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Hazard Effects and Control Strategies (HAZSS 19-1)

February 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

$1125

Course Description

System safety analysis requires a clear understanding of sources of harm (hazards) inherent to a system.  System safety analysis should identify the energy sources within the system, target the attack and the barriers that reduce the risk.  The purpose of this course is to demonstrate to system safety analysts how to start to deal with the hazards that system safety has to control.  The discussions are focused on underlying physical, chemical, and biological characteristics and effects, and hazard control strategies.  The following hazards are specifically addressed: electrical hazards, electrostatic discharge, toxicity, kinetic hazards, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, thermal hazards, noise, fire and explosion, high pressure, etc.

Objectives

To familiarize class participants with the underlying physical, chemical, and biological phenomena of and control strategies for various hazards.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who intend to conduct or review system safety analyses.

Course Outline

  1. Overview of Hazards
  2. Specific discussions on each hazard type that includes:
    • Physical properties
    • Chemical properties
    • Biological impact
    • Barriers that can limit the level of harm
  3. The following hazard types will be addressed:
    • Electrical hazards
    • Electrostatic discharge
    • Toxic gases and liquids
    • Kinetic energy hazards
    • Ionizing radiation hazards
    • Non-ionizing radiation hazards
    • Thermal hazards
    • Noise levels
    • Fire and explosion phenomena
    • High pressure

Prerequisite

Attendees should have an engineering or hard science background.

Course Duration

2.0 Days

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Published on April 20th, 2018

Last updated on April 20th, 2018

Details

Start:
February 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End:
February 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
$1125
Website:
https://aviationsafety.usc.edu/courses/hazard-effects-control-strategies/

Venue

USC Aviation Safety and Security Program
6033 W. Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045 United States
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Phone:
3103421345
Website:
https://aviationsafety.usc.edu