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E-551 - Occupational Safety

  • Safety officers, HSE supervisors, offshore installation manager, field manager
  • To provide 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
  • To deepen knowledge of codes and regulations relative to occupational safety
  • To comprehend Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
  • To asses an activity in order to promote a safe workplace
  • To understand regulations relative to dangerous goods transportation
Ways and means
  • Several applications and illustrations
  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions

Introduction to occupational safety 0.5 day
  • Historical approach to Occupational Safety
  • Introduction to Safety Culture
Roles and responsibilities 0.5 day
  • Roles and responsibilities of the different elements of the organization
  • Safety Leadership characteristics, Roles of safety leaders. Communication and Motivation. Safety Communication examples
Mandatory requirements of companies 1 day
  • 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 practice (API, NFPA, …), International organizations (IOGP, ISO, …)
  • International industry commitments
  • Requirements in joint venture operations
Workplace accident and occupational diseases 1 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
  • Human factors in risk management, safe and unsafe habits, motivation, exemplarity, difficulties in improving safety results
Job hazard analysis 1 day
  • Hazards and risks incurred - Consequences Risk management means: equipment, organisational and human aspects
  • Flammability and fluid behavior hazards. Works at height. Manual and mechanical lifting. Confined space works
  • Job Hazard Analysis technique. Case study
Dangerous goods transportation 1 day
  • Dangerous products classification. Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
  • Requirements for Land, Marine and River Transportation. Air transportation. Fixed wing and rotary wing. Main risks. Emergency Response
  • Handling and storage of dangerous goods
  • Requirements for transportation contractors. HSE contractor evaluation. HSE Exhibit