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E-652 - Occupational Safety

5 days HSE/OCCSAFGB
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Safety Officers, HSE Supervisors, Offshore Installation Managers, Field Managers.
Purpose
  • This course provides a thorough understanding of expectations and mandatory requirements regarding occupational safety.
  • To give insight regarding operational implementation of a safe workplace within Oil & Gas facilities.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • deepen knowledge of codes and regulations relative to occupational health & safety,
  • evaluate health & safety performance indicators,
  • asses an activity in order to promote a safe workplace,
  • audit health and safety elements in a workplace.
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Several applications and illustrations.
  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions.

INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY 0.5 day
  • Historical approach to Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Introduction to Safety Culture.
  • Roles and responsibilities of the different elements of the organisation.
  • Safety Leadership characteristics. Roles of safety leaders. Communication and Motivation. Safety Communication examples.
WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS & OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES 0.5 day
  • Undesired events concepts. Undesired events classification. Unsafe acts and unsafe conditions concept.
  • Safety main Key Performance Indicators (KPI). Other HSE KPI. Leading and lagging indicators.
  • Learning from incidents and accidents: Near Misses, Reporting and Cause Tree Analysis.
  • Local legal requirements. Main sources of information. General development of a system to ensure legal requirements compliance.
  • International best practices and standards: National regulations becoming international best practices (API, NFPA, …), International organizations (IOGP, ISO, …).
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT 2 days
  • Occupational hazard identification and risk assessment in workplace.
  • Hazards related to products.
  • Fire and explosion risks.
  • Risks associated to machines, mechanical equipment and tools. Safe design of machinery.
  • Lifting and rigging operations.
  • Works at height.
  • Electrical Risks.
  • Logistics safety. Road, air and marine transportation. Hazardous material transportation.
  • Safety in storage areas. Storage of hazardous material.
  • Personal protective equipment types and selection.
  • Emergency Evacuation Plan.
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & HYGIENE MANAGEMENT 1 day
  • Hygiene risk assessment.
  • Physical agents: noise, vibrations, temperature.
  • Chemical agents: risk assessment techniques. Exposure limits. Toxicology.
  • Biological agents: risk assessment techniques. Food and water management. Case study Legionnaires’ disease.
  • Ionizing radiation agents: risk management. Typical ionizing equipment. NORM.
  • Health control of employees. Fitness to work procedure.
  • Health infrastructure requirements and emergency evacuation management.
ERGONOMICS & HUMAN FACTORS 0.5 day
  • Ergonomics and human factors assessment in workplace. Introduction to fatigue management.
  • Physical human factors: Position, repetitive movements, lighting, temperature, noise.
  • Mental human factors: Stress, monotony, repetitive tasks, workplace bullying, motivational aspects.
  • Human error. Analysis and improvement techniques.
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM - AUDIT 0.5 day
  • Organizational model. Workplace risk assessment management.
  • System certification. BSI OHSAS 18001.
  • Induction and training to the workforce.
  • Audit of management system.
  • Communication and improvement plans.