Safety Essentials

Major Accident Hazards

This course aims to provide learners with an introduction to major accident hazards.
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Learning Outcomes

LO1 Explain what is meant by the terms ‘major accident’ and ‘Major Accident Hazard’

LO2 Describe the difference between occupational hazards and Major Accident Hazards

LO3 Give examples of major accidents and recognise why and how they occurred

LO4 Describe how barrier models are used to identify and mitigate risk

LO5 Give examples of systems which can help prevent Major Accident Hazards

LO6 Explain what is meant by a Safety and Environmentally Critical Element 

LO7 Explain the importance of Safety Critical Maintenance

LO8 Explain what is meant by a Safety Critical Task

LO9 Explain how human factors relate to Major Accident Hazards