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E-644 - HSE in Maintenance & Construction Activities

5 days HSE/WORKGB
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Engineers, technicians and operators involved in the supervision of construction and maintenance of Oil & Gas field processing facilities.
Purpose
  • This course provides a thorough understanding of risks related to products, equipment and different operations involved in the execution of construction/maintenance works.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • identify the hazards and assess the risks associated to a construction/maintenance work,
  • plan the adequate resources to carry out activities adopting best industry practices,
  • describe the main elements and responsibilities of the Permit To Work (PTW) system,
  • identify the environmental impacts of the activity and to plan the appropriate mitigation measures,
  • identify the main HSE challenges associated with the management of contractors,
  • lead a team carrying out a safety audit of construction/maintenance works.
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Several applications and illustrations.
  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions.

OPERATIONS & HSE 0.25 day
  • Hazards and risks incurred - Consequences.
  • Risk management means: equipment, organizational and human aspects.
MAIN HAZARDS OF HYDROCARBON PROCESSING 0.5 day
  • Flammability: Flame ignition and propagation principles. Types of combustibles, oxidizers and most common ignition sources in process facilities.
  • Toxicity: Exposure limits. Specific hazards associated to H2S. Use of Safety Data Sheet (SDS).
  • Fluid behavior and related hazards: vessel pressure, consequences of temperature variation (thermal expansion, vaporization, vacuum, water hammer).
RISK ASSESSMENT TOOLS - JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS 0.5 day
  • Fundamentals of risk assessment process.
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA) procedure and steps.
  • JSA exercise.
PERMIT TO WORK SYSTEM PROCEDURE 0.5 day
  • Permit To Work (PTW) system. Objectives. Roles & responsibilities.
  • Main elements of PTW system. Typical approval process and information flowchart.
  • Master Permit and associated certificates.
  • Management of shift and rotation handover. Permit renewals.
  • New technologies applied to PTW system. Digital PTW.
HAZARD IDENTIFICATION & RISK ASSESSMENT OF MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION WORKS 1.5 days
  • Risk assessment and recommended mitigation measures associated to:
  • Lifting: manual and mechanical.
  • Work at Height/Over water/Diving.
  • Use of tools: sand blasting, lifting, chemical and HP cleaning, hydraulic tests, flexible pipes, welding tools, milling, …
  • Radioactive sources: hazards, markers, use.
  • Electrical equipment: electrical classes, hazards, habilitation, consignation, personnel protection.
  • Confined space works: ventilation, gas detection, oxygen content of air, penetration, evolution of hazard during works, supervision.
  • Hydrostatic testing.
  • Welding/Grinding/Cutting.
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT IN MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS 0.5 day
  • Main concepts.
  • Tools for environmental management.
  • Potential environmental impacts in maintenance and construction operations.
  • Waste management principles and strategies for planning and implementation.
ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK – HUMAN FACTORS 0.5 day
  • Introduction to HSE Management system.
  • SIMultaneous OPerations (SIMOPS) management.
  • Management of change.
  • Downgraded situations.
  • Learning from incidents and accidents: Near Misses, Reporting and Cause Tree Analysis.
  • Human factors in risk management, safe and unsafe habits, motivation, exemplarity, difficulties in improving safety results.
HSE MANAGEMENT OF CONTRACTORS 0.25 day
  • Contractor management as a key element of HSE Management system.
  • Definition of elements for HSE contractor management from selection process to final performance evaluation.
  • HSE risk assessment of contract scope.
AUDITS - MEANS OF IMPROVING THE HSE PERFORMANCE 0.5 day
  • Objectives of an Audit.
  • Pre-audit preparations: Audit boundaries, Expectations, Audit checklists, Audit plans.
  • Audit: findings versus expectations.