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Health and Safety – Risk Assessment, Leadership and Cultural DevelopmentWorleyParsons Academy
Want to Create a High Performing Safety Culture in Your Organization?
This course offers a unique blend of foundational health and safety management along with how to create a high performing safety culture in an organization. The course will use practical planning tools and expertly-facilitated exercises to help participants develop processes and plan to improve their safety culture.
What's Special About This Course?
This course is run by Steve Marchant, a highly experienced global process owner (GPO) of behavioral based and value driven safety who is also a regular key note speaker at Safety Conferences in the USA, Malaysia and the UK. You will have a chance to learn from a highly sought-after leader who is an expert in developing high performing safety culture for organizations.
Also, remember that this course is operated by WorleyParsons, a key and widely recognized player in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) field.
The challenge in every work environment is to recognize that however good our safety performance is there are underlying pathogens that could result in a major accident and consequently cause harm to our people. This course provides a hands-on approach to initially assessing the risks inherent in your workplace activities, how competent leadership is an integral part of health and safety management and more importantly explores ways you can measure, analyze and plan for Health and safety culture improvements. Using the latest thinking in what delivers safety, attendees will produce highly personalized cultural improvement plans along with their own personal safety charters.
Leaders with some health and safety knowledge that want to understand safety management better and with the influence to change organizational behavior. Typically attendees are from middle or senior management.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
You Will Learn How to:
• Undertake a risk assessment
• Understand your role as a safety leader
• Have insight into why people do what they do
• Develop your own safety culture improvement programme based on tested principles and success factors
Upon completing this course, attendees will receive:
- WorleyParsons Academy Certificate Of Attendance
- British Safety Council Level 2 Certificate in Risk Assessment
- British Safety Council Level 2 Certificate in Supervising Staff Safely
Training Course Content
- Risk Assessment
- The nature of hazards
- Identifying risks to both health and Safety
- Understanding likelihood and severity and how they affect Risk
- Where specific risk assessment formats should be used
- Developing suitable control measures
- Reviewing a risk assessment – when and how?
- Leading Staff Safely
- The main UK legislation relating to health and safety, its enforcement and the consequences of breaching the regulations
- Health and safety policies and management systems
- The role of the manager in risk assessments (follows on from day 1)
- Health and safety inspections, audits, record keeping and safety briefings
- Emergency evacuation procedures
- Receiving new starters
- Monitoring the health, safety and welfare of employees
- Requirements for vulnerable groups
- Reporting and investigating accidents and near misses
- Understanding Safety Culture
- Intro to Personal Safety Leadership
- Why we need to shift our focus and the 8 cultural shifts required
- The importance of committed leadership
- Developing Personal Safety Charters
- Planning a Cultural Change
- An Explanation of Safety Culture Maturity
- Using the Cultural Improvement Survey Tool (In the workshop)
- Understanding how the Tool can be Used Across your Organisation
- Reviewing your Current Culture and Developing Targets for the Short, Medium and Long Term
- Developing your Personal Plan
If you are a permit operator of a Major Accident Hazard installation you must have a Major Accident Prevention Policy.
However, can you meet all the requirements? Have you balanced the requirements with workforce capacity? Has the Safety Case been added to an already heavily loaded organisation?
Otherwise known as ‘Technical Safety’ we deal with the prevention of Major Accidents. Attention to slips, trips and falls (personnel safety) does not contribute to process safety. Overdoing slips, trips and falls prevention can detract from process safety.
- Understanding risk is the basis of all safety assessment
- Inherent Safety removes or reduces the risk and hence the need for mitigation
- HAZID, HAZAN, HAZOP, CHAZOP are all methods of risk assessment and the identification of mitigation’s
- The Bow Tie method illustrates the mitigations and differentiates between proactive and reactive risk management
- QRA (Quantitative Risk Assessment) measures the residual risk post mitigation and documents the contribution of each risk reduction activity
- Safety instrumented systems are commonly used methods of risk mitigation
- SIL (Safety Integrity Level) is used to quantify the risk reduction requirement and hence the reliability required of safety instrumented systems
- LOPA (Layers of Protection Analysis) is used to reduce risk that cannot be easily mitigated by a single layer of protection such as a safety instrumented system.
Despite our many efforts in the field of safety we still have incidents and major accidents. Data shows that most root causes for the last two decades relate to human decision making.
Human decision making is impaired by complexity, yet we continue to add complication in the form of new safety initiatives. The complicated becomes complex when relationships between variables are not understood or when many things are competing for a limited resource (in this case workforce capacity).
Process Safety Pyramid
Practice and theory are two very different things. Most technicians do not understand process safety because they have never been taught the principles. We build on the basics taught on the first day to introduce a practical model of the layers of protection a technician deals with every day.
We introduce practical metrics to keep track of the integrity of our layers of protection. TRIR etc tell you nothing about proactive prevention of incidents.
Performance Standards and Procedures
There are no international standards for procedures. It is vitally important that the activity dictated by performance standards and procedures addresses the availability of protective layers. They are not just another work instruction.
Safety by addition is doomed to fail if there are not adequate resources to maintain the addition. Safety cases will fail to fulfil their purpose if they are added to an organization without consideration of the impact on resources. Too many Safety Cases aim to introduce control rather than improve safety.
Good asset management practice will ensure the Safety Case delivers. A safety case does not stand alone and should not take the form of a manual that sits on a shelf to satisfy regulations. It should only reflect what is done on a day to day basis and provide an improvement process.
We want to help our clients empower their people, maximizing professional capabilities to sustain asset integrity and growth. The Academy’s offerings will create a learning experience that will engage, inspire and empower learners to transfer their knowledge back into the...
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