HSE for Managers and Team Leaders

This 3-day course provides 24 hours of continued professional development and attendees who complete the course will receive an appropriate CPD certificate for 24 CPD credits.  

Admission is ongoing

About This Course

This course provides practical training on effective leadership in health, safety and environmental management. The course builds on the foundations of operations and project management to prepare participants in assessing oil and gas projects and manage risks as part of an energy business. By the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the health, safety and environmental protection requirements placed on organisations and individuals.
  • Identify & manage risks to the business.
  • Understand how good HSE supports a positive bottom line.
  • Assess how well HSE is being managed within their organisation.
  • Apply risk-based thinking to suggest improvements in business processes with respect to health, safety and environmental sustainability.

Attendees will learn the about applying Plan, Do, Check, Act methodology to HSE. The course is interactive with a range of exercises and various media, including short videos and several case studies.  The course provides an overview and insights into international standards which influence HSE:

  • ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
  • ISO 45001 Health and Safety management 
  • ISO 14001 Environmental management

Note that ISO 45001 has replaced OHSAS 18001 as the international standard for Occupational Health and Safety management.


Course Outline & What you will gain

Day 1 – Fundamentals of HSE Management System

  • Overview of the Course

Guest Speaker:  HSE Context in the Middle East

Session 1 – HSE Leadership

  • HSE Leadership

Case Study – HSE Case Study: Gulf of Mexico Disaster (Highlight – impact of HSE Leadership)

  • HSE Compliance – Policies, Standards, Procedures & Objectives
  • Management Systems (ISO9001, 45001, 14001)
  • Industry-based Standards and Guidelines
  • HSE Metrics and Continuous Improvement leadership in the HSE context
  • Safety Systems for Operations

Role Playing- Roles and Responsibilities of the HSE Manager/Professional and Line Managers

Session 2 – HSE Culture

  • HSE & Corporate Culture
    • What is Culture? How Culture Affects HSE Processes and Outcomes The Leaders’ Role in Culture
  • Occupational Safety Theory and Practice
  • Managing HSE – Behavioural based safety
  • Conducting an Effective HSE meeting
  • Changing behaviours, line manager coaching
  • Work site observations

Day 2 – Process Safety Management

Session 1a – Process Safety

  • Hazard Identification, Analysis and Risk Control
  • Low Frequency, High Impact Events and PSM Introduction
  • Case Study- Texas City 2005
  • The Elements of Process Safety; Keeping it Simple
    • Maintaining Control of the Operation
      • Design characteristics
      • Procedures and following them
      • Maintenance
      • Identifying and Evaluating Hazards
      • Process Hazards Analysis
        • Types of Process Hazards Analyses
        • Using Risk Matrices Effectively

Session 1b – Process Safety in Projects

  • Process Safety Management in Projects

 Session 2- Risk Management

  • Developing Risk-Based Thinking
  • Incident Investigation and Loss causation Module
    • Incident Reporting, Organisational Learning
      • Fatality Investigation Training
    • Coaching on Holding the PSM and the Safety Conversation
    • Using Near Misses, Audit and other Data to Improve Process Safety Management
    • New Technologies in Process Safety Management
  • Role of Audit and Assessment
    • Importance of independence
    • Classifying audit findings

Day 3 – Engaging the Workforce & Managing Contractors

Day 3 Session 1- Human Factors

  • Behaviour based change
  • Occupational illness issues & monitoring
    • Exposure monitoring
    • Fatigue
    • Drugs and alcohol
    • Fitness for tasks
  • Mental health, wellness, stress
  • Engaging the workforce
    • Management of Change & planning Future HSE

Day 3- Session 2- Managing Contractors

  • Supply Chain & Contractor Management
  • The contracting process

Case Study: Identify and Analyse Hazards in Drilling Operations

               CSB Incident in Oklahoma

  • Contractor Management Work Process
  • Typical Pitfalls with Contractors

Day 3- Conclusion

  • Developing an Action Plan
  • Course Evaluation

Target Group

This course is designed for senior HSE leaders and managers from the major energy, oil, gas & petrochemical companies.

  • Heads or Directors of HSE,
  • HSE managers,
  • HSE Team leaders and engineers,
  • Other similar designations.

Meet the team

Course Leader

Greg Coleman is an oil and gas executive and former BP vice-president with over 35 years of oil and gas experience in the North Sea, Europe, North Africa, Middle East and North America throughout the value chain.


Christopher Robert Lloyd has over 15 years of experience in the oil & gas industry, working in Europe and Africa. He had worked with large oil majors, service and supply companies and as a consultant in a variety of roles.


Malik Ochan, Corporate Academy

  • Duration:

4 Weeks

Part 1: August

3rd, 4th,8th,11th 2020

Part 2: August

15th,18th,22nd,25th 2020

5pm U.K time for 2 hours

  • Mode of Delivery:


  • Cost:


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  • Phone :

+256 704663022