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Safety Manager/Specialist

Fereej Ibn Dirhem, Qatar
July 29, 2020

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Performance-driven Certified Safety Professional and a chartered member of IOSH with 15 years of experience in managing all aspects of occupational health safety and environmental management system for small and large-scale high-value projects, highly experience in managing HSE activities for large and medium scale infrastructure project, such as high rise building including residential and commercial, Pumping station, Road work, Micro tunneling, MEP work, Substation installation, Underground work, FIFA world Cup, Flood prevention scheme program and drilling operation, such as deep well drilling and well completion, pumping/injection test and wellhead installation. Highly skilled planner with proven success in developing, implementing and reviewing HSE plan, policy and procedure which is suitable and sufficient for the business. Work experience with major client such as Kahramaa, Ashghal (PWA) and Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy. Proficient in resolving any kinds of issues encountered during the implementation of plans and procedures, thorough knowledge of HSE legislation, best industry practices, Qatar construction specification (QCS) and international standard.


Well experience in project management consulting and contracting work with successful experience in developing and implementing sound health safety and environmental management system to improve the overall project performance. Strong expertise in safety management system within a large construction and drilling projects. Ensuring expectations are consistently met or exceed the standards set by the organization and its clients, highly knowledgeable in regulatory compliance, such as (QCS) and international standard regulations while creating plans to improves efficiency, reduce cost and meet all organisation objectives.

Good knowledge and well versed in HSE policy development and implementation with outstanding ability to proactively identify hazards and implement risk mitigation strategies in accordance with the statutory regulations and procedures. A good communicator with excellent leadership capabilities within the management and multi-cultural workforce. Proven experience of working overseas and adapting to a wide range of nationalities and assuring implementation of approved HSE plan, meeting with people of all levels to build awareness and improve compliance and safety culture throughout the project or the organization.

Academic Qualification:

Bachelor of Tech in Food Science and Technology (Federal University of Technology, Akure)

Professional Training Certificates

Certified Safety Professional Certificate (BCSP, License No: 24443)

Associate Safety Professional Certificate (BCSP, License No: 30655)

BSC Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (Unit 1 remain)

NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC)

OSHA 30-hours construction industry

OHSAS 18001: 2007 Lead Auditor

Practical first aid/CPR training (DISS & Venture Gulf Training Center)

Firefighting training (DISS)

Hydrogen Sulfide Safety (U.S. Onshore oil & Version)

Computer skills: MS-Office, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint, Access & Outlook

Professional Membership:

Member of Board of Certified Safety Professional

Chartered member of Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Experience Record

Schlumberger: 2016 – Present

Position: Segment Safety Manager reporting to Project Manager

Project: rehabilitation of existing wells and construction of additional new wells in northern part of Qatar (Kahramaa project), drilling and completion of deep recharge system at various FIFA World Cup (SC project), flood prevention schemes (FPS project) and Ashghal project (package 1 & 2), on-call basis drilling, installation of wells, water sampling analysis and reporting, and construction of additional 10 deep injection wells in various areas in Qatar.

Responsible for management of environmental health and safety across all the drilling sites with the assistance of safety officers. I also plan and supervises the day to day activities of operational safety services to ensure that personnel and contractors adhere to the corporate’s safety rules and regulations and safe work practices.

Ensuring that during all phases of operation attention is paid to safe systems of work by carrying out regular inspections in all operational areas and provides the necessary advice and assistance to reduce accidents and potential loses.

Prepare, implement, and modify as required, project risk assessment, wherein all project related hazards are identified, adequately controlled, and monitored to reduce risk to employees, contractors, and members of the public.

Conduct plan and non-plan HSE compliance monitoring inspection of all the drilling sites to determine HSE gaps and facilitate timely closure of identified gaps.

Lead advisor on any incident investigation, including conducting effective and pertinent investigation analysis, reporting on the incident as per company standards, proposing and following up on corrective and preventive actions.

Qatar Design Consortiums (2015 – 2016)

Position: Safety Engineer reporting to project Manager

Project Management & Supervision for the construction of Kahramaa Central Workshop

The project consists of hard and soft landscaping, service, training and workshop buildings, mosque and other ancillary structures, such as guard houses and first aid buildings, car park, boundary wall and associated infrastructure services. Performed Safety Engineer role for PMC.

Direct and coordinate strategic planning, organization, and execution of the HSE including client relations, risk mitigation strategies, site audits, regulatory compliance, incident investigations, external committee involvement, subcontractor pre-qualifications and training

Administer and review safety performance as well as assess health and safety training requirements to achieve competency at all levels.

Coach, challenge, and support staff to identify and manage HSE risks; achieve continuous improvement in performance.

Lead technical areas of HSE to identify and integrate best industry practice to drive continuous improvement.

Schedule and conduct regular safety audits and inspections and follow up to ensure implementation of required preventive/correction measures.

Review and approve of method statements submitted by the contractor.

Organize regular HSE coaching programs to build safety awareness and improve compliance among employees and contractor personnel.

