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Safety Training

Hanoi, Vietnam
August 24, 2013

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Neil Brown

SP Village *, **/** M.*

Nongprue, Banglamung, Chonburi,

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Tel: +66 (0) 861470714

Employment History

May 2011 to Present: Bumi Armada HSE & Security Superintendent FPSO TGT 1. Joint venture between Vietsov

Petro, Hoang Long Joint operating company.

FPSO Commissioning and Operations phase – EH&S & Security Superintendent Offshore Vietnam - rotational

contract position responsible for the training and safety of National crew and Expatriate Superintendents’.

Implementing the safety management systems and ensuring compliance with working guidelines during operations

and all deck activities.

Advise and assist the operations and maintenance staff in the safe management of the facility.

Encourage, support and promote all Company’s policies of continuous improvement in areas of the Environment,

Health and Safety (EH&S).

Mentor behaviour modification of all Operations personnel towards safe individual and teamwork habits through on-

going training and continuous safety awareness program.

Daily inspection of Operation sites to identify and control physical hazards and poor work practices, ensuring

compliance with and evaluation of contractors’ and crew on board vessel against EH&S policy and procedures

Supervising daily and weekly safety meeting with personnel including tool box talks

Processing all safety input and distributing data to Operations. Preparing safety topics for safety meetings distributing

safety alerts with all crew members.

Conduct vessel induction for all new arrivals ensuring all have an understanding of the Operations sites and job

hazards, their personal EH&S responsibilities, required behaviour and work practices.

Training of new and existing crew and personnel on emergency response and all other safety-critical systems

including fire systems, rescue equipment breathing apparatus.

Training and familiarization on boat transfer including Billy Pugh operations safe use and inspections both prior and

after use.

Conduct as per the weekly schedule hygiene inspections of accommodation, communal areas, kitchen, galley, mess

room, hospital, and work areas.

Supervision of helicopter operations, including helideck crew fire and rescue teams, ship to air communication, regular

inspections of fire fighting equipment as per regulatory requirements, conducting regular training and exercises to

confirm ability and knowledge of crews assigned to helideck operations.

Implement waste management policy as per the MARPOL treaty international and Vietnamese regulations

Conduct risk assessment for permit to work, ensuring regular audits on permits are conducted and permit conditions

and procedures are met and followed

Maintain and update all crew safety training records both mandatory and job specific.

Carrying out active monitoring and daily audits of the work site.

Keeping management informed through daily progress meetings and weekly reports.

Assessing company training requirements and implementing safety-training programme conducting all on board

training, also emergency response team training and weekly safety drills.

Safety Specialist FPSO ARMADA TGT1 Construction/Commissioning Phase Keppel Shipyard.

Carrying out active monitoring of all construction work on-board by Keppel work force of over 700 personnel.

Attending and inputting to daily pre shift briefings, and permit to work coordination planning meetings.

Implementing the safety management systems and ensuring compliance with Keppel shipyard policies.

Setting up and implementing the emergency reaction plan for the facility.

Conducting mandatory pre-sail training for the crew as per the client’s contractual procedures.

Safety Manager/Quartermaster Blue Hackle (BH) Middle East Sept 2007 to Sept 2010:

Support all BH Security operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Responsible for all in Country HSE risk assessments of over 60 locations and work sites.

Responsible for finance account management of $12 million.

Management of personnel from a variety of countries and backgrounds and of different cultures.

Individual & group safety orientation manager to all personnel.

Liaise with shipping and logistic companies on a regular basis.

Responsible for all procurement of equipment for BH in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Deployed in advance to plan and construct camps and life support areas for clients including drainage, sewer and

waste disposal methods in a hostile environment.

Conducted security risk assessment’s to the relevant threat level on all locations and camps.

Responsible for the running and maintenance of BH client villa’s and health and safety matters adhered to all

accommodation and the workplace.

Organise all work services and repairs to BH client villas and accommodation facilities ensuring compliance to BH

health and safety policy.

Responsible for all in country Health and Safety matters including the correct level of PPE and its use.

Carry out safety related training for all employees including initial in-country safety induction with particular emphasis

on personnel safety in a hostile environment.

Team Leader of an 8 man Personal Security Detachment (PSD TL) responsible for the security and safety of clients in

a hostile environment.

Instructing on security procedures and rules of engagement for non-ex-pat personnel this includes local Iraqi and

Afghan as well as African and Pilipino personnel employed by the company.


IOSH managing safety (membership number 162403)

NEBOSH International General Certificate.

BOSIET Basic Offshore Safety induction & Emergency Training - Valid till October 2014.

Safety trainer.

Train the trainer qualified.

Methods of instruction course level 1.

Radiation and controlled substances qualified.

Explosives and dangerous materials qualified.

HUET OPITO Approved Helicopter safety and underwater escape/sea survival.

H2s Qualified.

Risk assessment and risk management qualified.

Environmental protection pollution prevention hazards impacts and control measures qualified.

Confined space entry.

Permit to work qualified.

Working at heights safety qualified.

First Aid instructor emergency response CPR.

Major Incident management qualified.

Fire fighting and incident control room qualified.

Self-contained breathing apparatus qualified.

Close Protection Course, SA.

Advanced driving qualified including off-road advanced driving techniques.

Risk Assessment in Hazardous Environment qualified.


1979 – Turriff academy

1979 – Entry exam to Armed Forces Junior Infantry Battalion Shorncliff.

1989 – EPC, Education for Promotion Certificate.

2001 – EPCA, Education for Promotion Certificate Advanced.


23 years in the British Army, served 15 years abroad in some of the world’s remotest locations.

Planned and developed training of recruits, trained soldiers and officers also trained foreign soldiers and police with

dramatically improved pass rates.

Successfully carried out risk assessments, planned and safely conducted all types of live and dry firing exercises in

arduous terrain such as desert, jungle and arctic conditions.

Managed and controlled 120 soldiers in and out of barracks and on operations, responsible for their welfare and


Personal Details

Married with two children, no criminal convictions full and clean UK driving license, physically fit and in excellent condition.


Fully vaccinated, Yellow fever valid until 06 07 2017

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