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Environmental Awareness and Concepts of Environmental Control

Emergency Response Planning

Crisis Management

Environmental Auditing

Oil Spill Contingency Planning and Management

HSE Management Systems




 


 

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AND CONCEPTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL

 


APPLYING ISO 14001 IN PRACTICE

DAY ONE

Session 1 - Seminar Agenda

Introduction
Agenda
Objectives

Session 2 - Background

Session 3 - Environmental Management Systems

Session 4 - ISO 14001 Structure


DAY TWO

Session 5 - Aspects and Impacts


Session 6 - Environmental Planning

Session 7 - Workshops

Session 8 - Close of Seminar

 

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EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANNING
Seminar and Workshop

DAY ONE


Session 1 - Introduction and Objectives of the Seminar

Session 2 - Objectives and Scope of Plans

Session 3 - Structure and Development of an Emergency Plan and Outline on Crisis Management

Session 4 - Organisation

DAY TWO

Session 5 - Resources

Session 6 - Responsibilities and Action During Emergencies

Session 7 - Communications and Reporting

Session 8 - Public and Community Involvement in Emergency Planning

DAY THREE


Session 9 - Training and Exercise

Session 10 - Legislation and Government Liaison

Session 11 - Audit and Review

Session 12 - Health, Safety and Environment Issues in Emergency Planning

Closing Session

Course Review

 

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CRISIS MANAGEMENT

DAY ONE

Session 1 - Introduction and Objectives of the Course

Session 2 - Objectives and Scope of Plans

What Should be Covered
Crisis Criteria

Session 3 - Structure and Development of a Crisis Management Plan

Session 4 - Organisation

Session 5 - Communications and Reporting

Session 6 - Resources

Session 7 - Public and Community Involvement in Crisis Management

Session 8 - Training and Exercise

Session 9 - Legislation and Government Liaison

Session 10 - Audit and Review

DAYS TWO and THREE

COURSE EXERCISE
Syndicate Exercise - Crisis Management Response Scenarios

Delegates will take part in a short, desktop, simulated exercise as the Crisis Management Team. Scenario - one of the following: Fire and Explosion
Bomb Threat/Extortion
Oil Spill

Closing Session
Course Review

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ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITING


Session 1 - Course Agenda

Introduction

Agenda

Objectives

Session 2 - Background

What Is The Environment?

Why Protect The Environment?

Key Environmental Issues In The Oil And Gas Industry

Environmental Incidents/Disasters From The Past And Lessons We Can Learn

Session 3 - Environmental Management Systems

Introduction To EMS And ISO 14001

Environmental Control & Environmental Management Systems

Environmental Management Trends

The EMS Implementation Process And EMS Procedures

Developing and Environmental Policy

EMS and other standards e.g. SA8800, ISO 9000, TQM, EMAS

Session 4 - ISO 14001 Structure

Environmental Policy

Legislation And Regulations

Environmental Issues Identification

Aspects, Impacts, Objectives, Performance Indicators and Performance Standards Structure And Responsibility

Training, Awareness And Competence

Communication

Environmental Management System Documentation

Document Control

Operational Control

Emergency Preparedness And Response

Monitoring And Measurement

Non-Conformance And Corrective And Preventive Action

Records

Environmental Management System Audit

Management Review

Session 5 - Aspects, Impacts and Performance

What Is A Significant Environmental Aspect?

How Do We Minimise Environmental Impacts

Demonstration Of Commitment

Identifying the environmental aspects/ impacts of an operation - fugitive emissions and waste streams including the interpretation of process flow diagrams

Monitoring and reporting environmental performance in industry

Monitoring the environmental performance of contractors and suppliers

Assessing the environmental effects of products

Life-Cycle Analysis

Mitigation and amelioration of adverse environmental effects

Practical Exercise 1 - - Operations - Identification Of Aspects And Impacts, Prioritisation Of Significant Aspects.

Session 6 - Auditing and Consultancy Skills

- compliance audits
- environmental risk assessments
- pre-acquisition/divestment audits
- EMS audits
- environmental statement audits
- single issue audits (e.g. waste or energy)

- audit planning and preparation
- selection of audit team
- examination of documented systems and internal controls
- site setting
- site inspections and interviews
- audit reporting and follow-up

- the interview
- document review
- observation techniques

 

 

Session 7 - Environmental Legislation

- national environmental regulatory agencies
- local government and regional planning authorities
- waste environmental health and water regulatory authorities
- other relevant bodies responsible for enforcement of environmental law

- implications
- relevance
- compliance

Session 8 - Application of Audit Skills - Practical

Practical sessions and exercises for course delegates to develop skills in:

