Safety Precautions & Emergency Response Plan

Course Properties

Course date: 01-10-2017
Course End Date: 05-10-2017
Location Cairo


This program aims at providing an experience on the application of advanced safety management principles and techniques relevant to the construction industry. This program will enable attendees to implement HSE Management System, based on construction industry best practice, the program will also provide familiarity with promoting positive safety culture, accidents analysis and modern risk management techniques for planning and implementing action plans.

The importance of an effective workplace safety and health program cannot be overemphasized. There are many benefits from such a program, including increased productivity, improved employee morale, reduced absenteeism and illness, and reduced workers’ compensation rates. Unfortunately, workplace accidents and illnesses still occur in spite of efforts to prevent them, and proper planning is necessary to effectively respond to emergencies.

Several Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards explicitly require employers to have emergency action plans for their workplaces. Emergency preparedness is a well-known concept in protecting workers’ safety and health.

Course Objective

At the end of this course, participants will gain the following:

  • Minimize duplication of emergency response plans at the same facility
  • Improve economic efficiency for both the regulated and regulating communities
  • Develop a single emergency response plan per facility, eliminating confusion, which is critical for facility first responders
  • Improve coordination between facility response personnel and local, state and federal emergency personnel

Who Should Attend?

  • All Personnel involved in implementing the Company’s HSE Management System.
  • The program is based on multi-disciplinary approach for integrating risk management within overall business management.
  • Professionals from all levels and disciplines in the organization who have HSE responsibilities within their role.

Course Contents

Day 1

  • Safety Management
    • The Problem
    • How the Standard Works
    • Process Safety Information
    • Process Hazard Analysis
    • Operating Procedures
    • Employee Participation
    • Training
    • Initial Training
    • Refresher Training
    • Training Documentation
  • Contractors
    • Application
    • Employer Responsibilities
    • Contract Employer Responsibilities

Day 2

  • Pre-Start up Safety Review
  • Construction Integrity
  • Hot Work Permit
  • Management of Change
  • Incident Investigation
  • Emergency Planning and Response
  • Compliance Audits
  • Trade Secrets
  • Part -Occupational Safety and Health Standards
  • Explosives and Blasting Agents
  • Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals
  • List of Highly Hazardous Chemicals, Toxics & Reactives (Mandatory)
  • Block Flow Diagram and Simplified Process
  • Flow Diagram (Non mandatory)
  • States With Approved Plans

Day 3

  • Emergency Response
    • Emergency action plans
    • Fire prevention plans
    • Powered platforms for building maintenance
    • Storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia
    • Process safety management (PSM) of highly hazardous chemicals
    • Hazardous waste operations and emergency response
    • General requirements for dipping and coating operations
    • Permit-required confined spaces
    • Fire brigades
    • Textiles
    • Logging operations
    • Telecommunications
  • Grain handling facilities
  • Occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories
  • General requirements (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Respiratory protection
  • Air contaminants
  • Blood borne pathogens
  • Hazard communication
  • Diving Operations
  • Occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories
  • Hazardous atmospheres and substances
  • Ventilation and atmospheric conditions

Day 4

  • First aid and lifesaving facilities
  • Emergency action plans
  • First aid and medical attention, and Medical services
  • Fire protection and prevention
  • Means of egress
  • Employee emergency action plans
  • Process safety management (PSM) of highly hazardous chemicals
  • Specific excavation requirements
  • Underground construction
  • General requirements (Power Transmission and Distribution)
  • Personal protective equipment and Criteria for personal protective equipment
  • Gases, vapors, fumes, dusts, and mists

Day 5

  • Practical Training Workshop