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Safety Manager

Doha, Doha, Qatar
January 20, 2018

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Vijaykumar Kanade

Health, Safety and Environment Manager

Phone: +974-********

Address: Ro: Doulatwadi, Po: Murgud, Tal: Kagal, Dist.: Kolhapur, State: Maharashtra, India, Pin: 416219.

Phone: +974-******** +91-232*******, +91-942******* Email:


I am having over 15 years of rich experience in Health, Safety, Environment, and Fire. Project and Construction Management within the construction and industrial environments on an international scale, working within a multi-cultural workforce on technically complex multi-site projects. EXPERIENCE

Hill International Doha, Qatar

Health, Safety and Environment Manager

April 2007 - Present

Coordinating and monitoring all Health, Safety and Environment activities to ensure agreed Safety and loss prevention standards are fully implemented and properly followed.

Acting as the client representative on HSE Coordinating and monitoring all Occupational Health, Safety and Environment activities to ensure agreed Safety and loss prevention standards are fully implemented and properly followed. HSE matters for coordinating and conducting/undertaking daily/weekly HSE inspections ensuring follow-up and rectification of detected irregularities.

Review the contract documents for each Construction Package in respect of Safety requirements and procedures and advise the Construction Manager / Consultant of any deficiency. Reviewing the HSE manual and all Health, Safety, and Environment related documentation, including a risk assessment, work permit procedures and Safety equipment requisitions to ensure compliance with established standards. Evaluation of consultant and contractors Health and Safety performance. Assisting in the preparation of the client’s specific HSE operating procedures to ensure contract obligations are met. Assisting in the Investigating incidents and Near Miss incidents to consultant/contractor. Conducting regular internal audits of Fire safety audit, Health, safety, and environment audit and Welfare audit to ensure compliance with procedures.

Continually improving Health and Safety implementation across the project by providing direction and guidance to consultant, main contractor’s and Health and Safety employees.

Review and advice the Project Director/Manager on site Safety organizations and key personnel CV's as submitted by the Contractors. Review Safety Procedures as submitted by the Contractors and ensure implementation is in compliance with Contract requirements. Prepare Project base monthly and yearly HSE Statistics and review the trend analysis. Prepare Company HSE Statistics for monthly and yearly; and review the trend analysis. Advise the company (VP) Prepare Company HSE statistics for tender.

Non-exhaustive list of Managed Projects:

National Museum of Qatar

Research and Development Complex Project-Qatar Foundation, Education City North Gate Mall

Four Residential Towers at Porto Arabia-The Pearl (PA2B,8A,10B&16A) Banana Island Project

Al Waab Mall

Qatar Silhouette Tower Intercontential Hotel and Conference Centre (57 Floors) Shemoukh Twin Tower

Five Residential Towers at Viva Bahriya-The Pearl Qatar (VB-3,4,5,11&17) West Bay Lagoon Plaza (35 Floors)

Bin Samik Tower

Twin Palm Tower (57 Floors)

Grand Hyatt Hotel

Qatar Navigation Tower (52 Floors)

Al Bidda Tower (43 Floors)

Hamad Medical Complex/Asian Games Athletes’ Village, Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Agriculture, Doha, Qatar Private Beach Villa

American School of Doha

Toyo Engineering India Limited, Mumbai, India

Safety Engineer

January 2007-March 2007

Haldia petrochemical (Revamping of Cracker Unit, Installation of RPG, HPG, BENZENE, CBFS storage tank, heat exchanger unit, modification works in a distillation column, etc.) site, West Bengal. I was responsible to coordinate with the HPL Safety Section, Prepare Risk Assessment. Formulate Health and Safety Plan. Arrange Training for staff. Maintain audit records.


Hyder Consulting Middle East Limited, Dubai, UAE November 2006 – December 2006 Health, Safety and Environment Adviser

Project: City of Arabia-Roads and Infrastructure

Develop and maintain appropriate HSE programmers detailing how they intend to manage HSE on their site in line with the requirement of the general condition of the construction contract, DM CCSP&ER & UAE Federal Health, Safety & Environmental Law, Ministerial Orders. Ensure that their personnel and those of the Contractor/Subcontractors on-site adhere to the HSE Regulations of their projects at all the times and play a proactive role in reporting and eliminating hazards on site. Ensure that the project site office is equipped with sufficient and suitable welfare, firefighting & first aid Facilities necessary to verify a Healthy and safe working Environment for all employees/staff working on their projects. Carry out scheduled and unscheduled HSE audits and inspections and reports to the project management team on any identified non- conformances for necessary action.

