Process Safety Management Overview

  • 5 topics | 34m 59s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course is designed to help employees who work at industrial process plants recognize potential safety and health implications associated with their job. It is intended to educate employees to help prevent or minimize the consequences of a catastrophic release of toxic, reactive, flammable, or explosive highly hazardous chemicals, or HHCs, from a process. The content in this course is designed to provide an overview of the 14 mandatory elements of the OSHA Process Safety Standard, OSHA 1910.119. This course was developed with subject matter expert support provided by Strata-G, LLC, a global professional services company focusing on regulatory compliance, safety and health, infrastructure management and operations, and business services. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review; however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments, location-specific, or facility/process-specific requirements. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify the main objective of the PSM program
  • identify the 14 key program elements in OSHA PSM Program
  • identify process safety program requirements for employee participation and training
  • identify general information related to the procedures and documentation elements in the OSHA PSM standard
  • recognize key elements of Process Safety Management programs related to equipment maintenance and work processes
  • identify general information related to a PSM-covered facility Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and incident investigations


  • Overview of OSHA PSM Requirements
  • Personnel Requirements
  • Procedures and Documentation
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Emergency Planning and Response