Design a process safety management programme for process industries.



CLO3: Design a process safety management programme for process industries.




To enable the learner to demonstrate understanding of the concept and application of process safety management elements in preventing a catastrophic incident in process industries.




Individual Assignment


On July 5th, 2018, approximately 6:15 pm, a fire strike out at Kemaman Bitumen Company Sdn Bhd located at Teluk Kalong Industrial Area, Terengganu. Four contract workers were injured due to the blaze with one suffered seriously burnt and treated at Burns Unit, Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah in Batu Burok, Kuala Terengganu. More than 100 firefighters were battling a raging fire that destroyed three huge crude oil tanks. Of the three tanks, two have been gutted and firefighters were trying to put out the fire at the third tank using foam so that it does not spread to other tanks. It was reported that the victims were carrying out hot work near the facility that had caused the fire.The blaze was described as the biggest in Terengganu for years.



(a)    Discuss the violation to process safety management elements; and


(b)    Explain how such incident can be prevented and if the catastrophic episod occurs, how to mitigate and minimise the impact to people, property and surrounding.


Following is the link of the incident:


You are encouraged to visit the video gallery at to gain information on a similar incident happened at the oil-field near Raleigh, Mississippi, on June 5th, 2006.

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