Safety Critical Procedures

ABB Consulting
Course summary
1 day
650 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Professional Training
Next available date: 05/07/2022 - Online courses
Course Dates
Online courses
650 GBP

650 GBP

Course description

Safety Critical Procedures

Human factors in procedure writing.

This course is aimed at delegates responsible for developing, writing and reviewing procedures, typically safety critical operations and maintenance procedures.

The UK HSE roadmap is presented as a methodology for the identification and assessment of safety critical tasks under the COMAH Regulations. This gives an
introduction of how companies can optimise tasks to reduce the risk of human error. This demonstrates how safety critical procedures are just one way way of reducing risk in the context of the hierarchy of control. 

The course follows the principles of the UK HSE guidance on human factors in procedures and is also compliant with the Energy Institute Guidance for Human Factors Safety Critical Task Analysis

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course is aimed at personnel working within operations, maintenance, engineering and other support functions who need to have a basic awareness of human factors in procedural writing.

Training Course Content

The course is designed to introduce the requirement for procedures, help delegates with their understanding of what constitutes best practice in procedure writing and understand how this can influence human performance. It will introduce some key areas including:

  • The purpose and need for procedures
  • What type of information is required in procedures
  • How to format and present procedures effectively
  • Development of safety critical procedures
  • How to make procedures more effective
  • Examples of how poorly developed procedures can contribute to incidents in the process industries


This Safety Critical Procedures training course is priced at £650 +VAT per delegate.

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