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E-644 - HSE in Maintenance & Construction Activities

E-644 - HSE in Maintenance & Construction Activities

5 days
HSE/WORKGB
Sessions
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?

Audience

    • Engineers, technicians and operators involved in the supervision of construction and maintenance of Oil & Gas field processing facilities.

Level

  • Foundation
  • 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.
Course Content

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.
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