Occupational SafetyOHSE/OCCSAFGB

Who should attend?

  • 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.
Audience :
  • Safety officers, HSE supervisors, offshore installation managers, field managers.

Level : Foundation

Course Content

  • INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY

      • Historical approach to occupational health and safety.
      • Introduction to safety culture.
      • Roles and responsibilities of the different elements of the organization.
      • Safety leadership characteristics. Roles of safety leaders. Communication and motivation. Safety communication examples.
  • WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS & OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES

      • 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

      • 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

      • 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

      • 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

      • 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.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • deepen knowledge of codes and regulations relative to occupational health and safety,
  • evaluate health and safety performance indicators,
  • asses an activity in order to promote a safe workplace,
  • audit health and safety elements in a workplace.

Ways & Means

  • Several applications and illustrations.
  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions.