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HSE Audit & Process Control Safety Planning & Analysis Health &

Lagos, Nigeria
October 22, 2018

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Onahwosa Joseph Omovigho

Delta-state, Nigeria +234**********

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HSE Supervisor

Result-oriented professional with onshore/offshore experience implementing health, safety, and environmental programmes within oil and gas industry. Proven success spearheading HSE venture son-time, upgrading NLNG, stream lining construction and engineering operations, and commissioning of gas installation. Adept at conducting risk assessments, enforcing HSE policies, training employees, and investigating workplace incidents. Proven ability to create cost-effective and cutting-edge designs that met project and product specifications.

Areas of Expertise

HSE Audit & Process Control

Safety Planning & Analysis

Health & Safety Guidelines

Value Engineering

Budgeting & Costing

Stakeholder Communication

Process Improvements

Site Supervision

Hazardous Material Management

Risk Identification & Mitigation

Staff Training & Development

Incident Investigation

Professional Experience


HSSE Supervisor/Foreman/HSES Senior Safety Officer/HSE Supervisor/Senior HSE Officer

Devised and implemented HSE strategies to accomplish bottom - line results. Administered HSE awareness and skills programmes, recommended ground-breaking ways to fix unsafe structures, and mitigated safety risks while conducting study on buildings, equipment procedures, and accidents records .Carried out unsafe act auditing and fire drill, advised management on hazardous conditions noted, approved and generated project specific SIMOPS progression initiatives. Facilitated cross-and self-learning, oversaw HSE critical activities, and inspected UA/UC and drilling work.

Key Projects:


NGHI SON Refinery and Petrochemical Project,


HSSE Supervisor October, 2015 – January, 2017

Budget: $9billion: Team Size: 5000

Delivered expert HSE opinion to project team members, identified and mitigated overall risks form work site, and leveraged control tools including JSA, PTW, LOTO, and CONFINED SPACE ENTRY.

Minimised errors from work stream by reviewing documents related to site construction, commissioning and start- up phrase as per contract requirements and organisation guidelines.

Improved operational efficiency of safety hazard hunting team during build-up of LPG storage liquefied gas and oil tanks while promptly incident reporting to the higher management.


Samsung Heavy Industries

Egina Onshore/Offshore Project,

Ladol Lagos, Nigeria.

HSSE Foreman February 2015 – August 2015

Budget:$16billion Team Size:1,400

Established and implemented the best H&S administrative support system, eliminated unsafe practices and conditions, applied transportation structure, and saved employees from danger and injury.

Organised meetings with customers and gained appropriate work permit form clients.



Boroko NCD, Papua New Guinea

HSES Senior Safety Officer. September 2012 – January 2014

Budget: $19billion Team Size: 2,500

Briefed workers before any day job begins, highlighted hazards, and adopted necessary precautions.

Ensured that executed medevac and emergency processes and utilised appropriate tools.


Total OML-58 Operations and Security Camp Construction

(An NNPC-TOTAL Joint Venture)

HSE Supervisor January 2011 – August 2012

Budget:$5.7billion Team Size:3000

Meet overall LOTO requirements, streamlined isolation boundaries and potentially hazardous operations, and managed effectively conflicting and construction activities within SIMOPS restricted areas.

Co-ordinated with sub-contractor for permitting work system such as excavation, hot work, electrical de-energisation, heavy critical lift, and man basket etc.

Directed PTW procedure from application to suspension of permit, updated excel database, disseminated results to SHES Manager

Identified need for skills improvement and conducted regularly training sessions that enhanced efficiency.

Developed and applied an incident and injury free (IIF) culture during life-time of high-growth project.


West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP)

HSE Supervisor (Specialist) April 2009 – November 2010

Budget:$20billion Team Size: 4,000

Improved safety awareness among site workers by monitoring staff’s actions and enabling self-check.

Reduced project down time by conducting personnel, equipment, and camp HSE pre-mob inspection.

Used innovative techniques to manage projects’ HEMP deliverables such as HAZOP, HAZID, and EIA.

Capitalised development opportunities and created HSE plan for pipeline construction venture.


Excravos Gas to Liquid (EGTL) Project

(An NNPC-CHEVRON Nigerian Ltd)

Senior HSE Officer March 2007 – February 2009

Budget: $10billion Team Size: 6,000

Chaired safety meetings with clients, produced journey management procedure, and maintained HSE statistics and man-hour accumulations.

Monitored first aid processes, conducted site inspections, obtained PTW permit to work for routine, non-routine, and newly introduced work.

Organised daily tool box meeting and applied safety and operational instructions through notice boards.

Accomplished set goals that led development of project HSE plan and carried out job safety analysis.


TSKJ Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas NLNG) Train 4, 5 & 6 Project

Bonny-Island, Rivers State

HSE Officer October 2004 – January 2007

Budget: $4.5billion Team Size: 3,000 each

Performing regular safety compliance inspections and audits of contractors to ensure implementation of safe working procedures and best practices, Ensuring Safety audits performed on a regular basis (monthly), feedback on audits results given to Construction Site Superintendent and Project Manager one day after audit performed.

Conducting and participating in safety training of project and contractor personnel as required.

Ensuring all safety legislation is adhered to and policies and practices are adopted.

Enforcing, controlling waste management procedure and strictly implementation of best housekeeping for the job site.


TSKJ Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Train 4 Project

Bonny-Island, Rivers State

Mechanical Filter Inspector Technician February 2002 – August 2004

Budget: $4.2billion Team Size: 2,500

Managed installation of pumps, motors, manual and control valves and, turbine filters, ensuring they are properly installed and conformed to set safety standards

Oversaw pressure testing operations on vessels and heat exchangers and inspected for cracks and misalignments.


DEC Oil & Gas Services under (SPDC) Project

Bonny-Island Rivers State

HSE Inspector April 1999 – November 2001

Budget: $2.4 billion Team Size: 1,800

Planned and controlled Permit -To-Work and other procedures as required by SPDC.

Prepared HSE plan for Pipeline construction project. Stayed abreast of requirements of Risk Assessment (HEMP).

Performed personnel, equipment and camp HSE pre-mob inspection prior to commencement of Pipeline construction activities and also inspection and audits, UA/UC, drills. These mitigate downtime on the project.

Effectively communicated HSE policies and strategies objectives to all team members.

Education & Credentials

Bachelor of Science inMicrobiology

University of Calabar, Cross Rivers-state

International General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health Managing Safely Certificate, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health Occupational Safety & Health Administration Environmental Management Training Course Spill Response Awareness Training Course Scaffolding Awareness Training Course Commissioning Permit to Work Course Excavation Safety Training Course NLNG Plant Induction Training Course Total Safety Task Instruction Training Course Quality Management Induction Course First Aid Training Course Supervisory Skill Course Grating Removal/Hole Watch Awareness Training Course Compressed Gas Handling/Oxy-fuel Awareness Training Course Fire Fighting and Prevention Certification Course Total Safety Task Observation Training Course Shaping & Incident Free Environment Safe Incident & Injury Free (IIF), Train the Trainer Course HSE Competence – Level 3 – Nigerian Institute of Safety Professional Authorized Gas Tester – Awareness Training – CJJV OPCO Training

Professional Affiliation: Graduate Member: Nigerian Institute of Safety

Technical Proficiencies: Microsoft Offices: Word, Excel ANDSOME Power point AutoCAD Applications

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