Process Safety Management – Consultancy & Courses

Process Safety Management

Cogent Skills is an external expert provider of Process Safety Management solutions

Regulatory Inspectors need businesses to demonstrate that they have put in place and maintain robust arrangements to manage those activities that could lead to a major accident. Inspectors also assess the emergency arrangements in place to protect people and the environment by limiting the consequences if there is a major accident. The Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) Regulations require that businesses “Take all necessary measures to prevent major accidents involving dangerous substances and limit the consequences to people and the environment of any major accidents which do occur”. This can be an internal or external resource.

Cogent Skills is your EXTERNAL expert resource

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Who is it for?

CEOs, Presidents, Board Members, Managers and Supervisors of high hazard facilities – responsible for the safe operations of Assets, People, Systems and the Environment

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Solutions Listings

All PSM solutions listed meet HSE Standards and include exclusive industrial Process Safety and Competence Management training standards, developed by the industry led Process Safety Competence Management Programme Board (PSCMPB) 

Why do you need it?

From recent major hazard leadership inspections, an outcome observation is that it is essential for senior leaders of major hazard sites to undertake the Process Safety Leadership training and to have at least one person on the Board who is accountable for, and takes responsibility of championing Process Safety Management

Amanda Cockton, HM Inspector of Health and Safety I Strategy Unit | Chemicals, Explosives & Microbiological Hazards Division

Leadership is a part of the regulatory major accident hazard review. CEOs, Presidents or Board Members who play a significant role in the direction of a business, not only need to have more clarity and understanding of what is happening on their sites and appreciate their risk profile, but also take accountability for their Process Safety Management systems and workforce competence.

As leaders make plans to review and update their sites, in preparation for Net Zero, Management of Change is also a key issue.

To ensure major hazard safety, leaders of change need to ensure the competence of staff at all levels – especially when introducing new systems and procedures.

Process Safety Management is required under global regulations including:


Learn more about the UK COMAH Competent Authority

The Competent Authority is a partnership which includes the Health and Safety Executive, Office for Nuclear Regulation, the Environment Agency, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Natural Resources Wales.

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