Layers of protection analysis (LOPA) Training


This course discusses the fundamentals of Layers of Protection Analysis, including the risk tolerance criteria, key criteria, and methodology options. The course presents a series of examples in a workshop format to illustrate the methodology.

Course benefits

Attendees will get better understanding of the following topics

  • Awareness of the Relevant Standards and Guidelines
  • LOPA Methodology
  • SIL determination methods
  • Principles of Risk tolerance criteria ( ALARP)
  • Independent Protection Layers (IPLs)
  • IPL Criteria
  • Allocation of IPL Credit
  • BPCS
  • Operator Response
  • Pressure Relief Device
  • Safety Instrumented System (SIS)/Safety Instrumented Function (SIF)
  • Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Assignment
  • Interpreting LOPA Results & Making Recommendations

Who can attend?

Process/Instrumentation/ HSE engineers

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