Upcoming November 2023 Courses at Lamar University

*Updated: Virtual Training Available*

Facility Siting

Mechanical Integrity

Dates/Times: Nov. 13-14, 2023, 9AM-5PM

Location: Lamar University, Beaumont, TX USA

*Also available virtual training*

Accreditation: 14 PDHs

Duration: 2 Days

Cost: $995USD

Course Description:

This course is intended as an introduction to Facility Siting for advanced PSM practitioners.

The course includes modules regarding the following: Why do we do Facility siting, What is the Regulation?, How we do Facility Siting Analyses, How to Analyze Buildings, Identifying Scenarios, Types of consequences and the vulnerabilities of persons and buildings, What kinds of Software are available, Reporting a Facility Siting Study and Pitfalls of Facility Siting. 

Course Benefits:

• Learn the different methods, both qualitative and quantitative, used to address facility siting concerns and their benefits and limitations

• Learn to identify hazardous scenarios that could affect occupied buildings

• Learn how facility siting study addresses spacing of process units; spacing between equipment and employees in occupied buildings and spacing between equipment and potential ignition sources

• Learn to analyze if your facility has vulnerable locations of control rooms or other occupied buildings and whether a building can provide shelter-in-place

Who Should Attend:

PSM Coordinators and Managers

Anyone who conducts or approves facility siting studies.


Understanding of Process Hazard Analysis techniques

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Dates/Times: Nov. 15-17, 2023, 9AM-5PM

Location: Lamar University, Beaumont, TX USA

*Also available virtual training*

Accreditation: 21 PDHs

Duration: 3 Days

Cost: $1295USD

Course Description:

This course describes the ways to develop and implement a program for a chemical process industry to maintain the integrity of its safety critical process equipment. This is important so as to improve the reliability of the equipment and comply with regulations. This course covers codes and standards to meet the Recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices (RAGAGEPs) for the covered equipment. The participants will learn how to perform preventative maintenance, assign tasks, train personnel, develop procedures and maintain written documentation. This course will also provide tools on how to identify and alleviate equipment deficiencies, and assure the quality and material of equipment fabricated and installed meet the codes and standards.

Course Benefits:

• Learn how to interpret the “performance-based” regulations to identify Safety Critical Equipment and to comply with MI regulatory requirements

• Learn how to develop and implement a new MI program or improve an existing MI program in your company

• Learn the meaning of RAGAGEPs, how to best follow them and be informed about the recent updates from OSHA

Who Should Attend:

• PSM Managers and Coordinators

• Process, Safety and Mechanical Engineers

• Anyone who needs to develop MI program or for improving their exiting program


• A background in engineering, operations, and/or maintenance

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Register Now

Space is limited.

Deadline to register one week prior to training date.

Questions? Contact Daquynh Ngo at [email protected]


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