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This course provides training on the Bow-tie methodology of risk analysis that pictorially depicts a causal relationship in high-risk scenarios. It provides a visual representation of all likely incident scenarios around a hazard and identifies the controls that a company could use to control those scenarios. The participants will learn the fundamentals of the methodology and gain hands-on experience on the Bow-Tie XP software.

Course benefits

  • Learn to conduct qualitative risk assessments using this technique
  • Learn to use this technique as an alternative to other practiced compliance methods
  • Hands-on training on the software for Bow-Tie with examples
  • Easy representation of hazards, top events and barriers to present to management

Who should attend

  • PSM Managers and Coordinators
  • Process, Safety and Mechanical Engineers
  • Professionals interested in learning about risk

No prerequisites required.


Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Risk Management
  • Industry Safety Performance over Time
  • Bow-Tie History and Methodological parents
  • Overview of Bow-Tie and advantages of Bow-Tie
  • Bow-Tie Methodology

Day 2

  • Barrier Attributes
  • Introduction to Bow-Tie Software
  • Linking to the management system
  • Escalation Factor and the Management System
  • Risk Assessments and ALARP
  • Data manipulation, Export & Import
  • Bow-Tie workshop

More information and registration

For more information and to register, please visit the event page at the PSRG website and contact PSRG.