Rino Varghese, CMIOSH
HSE Manager QHSE Management System Administrator Traffic
Chartered Member- IOSH
April 15, 1987
Passionate, dedicated and successful IOSH Chartered HSE practitioner with 10+ years of proven rapport and diverse experience in managing all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental activities for major projects in Roads, Infrastructure, Oil and Gas, High rise buildings, MEP and Manufacturing. Having expert knowledge and hand on experience in developing and administering tailored Health and Safety and Environmental Management Systems for organizations in line with ISO 45001, ISO 14001and OHSAS 18001management systems. I have directly contributed to the development and administration of HSE IMS for BCC office and projects across Qatar. Proficient in Work Zone safety and Temporary Traffic Management with active participation and coordination in all stages from design to installation and decommissioning of several TTM systems for A Ring Road, Lusail Expressway, Al- Khor Expressway and several other major road projects in Qatar Completed bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2009, NEBOSH International Diploma in OH&S in 2012 and through continuous professional development programme I have become a highly adaptable professional with strong technical analytical and troubleshooting skills with the ability to deliver solutions with the optimal use of resources. These experience are further enhanced by exceptional interpersonal skills, dynamic self-starter approach and a pragmatic approach to work.
Project HSE Management Policy development Objectives and targets
OH&S Management System Environmental MS Quality MS
Road Safety and WZTM Risk Management HSE Trainings
HSE Budgeting Auditing -OHSMS, EMS Legal Compliance
Accident Investigation Contractor Management PTW Administration
Welfare Management Emergency Preparedness and Response Management Transferable Skills
Leadership Team Management Delegation
Problem Solving Employees Development Communication
Information Technology Presentation Skills
1. HSE Manager, Boom Construction Company
Nov 2012 to date Doha, Qatar
Projects Handled Position Client Work Scope Value
1. A Ring Road Development Project HSE Manager Ashghal (PWA) Road and Utilities 450+ Million 2. Lusail Expressway Project HSE Manager Ashghal (PWA) Road Works 750+ Million 3. Al Khor Expressway Project HSE Manager Ashghal (PWA) Ashghal (PWA) 180+ Million 4. Semiasma Palace Road Project Lead HSE Engineer Ashghal (PWA) Road and Utilities 112+ Million 5. Extension of Water Distribution Network Lead HSE Engineer Kahramaa (KM) Utilities 500+ Million Key Responsibilities
Focal point for all HSE and Traffic Management related issues concerning the projects handled.
Responsible for HSE and Traffic Management staff allocated for the projects managed
Advisory to HSE staff reporting and ensure their continuous professional development
Administration of project HSE Plan and contractual HSE requirements.
Assist Corp. HSE Manager in HSE personal selection.
Develop HSE MS and Operational Procedures at corporate level and oversee its implementation.
Lead Auditor for Integrated HSEMS for BCC Projects and facilities
Advice and coordinate on applicable external permit requirements related to HSE
Coordinate in planning, designing and implementation of traffic management systems
Implement and monitor HSE IMS based on ISO 45001/2018 and ISO 14001/2015 standard
Support project director in HSE budgeting
Act as high level advisory to project management on Health Safety and Environmental Management at project level.
Contribute to HS&E policy development; setting up HSE objectives and targets; evaluate performance
Promoting a positive health and safety culture and secure ownership and accountability.
Ensure legal and contractual compliance and regularly update and monitor compliance with statutory requirements
Report HSE performance to top management and corporate HSE Manager
Identify, Plan and Facilitate HSE trainings applicable for the project (both internal and external)
Develop competency matrix, training materials
Conduct risk assessments and hazard analysis for systems, task and facility and suggest suitable control measures.
Develop/ review Method statements, Risk Assessments, Job Hazard Analysis and other HSE documents
Develop and revising HSE Plans, system procedures, operational control procedures and other quality improvement measures.
Custodian of project permit to work system and ensure its effective implementation and compliance.
Liaising with stakeholder’s on HSE related matters
Develop project specific HSE communication system to ensure effective two way communication of information across all levels; both internal and external
Conduct HSE meetings with top management, client, contractors
Organise HSE committee and conduct meetings ensuring employee participation and consultation at all levels
Organise and conduct health and safety campaigns, HSE promotional activities, seminars improve HSE awareness
Carry out focus inspections and loss prevention inspections
Carry out Road safety audit and traffic management inspections
Checking and reviewing of competency certificates, Inspection and test certification, calibration certificates.
Ensure supervision and coordination of contractors to achieve the Project Overall Safety goal and recommend changes appropriate solutions as necessary.
Conduct Pre-operational risk measurements on new sites and design risk mitigation measures.
Supervise the regular inspection of firefighting, safety and emergency response equipment’s.
Ensure that operations employees, contractors and site visitors receive HSE inductions.
Responsible for preparing written weekly and monthly HSE report, statistics and presentations to HSE performance.
Construction, Specifications and Environment Hazard assessments through Method Statements.
Responsible for internal and external incident reporting and manage sensitive information.
Investigate incidents, carry out cause analysis and develop action plan to prevent recurrence.
Develop emergency procedures and specific emergency plans based on the risk that potentially impact the business.
