Key Features

  • Detailed explanation of how to implement the new SEMS standard for offshore operations
  • Ties the new regulations in with existing safety management approaches, helping managers leverage existing processes and paperwork
  • With CEOs now signing off on compliance paperwork, this book provides expert insights so you can get SEMS compliance right the first time

Table of Contents

Preface

Warning—Disclaimer

Chapter 1. Risk Management

Introduction

Impact of Deepwater Horizon/Macondo

Process safety trends

Safety management systems

Organization of this book

Historical background

Onshore developments

Occupational safety, process safety, and culture

Risk management

Safety management systems

Measuring progress

Safety as a causal factor

Culture

References

Chapter 2. Major Offshore Events

Introduction

Titanic (1912)

Santa Barbara (1969)

Alexander L. Kielland (1980)

Piper Alpha (1988)

Exxon Valdez (1989)

Snorre A (2004)

Mumbai High (2005)

Blackbeard (2006)

Montara (2009)

Gullfaks C (2010)

Deepwater Horizon/Macondo (2010)

Reports

Effect of regulations

References

Chapter 3. Safety Offshore

Introduction

Drilling, production, and pipelines

Offshore safety issues

Congestion

Persons on board

Hurricanes/cyclones

Blowouts

Hydrogen sulfide

Dropped objects

Helicopter operations

Ship collisions

Reference

Chapter 4. Regulations and Standards

Introduction

Types of regulation

Enforcement

Offshore regulatory agencies (U.S.)

Other agencies

Industry organizations

Engineering standards

References

Chapter 5. Safety and Environmental Management Systems

Introduction

RP 75

Organization of the rule

Scope

Acronyms and definition

Elements of SEMS

General

Safety and environmental information

Hazards analysis

Management of Change

Operating proce

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
Print ISBN:
9780323262064
Electronic ISBN:
9780323262873