Hazard Identification (HAZID)

This course aims to provide all personnel with solid hazard identification awareness to enable them to evaluate hazards quickly and effectively so that they can carry out their duties as safely as possible.

Who should attend

The course is designed for Project Engineers, Managers and Owners of onshore or offshore Facilities involving in Operations, Production, Maintenance, HSE, Process and Process Safety. It is especially beneficial for participants who are new to these concepts or refreshers seeking to sharpen their skills and knowledge in PHA.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the purpose of Hazard Identification
  • Give examples of common, industry specific hazard
  • Demonstrate effective hazard identification
  • Identify the difference between occupational hazards and Major Accident Hazards
  • Describe the hazards posed by people
  • Explain the importance of reducing risks to ALARP (As Low as Reasonably Practicable)
  • Give examples of control measures and recognise how these systems are used to mitigate risk
  • Explain the purpose of a Risk Assessment and how it can be used to identify and mitigate potential hazards
  • Give examples of Major Accidents Hazards and recognise why they occurred


South Africa

Training Dates:

Each course starts every Monday of each week. Please book your training on a date that is a Monday.

Course Duration:

Unit Standard:

NQF Level:

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Course Fees

Note: Please fill in the online application form on the left or bottom if this page to receive a quotation with detailed pricing from AATICD.

How to Apply:

To Apply Simply Fill in the Online Enquiries / Applications form on the Right Sidebar or Bottom of this website https://www.aaticd.co.za


When filling the online application form; please take note of your desired Training Month, Duration in Weeks and Training Session. This will give us the exact dates you will be attending your classes.

Also note that Tuition Fees must be paid upfront on or before training start date. This is to ensure that all resources are made availabe for you before you start. You will not be allowed into training if fees are not paid and verified.

Also note that Tuition Fees Cancellations must be made 14 business working days before the starting date of training. This will allow us to do a 50% refund of the total amount paid. If cancellations are made thereafter note that no refund will be made to delegates.

Tuition Fees include teas and lunch as well as either a laptop or tablet which a delegate will take home free of charge.

Tuition Fee DOES NOT include Accommodation, Dinners and other Extra Curricular Activities or Incidentals. Delegates are expected to fund this on their own. AATICD will not be held accountable for any incidents to delegates.

In-House Trainings are also available for 3 or more delegates for any duration. Please consult with our Administration for such In-House training bookings.

Course Outline

Introduction & Course Objectives
Overview of PSM & PHA requirements including case study videos on incidents
where PHA was not done effectively
Discussion on case study
The PHA process
Tools used in PHA with examples (FMEA, Fault Tree Analysis)
Preparing for the PHA: Kick-off, briefing and Document review
The PHA Leader and Team composition
HAZID Technique
Workshop exercise on HAZID

HAZOP methodology
Node segregation exercise
HAZOP Process: Design Intent and guide-words
Identifying Causes (with exercise)
Workshop exercise on HAZOP
Consequence recording
Continue workshop exercise

Recommendation and action item writing
Continue workshop exercise
Presentation of HAZOP worksheets by participants
Peer review: how good was your analysis?
PHA action item tracking
PHA Monitoring and Implementation
Closing: recap of the three-day course content