 

 

- Policy and Management Control
- Regulations
- Plant Design and Operation
- Operating Procedures and Practices
- Maintenance
- Source Monitoring
- Receiving Environment Monitoring
- Oil and Chemical Spill Contingency Measures
- Incident Reporting and Remedy
- Environmental Training and Awareness
- Contractor Selection and Performance
- External Communication

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The practical sessions will be oriented towards and applied during the "hands-on" site audit exercise scheduled below as Session 9

Session 9 - Audit Exercise - Onsite

The final element of the course is a "hands-on" practical exercise to put into practice the theoretical lessons learned during the course. The exercise will be customised to the client's operation and will normally be conducted during a morning session, with an allowance of the afternoon period to work up the results and findings. A "wrap-up" presentation session will be conducted the following morning.

Session 10 - Close of Seminar

Discussion And Close Of Seminar

 

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OIL SPILL CONTINGENCY PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT


The following course outline is based on a three day, theoretical training programme suitable for personnel involved in oil spill management as incident and "crisis" managers, administrators and senior managers (e.g. IMO Level 3), for supervisors and on-scene commanders (e.g. IMO Level 2) and those involved in crisis management and emergency response planning where oil spill is deemed a high risk, and personnel responsible for the development of oil spill contingency plans.

Borthwick & Associates has been involved in oil spill training since the mid 1980's.

DAY ONE
PART ONE - OIL SPILL CONTINGENCY PLANNING

Session 1 - Contingency Planning

Properties and fate of oil in the marine environment

Environmental sensitivities - shoreline classification

Effects of oil in the marine environment

Meteorological and oceanographic information

Session 2 - Risk Assessment

Activities, operations, facilities, vessels etc.

Sources of spills

Frequency and probability

Size

Types of oil

Session 3 - Spill Definition/Criteria

"Operational Spills"

"Worst Case Spills"

Tier 1/2/3 and escalation

Session 4 - Resources

People

Equipment

Mutual Aid

Third Parties

1.5 Health and Safety

DAY TWO
PART TWO - OIL SPILL RESPONSE : OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT

Session 1 - Spill Assessment

Quantification

Surveillance

Spill movement

Session 2 - Response Strategies

Monitor and observe - "do nothing approach"

Contain and recover

Chemical dispersants

Shoreline clean up

Waste disposal

Bio-remediation

Session 3 - Organisational Management

Organisation of response teams

Action plans

Notification and reporting

Communications

Logistics

External Support - mutual aid, third parties

External communications:

- Inter Government
- Government and inter agency
- Industry
- Public
- Media

Session 4 - Liability and Compensation

Session 5 - De-activation

DAY THREE
PART THREE - OIL SPILL RESPONSE : TACTICAL OPERATIONS AND EQUIPMENT - Theory

Session 1 - Monitor and observe - "do nothing approach"

Session 2 - Contain and recover

Boom deployment

Mechanical recovery

Session 3 - Chemical dispersants

Chemical properties and function

Application techniques

Quantities

Ecological aspects

Sorbents, herders and miscellaneous items

Session 4 - Shoreline clean up

Organisation and management

Personnel

Equipment - mechanical and hand

Logistics and supply

Personnel support - food, accommodation, PPE

Session 5 - Waste disposal

Collection

Temporary storage

Transportation

Burning and incineration

Final disposal

Session 6 - Bio-remediation

Session 7 - Equipment maintenance and care

Session 8 - Case Histories


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HSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

 

 


Session 1 - Health, Safety and the Environment - Introduction

Video "Spiral to Disaster" - Piper Alpha

Discussion on HSE Issues and Drivers

HSE Commitment

HSE Organisation and Responsibilities

 

Session 2 - Health, Safety and Environment - Management Systems

HSE System Models

System Structure

Policy

Expectations, Procedures and Guidelines

 

Session 3 - Managing Risk

Risk Assessment Methodology

Planning and Implementation

Syndicate Exercise - Risk Assessment

 

Session 4 - The Environment

Environmental Trends and Drivers

The Environmental Agenda and Issues

Environmental Management in Exploration Operations

Case Study - Waste Disposal Pit

 

Session 5 - Managing for Safety

Operational Safety - systems, standards procedures and controls:

Engineering & Change Controls - CAR
PPE
Permit to Work
Inspection and Maintenance
Incident Reporting and Investigation
Competence and Training
Communication
Contractors

Session 6 - Crisis and Emergency Management

Objectives and Scope

Structure and Organisation

Resources and Responsibilities

Communications and Reporting

Training and Exercise

 

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