HSE Requirements (Typical) for EPCI project for Oil & Gas Industry

Hopefully this below sharing will be useful for all my colleagues or new comer who served in the HSE Dept. and involves to prepare a response for prequalification, a proposal for bidding, and establish HSE system on commencement of EPCI project.

HSE Requirements (Typical) for EPCI project for Oil & Gas Industry

The following list shows the minimum documentations (but not limited to this) to be prepared by CONTRACTOR and to be included in his HSE Plan as part of the WORK:

  • HSE Policy and Objectives:
    CONTRACTOR to define clearly their HSE policy and objectives which must be in line as a minimum with company one.
  • HSE organization, role and responsibilities:
    CONTRACTOR to set organization chart and define role and responsibilities for each position providing job description.
  • CONTRACTOR Management safety tour:
    CONTRACTOR to prepare procedure and planning for Management tour performance (tour program and typical report to be attached).
  • Work permit system:
    CONTRACTOR to define a work permit system for critical operations to be performed on the yard (heavy lifting, confined space entry, excavation etc.).
  • Risk management:
    CONTRACTOR to prepare procedure for critical operation risk management on his yard: Job Safety Analysis, Risk Assessment, mitigation measure implementation.
  • HIRA study: CONTRACTOR to issue a HIRA study report as per CONTRACTOR scope set in the Exhibit of Contract.
  • Environment Management Plan:
    CONTRACTOR to issue environmental plan as per COMPANY minimum requirements set in the exhibit of Contract.
  • Security Plan : CONTRACTOR to issue Security Plan as per COMPANY minimum requirements set in the exhibit of Contract.
  • Medical checkup control procedure:
    CONTRACTOR to issue a procedure how he ensures that all personnel at yard have a periodic medical check up certified by authorized doctor, providing conditions and minimum medical test requirement according to job position.
  • Personal Protective Equipment Control:
    CONTRACTOR to define the PPE to be worn according to job position as per COMPANY minimum requirements set in the exhibit of Contract. CONTRACTOR shall issue procedure to ensure PPE sufficient stock, good condition and distribution to personnel.
  • Driving policy:  CONTRACTOR to set a driving policy for vehicles used inside and outside the yard (including service to COMPANY).
  • HSE Training Plan:
    CONTRACTOR to prepare a Plan to provide HSE training to all mobilized personnel. This HSE training Plan
    shall include a matrix (job position vs. training).and a procedure for recording and progress measurement.
  • Emergency Response Plan:
    CONTRACTOR to set procedure for emergency situations management including avian flu for each WORKSITE.
  • Incident and anomaly reporting:
    CONTRACTOR to issue procedure to report incidents and anomalies as per COMPANY minimum requirements including accident investigation and corrective action follow-up system.
  • Audit protocol and Audit program:
    CONTRACTOR to issue an audit protocol in line with COMPANY HSE minimum requirement set in the exhibit of Contract. In addition CONTRACTOR to issue a program to audit his SUBCONTRACTORS and his own organization.
  • Inspection Plan: CONTRACTOR to prepare a Plan to provide relevant inspection to all his equipment like but not limited to vehicles, cranes, hand tools, electrical features, etc..This Plan shall include procedure, planning and check lists.
  • HSE behaviour improvement program:
    CONTRACTOR to set a program to improve HSE behaviour of the personnel according to his own initiatives like personnel award, HSE communication campaign etc..
  • Key performance Indicator (KPI):
    CONTRACTOR to define lagging and leading indicators in line with his HSE Plan and COMPANY objectives. The KPI’s will have to be updated on a monthly basis.

WEEKLY STATUS REPORT – Health, Safety and Environment issues:

  • Achievement for the week for HSE improvements exceeding the industry standards,
  • Main HSE issues,
  • Incidents, accidents, near misses, safety briefings, and the like during the period,
  • HSE reports and statistics,
  • Safety actions implemented during the period,
  • Safety actions planned for next period.

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