Conduct procedural audits and IMS audits as company Audit Plan
Management and minimize Waste generated based on sustainability principle Achievements
Become Chartered member of IOSH- September 2019
Completed 3 million man-hours without lost time injury in A Ring Road Project 2017- Ongoing project
Contributed to the development and implementation of HSE IMS System in Boom Offices and Projects- (Jul 2019)
Completed 5 million man-hours without lost time injury in Lusail Expressway Project in (Feb 2018)
Developed Permit to Work system for BCC Projects (2016)
Received certificate of appreciation from HDEC for exceptional performance (2016)
Received certificate of appreciation from CEO, BCC for exceptional performance (2015)
Received Best subcontractor Award from main contractor for exceptional HSE Performance (2015 and 2016) 2. HSE Engineer, Emirates Technical Associates
Aug 2010 to Oct 2012 United Arab Emirates
Projects Handled Position Client Specialisation
1. CNIA Project, Buhasa HSE Engineer ADCO, Oil and Gas 2. Land Mark Tower Project, Abu Dhabi HSE Engineer The Department of the Presidential Affairs High Rise Building 3. Duct Work Shop, Abu Dhabi HSE Engineer Company Owned Manufacturing 4. CARS, all Emirate states HSE Engineer Company Owned Workshop Network Key Responsibilities
Implement and monitor OHSAS 18001/2007 and ISO 14001/2004 standard, including corrective and preventive measures.
Advise supervisory staff to comply safety requirement at site.
Carry out regular site visits for safety and loss prevention inspections
Report HSE performance to top management and corporate HSE Manager
Develop training presentations and its communication
Inspection of all work places daily to ensure safe work methods are in practice, health and safety requirements are being complied and adequate welfare arrangements are in place
Investigate all incidents, near misses, determining the cause and recommend means of preventing recurrence and communicate lesson learned
Conducting training for emergency response procedures. (Fire drill, rescue drill etc.)
Interacting with management and advising them on the ways to improve existing work methods.
Legal and contractual requirements affecting safety, health and welfare.
Hazard identification and risk management to prevent injury of personal, damage to plant and equipment’s.
Device controls to prevent any kind of incident/ accident like fire, falling from height etc.
Identify Potential hazards on site and precautions required to eliminate them.
Liaising with client and consultant on all safety related matters.
Attending job progress meeting and reporting on job safety performance.
Monitor and assert effective Implementation of loss prevention policy and programs.
Implementing and reviewing hazard identification techniques and hazard identification plan (hip) for the execution / elimination of perpetual hazard.
Preparing HSE risk assessments of the systems, task and facility, this includes locations, equipment as well as task hazard analysis and conducting to the concern employees and suggesting suitable control measures.
Promoting a positive health and safety culture and securing effective implementation of health and safety policy.
Conduct HSE Audits to ensure compliance with the HSE Management System requirements
Making sure that permit to work system is in place and being complied with its requirements.
Making sure that periodical inspection of vehicle, equipment’s, machineries and tools are being conducted by the competent personnel.
Assist in preparing emergency plans based on the risk that potentially impact the business. Exercise to verify the effectiveness of such plans.
To inculcate the spirit of safety among workers by launching safety campaigns in the form of observing safety week and through other audio-video aids including arranging contests, talk and seminars on safety.
To keep in readiness firefighting squad, medical support and first aid.
Assist for Pre-Commissioning and Commissioning activities. Achievements
Successfully completed Nebosh International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety - 2012
Contributed to the implementation of HSE IMS system for ETA MnE Projects and Duct Workshop- 2011- 2012
Completed 2 million man-hours without lost time injury in Landmark Tower Project - 2012 3. Safety Engineer, Model Buckets & Attachments Ltd. Aug 2009 to May 2010 Goa, India
Provided quality training and Toolbox Talks in all aspects of safety requirements.
Developed the programs in a variety of formats ranging from daily checklist of hazardous materials, checklist of personal protective equipment (PPE), sit inspection, lifting equipment and technology demonstrations.
Carryout daily safety inspection.
Compile Health & Safety weekly/monthly reports.
Near Miss, Incident and Accident reporting and Investigation.
Ensuring proper PPE at site.
Ensuring safety precaution during hot work
Safety of Personnel and equipments, environmental protection and occupational health.
Creating safety awareness among the workers.
Inspection of materials storage.
Conducted the periodic health and safety inspections. Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Mahatma Gandhi University 2009 Kerala, India
International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety NEBOSH 2012 Leicester, UK
Pre Engineering- Physical Sciences and Mathematics Directorate of Higher Secondary Education 2005 Kerala, India Professional Certification and Trainings
Chartered Member of IOSH 2019
EMS ISO 14001:2015 EMS Lead Auditor 2019
OHSMS ISO 45001:2018 OH&S MS Lead Auditor 2018
OHSAS 18001-2007 Lead Auditor 2012
QMS ISO 9001-2008 Lead Auditor Certificate 2014
International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety 2010 IOSH Managing Safely Certificate 2009
Work Zone Traffic Management 2013
Appointed Person, Lifting Operations 2015
Advanced First Aid And CPR Training 2014
Confined Space Awareness And Rescue 2014
Hazard Identification And Risk Assessment 2012
Accident Investigation And Root Cause Analysis 2011 NFPA Basic Fire Warden 2010
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