Coordinate with client representative for the improvement of OHSE management at the site

Qatar Design Consortiums (2013 – 2015)

Position: Safety Supervisor reporting to HSE Manager

Project Supervision for the construction of Sheraton Car Park

The project consists of soft and hard landscaping, children’s play area, two sunken grades with adjacent restaurants, underground four-level parking, underground tunnel link to Doha Convention Center and tower and 66KV substation. Performed Safety Supervisor role for the detailed design and supervision consultant.

Coordinating and monitoring all health, safety and environmental activities to ensure agreed safety and loss prevention standards are fully implemented and properly followed.

Provide guidance to contractor’s HSE personnel, provide advice and counsel to management and other employee groups on a broad range of occupational health, safety and environmental issues.

Monitoring the performance of safety personnel on site to improve their safety knowledge as well as their risk management skills such as prioritizing the identification and rectification of hazards based on sound risk management decision making.

Ensuring that HSE plan is adhered to by the contractor and their sub-contractors

Review HSE management plan, contract documents, environmental management plans and other contract related documents.

Conduct internal audits against company standard and provide corrective actions, ensure the development of work instructions as well as training matrix are adequately implemented.

Provide recommendations and assistance to the management with incident investigations and ensure environmental conditions are monitored as well as compliance with safe working procedure.

Qatar Boom Engineering (2011 – 2012)

Position: Project Safety Manager reporting to Project Manager

Project: Construction of 128 low-rise residential buildings – Barwa city

The project is set within approximately 2.7 million m area with a built-up area of 1.3 million square meter located at Mesaimeer opposite Barwa Commercial Avenue. The project consists of 128 residential buildings, 17 commercial and amenities buildings, two utility compounds with 20 structures and plants, 28 electrical substations, 28.8 km of interior roads, 228 km of irrigation piping, 22 km of potable water network piping, 280 km of electrical power cables and 21 km of chilled water network piping.

I am responsible for the HSE protection and compliance of project personnel; this includes the management of engineering teams and sub-contractors engaged in major civil and fabrication works, steel erection, transportation and crane operations; in addition to the daily monitoring of work practices of company and subcontractors to ensure compliance to local laws and requirements. I also responsible for continually assessing and reviewing HSE management system to ensure its compliance with client requirements and company objectives, identification of key performance indicators, trends and appropriate corrective actions through periodic project reviews and providing opportunities for measuring and assessing performance.

Additional responsibilities include the delivery of a wide range of ES&H training for personnel, leading and participating in accident investigations, delivery of status and performance reports and actively engaged in the project initiatives in support of the Project Target Zero Accident Program and Philosophy, including the behavior-based safety and safety task analysis risk reduction talk programs.

Plan and implement programs to train employees in safe operating procedures, ergonomics, fire prevention, safe handling of chemicals and other materials.

Lead the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperate in the preparation of materials for investigation, coordinate emergency response procedures with others on security practices.

Directed organization safety programs to protect employees and the company against harm and maintain safe working conditions.

Sudit Oils and Chemicals (Slabmark Nig Ltd) (2011 – 2007)

Position: Safety Officer reporting to Plant Manager

The factory consists of the following units; Vegetable Oil Mills, Refinery, Crushing Plant, Solvent Extraction Plant and Degumming Plant. The plant achieved zero Lost Time Injury.

Ensure that during all phases of operation attention is paid to safe systems of work by carrying out regular inspections in all operational areas and provides the necessary advice and assistance to reduce accidents and potential loses.

Plans and supervises the day to day activities of operational safety services to ensure that personnel and contractors adhere to the company's safety rules and regulations and safe work practices.

Identifies hazards and their effect in relation to area of responsibilities and implements the departmental objectives.

Carry out risk assessments to ensure that standards and legal requirements were consistent with the international & national standards requirements

Assist in training of staff and contract personnel involved in the operational activities.

Undertakes and coordinates investigations of incidents and assist in investigation of major incidents, and respond to operational related emergencies and give advice as required.

Enforce compliance to HAZOP procedures and standard in new and existing plant design

Maintain an effective system of joint consultation between staff and management on health safety and environmental issues

RATCON Construction Company, Nigeria (2005 – 2006)

Position: Safety Officer reporting to Safety Manager

Project: Reconstruction and upgrade of Lagos–Ibadan express road

The project involved reconstruction and upgrade of Lagos–Ibadan express road. The project consists of 5 packages which include Infrastructure, Road Works & Landscape, Bulk Earthworks, Power Substations, and Sewage Treatment Plants. I was able to assist the company and executing team in achieving HSE expectations and targets.

Ensuring company HSE policies and procedures are implemented consistently and effectively and compliance adhered to by all employees.

Promote safe working practices throughout the stage of the project activities to all levels of personnel.

Conduct detailed risk assessment, job safety analysis and issue permit to work.

Investigate accidents, analyzing trends in accidents, incidences and near misses and initiate preventive measures

Monitored and reviewed project objectives/key performance indicators in accordance with company HSE policy.

Ensured that all staff complies with the company HSE policy, guidelines and standards.

Involved in creating emergency response plan and drills


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