Process Safety Management - Online - Module 10 - Management of Contractors

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Module 10 - Management Contractors is part of the full Process Safety Management eLearning package, which provides an integrated overview of the 20 elements in 15 modular presentations sessions which are each 45 minutes in length.

This module can be undertaken as an individual module or altogether as a package on the EI’s learning management system, with recorded presentations and exercises taught by a leading expert in process safety and a former deputy director of the UK Health & Safety Executive. Learning Objectives:

• Explain the main process safety considerations in the selection and deployment of contractors
• Understand the importance of contractor performance monitoring and communication about risks before and during work
• Explain how method statements and other forms of risk assessment support safe working

Key Points to cover:

• Purpose: To ensure contractors have the right process safety competencies to work safely on hazardous plant and equipment and without compromising the integrity of the plant or control systems during their work.

• Learning Points:
o Effective selection procedure
 based on process safety performance and not just occupational health performance
 demonstration of appropriate competencies and knowledge about major hazards before being selected
o Use of preferred contractor’s register / contractor ‘passport scheme’
o Pre-control of work via method statements / works orders and other risk assessments
o Pre-work induction and safety briefings at start of the site work
 Job ‘walk through’ discussions to check understanding and compliance with method statements
 Pre-work checks that individual contractor employees meet the specified competency standards
o Opportunity to stop work if dangerous situation occurs or uncertainty about risk
o Suitable supervision / periodic checks during work
o Hand back procedures and verification of integrity and function
o Post -work reviews
 Contractor’s feedback on the condition of plant and equipment and gathering of intelligence about plant / equipment condition
o Appropriate sanctions for poor performance / unsafe behaviours / management of risk

Tutor profile:

Ian Travers

Ian is a world expert on process safety management, leadership and the establishment and implementation of key performance indicators for major hazard industries, Ian holds the Institute of Chemical Engineers’ Franklin Medal for his outstanding contribution to Process Safety.

Ian was the former Deputy Director (Chemical Regulation) UK Health and Safety Executive and has over twenty-five years’ experience in the regulation of chemical and major hazard industries and in the investigation of major incidents to discover the underlying causes. He is an expert on process safety management, leadership and the establishment and implementation of key performance indicators for major hazard industries. Ian holds the Institute of Chemical Engineers’ Franklin Medal for his outstanding contribution to Process Safety.

Ian has over twenty five years’ experience in the regulation of chemical and major hazard industries and in the investigation of major incidents to discover the underlying causes. He led the joint HSE and industry response to the major fire and explosion at the Buncefield fuel depot in the UK and established the UK Process Safety Leadership Group.
He also chaired the international expert panel to publish the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Guidelines on Process Safety Governance which is now the global benchmark on Process Safety Leadership and is also a member of the Energy Institute process safety committee.

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