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3111: Reactive Chemical Hazards Assessment

Ended Aug 11, 2016

Full course description

Dates: August 11, 2016

Instructor: Dr. Bill Rogers

Credit: 0.7 CEUs/7 PDHs


Course topics include:

  • Why a systematic approach to chemical reactivity is important
  • Why reactive hazard management should include management of risk
  • Definition of a potentially hazardous reactivity
  • Types of chemicals and chemical reactions
  • Chemical incompatibility
  • Chemical energy of formation and potential release of energy
  • Effects of catalysis, inhibitors, contaminants, and corrosion products
  • Reaction conditions including temperature, pressure, concentration, and time
  • Equipment reliability and availability including failure, testing, and repair
  • Systematic prediction of potential chemical hazards using literature information, computation     methods, screen testing, and detailed experimental analysis
  • Industrial case studies illustrating effects of energy, reaction pathways, unexpected reactions, kinetics, and aging

This course is administered 100% online through the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center. This course is also part of the Safety Practice Certificate Program

Pricing Structure and Promotional Codes:

  • Regular Registration: $495
  • Early Registration (MKOCEARLY1):  $420
  • Partner Consortium Member (MKOCPARTNER1): $300
  • Sponsor Consortium Member (MKOCSPONSOR1): $400
  • Associate Consortium Member (MKOCASSOC1): $445

For questions or assistance about this course offering, contact:
Amarette Renieri 
Program Assistant 
Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center
P: 979-458-1863