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DEKRA Process Safety Academy goes deep into your organization as a trusted adviser, a safe guardian and a thought leader with its Process Safety Excellence program.

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Discover Process Safety Excellence – Our Philosophy

Excellence in Process Safety performance requires:

The right people, with the right skills, implementing appropriately designed PS programs, motivated by the right organizational culture, in the right way.

We have identified competence as a key element of our Process Safety Excellence.


DEKRA Delivers Proficiency – Beyond Training

Proficiency embedded in your organization will improve Process Safety performance:

  • Protecting your workforce, plant and the environment
  • Ensuring security of supply
  • Maintaining stakeholder confidence
  • Complying with all local legislation and avoiding regulator intervention

Embedding competency in an organization requires our senior practitioners to work more closely with our clients – and will deepen our relationship.

The DEKRA Process Safety Academy

The DEKRA Process Safety Academy can help you embed Process Safety Excellence in your organization at all levels through our open and in-company programs, tailored to your specific needs and designed to embed the learning, and raise internal proficiency, in your staff..

The DEKRA Academy covers all Process Safety Areas

Academy Structure


The 4 Core Proficiency Areas of the Academy

CORE 1: Understanding Process Safety Hazards

The Essentials of Managing Process Safety
Process Safety Information: The Cornerstone of Process Safety Excellence
Lessons from Accidents in Process Industries
Dust Explosions
Gas/Vapor Explosions
Chemical Reaction and Thermal Stability Hazards
Ignition Sources including Electrostatics Hazards

CORE 2: Analyzing Risks

Practical Process Hazards Analysis
Consequence Modeling
Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA)
Facilities Siting Risk Assessment

CORE 3: Hazard Mitigation and Management Programs

Protection Against Deflagration (Vapors and Powders)
Classification and Management of Hazardous Areas
Design of Emergency Relief Systems
Asset and Mechanical Integrity Program
Creating a Management of Change Program
Pre-start up Safety Reviews (PSSR’s)
Creating a Mechanical Integrity Program

CORE 4: Measuring Success

Efficient Process Safety Management System Auditing
Process Safety Metrics & Leading Indicators
Incident Investigation: Methods & Case Studies
Lessons from Accidents in the Process Industries

Why choose the Competence program in our Process Safety Academy?

  • Competence development programs (tailored to your sector, processes, unit operations, and case studies)
  • Global delivery, multilingual capability, all based on a core, agreed syllabus to ensure absolute consistency
  • Confidential
  • Cost effective
  • A gateway to process safety support “on demand”
  • Available for different levels from operators to technical staff to senior management

Our truly adapted solutions in term of flexibility….

Classroom training tailored for depth and type of knowledge requirements: Board/ senior management, Engineering/ operational management and Operator training,

…. supported and enhanced by a number of options to suit your needs:

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • On-site training (1:1, 1:team)
  • Project team engagement
  • Follow-up training
  • Competence assessment
  • E-learning and webinar support
  • Designated specialist telephone support

Our Competence development programs are designed to improve
the Process Safety Performance of your organization, sustainably and reliably.
Your Safety – Our Insight