Oversee/supervise the conduct of the Engineers and contractors HSE and construction personnel. Emirates Trading Agencies Dubai, U.A.E

Safety Engineer

July 2004 – November 2006

Developing and managing HSE audits, establishing/updating/maintaining policies, standards, procedures, and aspirations so as to prevent harm to people, Environment, and assets, maintaining OSHAS records. Carry out scheduled and unscheduled HSE audits and inspections and reports to the project management team on any identified non- conformances for necessary action and correction by the violating party. Record and follow up on any noted Safety hazards and non-conformances to HSE regulation and parties having jurisdiction. Review and approve the Contractors HSE documents, submittals, drawings, etc. to verify their suitability, adequacy, and conformance. Measure the HSE performance of the Engineers and Contractors and advise on the action necessary for improvement. Continuously monitor the HSE performance of the contractors and periodically appraise its effectiveness and simultaneously making sure that any HSE non-conformances are rectified in a timely manner and appropriate proactive controls are maintained in place at all times.

List of projects handled in UAE:

Dubai Air Port Free Zone (DAFZA) 2B+G+8 Office Building (Dubai Civil Aviation) DIFC Liberty House G+44 & car park Project, Dubai (ETA STAR) Sheikh Ahmed Tower, G+33 & Car park G+9 on Sheikh Zayed Road (H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum) Footpaths in Al Wasl area Dubai (Dubai Municipality) 132/11Kv Substation Project, Dubai (DEWA)

Aquachem Enviro engineers Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India. Jr. Engineer (Environment & Safety)

Conduct Tool Box Talk meetings. Checking of lifting tools, tackles, power tools etc. August 2002 - June 2004

Determination & Evaluation of potential Hazard. Eliminating the unsafe locations by making the Job Safety Analysis Erection & Commissioning of wastewater Treatment Plants (ETP) EIA studies/SOP documentation & performance evaluation/ troubleshooting of wastewater treatment plants. Treatability studies & Feasibility report preparation of industries like Chemical, Petrochemical, Dyes, and Pesticides etc. Conducting firefighting and prevention training. Conducting a plant inspection, conducting training for supervisor & workers. Active participating in areas of industrial safety includes conducting hazard analysis like job safety analysis, Conducting weekly safety inspections & audit at site; Mock drill on firefighting or other emergencies, conducting occupational disease prevention program, inspection checklist, writing the work permit for hot work/vessel entry/confined space / Radiography, safety promotional activities. Mahabal Enviro Engineers & Consultant Pvt. Ltd. Thane, India. Environmental Officer

Water, Air, Noise pollution monitoring, Erection, Commissioning, Operation & Maintenance of treatment plants. June 2001 – July 2002

Water: Analysis of water and wastewater of various pollution parameters like pH, TSS, TDS, COD, BOD, Oil & Grease, Hardness, Sulphates, Chlorides, and other specific parameters etc.

Air: Stack Monitoring: Monitoring gaseous pollutants in emissions from stationary sources such as Boilers Chimneys, Process outlets, Scrubber outlets. The physical parameter such as exit Velocity, Temp. & Flow of air emissions, total particulate matter using ISO- kinetic sampling technique. Analysis of gaseous contaminants like SO2, SO3, NOX, Cl2, HCL, NH3. Ambient Monitoring: Monitoring enclosed environment, Monitoring of fugitive emissions. Determination of gaseous pollution level, Suspended Particulate Matter.

Noise: Field Studies and Surveys: Measurement and evaluation of meteorological data Temperature, Humidity, Wind Direction and Speed, Rainfall, Dust fall. Estimation of Dispersion of gaseous releasing using Gaussions model. Pollution load assessment at the factory site,

Environmental impact studies and Environmental Impact Assessment. 3


University of Petroleum Energy Studies, Dehradun, India Master of Technology (M.Tech.)

Master of Technology in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education, Mumbai India Post Graduate Diploma

Advance Diploma in Fire Safety Engineering

Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education, Mumbai India Post Graduate Diploma

Advance Diploma in Industrial Safety

Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Master in Environment Management (M.E.M)

Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (Honours)

Jan 2014- Jun2016

Jun 2014- April 2015

Jun 2003- May 2004

Jun 1999-May 2001

Jun 1995- May 1999


International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health



April 2006

OSHA #500 Trainer, USA (ID No. C-0062492)

United State Department of Labor

December 2011

OHSAS-18001 Lead Auditor (Cert. No. OSH/QA/5955)


February 2011

ISO-14001:2004 Lead Auditor (Cert. No. 13-5182)


February 2013

ISO-9001:2008 Lead Auditor (Cert. No. 13-2031)


February 2013


Graduate Member of IOSH, UK (Membership. No.126095) MIIRSM Member of IIRSM, UK (Membership No.206971)

ASSE Member, USA (Membership No. 10054248)

National Safety Council, Mumbai, India- (Membership No. LM-MH-440)

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