Instructor's Summary

Mr. Peter Christian


Mr. Peter Christian, MSc, BSc, is an International Expert in Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality with over 25 years of practical and industrial experience in HAZOP, HAZWOPER, HAZMAT, HAZCOM, PHA (Process Hazard Analysis), FMEA, HAZID, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001, Process Safety Management (PSM), Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality Management (SHEQ), Behavioral Safety Management, Industrial Hygiene, Human Factors Engineering, Risk Assessment, Fire Fighting, Rope Rescue Operations, Emergency Response within process industries.  He is currently the President of NKWE and spearheads the companies major projects and business ventures, where he specializes in the areas of SHEQ solutions, ISO, Quality Control and OSHA systems. Previously, he has had much on–hand experience in the initiation and management of projects (technical as well organizational development) including involvement in design of process plants; the commissioning & decommissioning of process plants; the operational and financial responsibility for large process operations; risk management; operational and maintenance management, crisis and emergency management, accident investigation, risk assessment, hazard identification and emergency preparedness & response (oil spillage and gas explosions).  

Much earlier in his career, Mr. Christian was a HAZOP Team Leader for numerous HAZOP studies and he has further managed the Health, Safety & Environmental and Quality requirements of a large process company. This included responsibilities as an auditor for compliance against SHEQ standards, ISO standards and the Fatal Risk Control Protocols. He then facilitated the development and implementation of the above standards as a group and at site level as part of the SHEQ council. Moreover, he established, trained and led a Rope rescue team and a high level emergency care clinic and ambulance service for many years. He still abseils recreationally and leads adventure groups during abseiling activities and serves as a rescue team member for mountain and water emergencies.

Mr. Christian has Master and Bachelor degrees in Metallurgy. He has a Diploma in Process Safety Management (PSM) and Safety Management (NADSAM) and continues to hold certifications as a development consultant for several international companies.