phenomena High pressure
9 – 10 Oct 2008
5 – 6 Feb 2009
24 – 25 Sept 2009
Prerequisite: Attendees should have an engineering or hard science background
Course Duration: 2.0 Days
HUMAN ErrOr ANALYSIS FOr SYSTEM SAFETY (HEASS)
System safety analysis of engineered systems must often deal with the possibility of human error leading to adverse conditions. Hence human error probability evaluation is an important part of system safety. This course presents a summary of the methods and underlying theory for estimating human error probabilities. The course begins with a discus- sion on human factors and its influence on human error possibility. The various methods for estimating human error probabilities under different conditions are presented. For each method, their background, underlying theory, advantages and disadvantages will be covered. Typical human error probability values used in various industries will be provided.
Course Objective: To familiarize class participants with the human error probability evaluation process.
Who Should Attend: Individuals who intend to enhance their under- standing and capabilities in system safety analysis.