The Risk Management Tool Box Blog

Using Procedures to Reduce Risk in Shale Gas

Graham Marshall - Thursday, January 19, 2017

The anti-shale gas extremists in the UK and elsewhere like to promote the notion that the Shale Gas industry is unregulated and out of control.

In reality, of course, nothing could be further from the truth.

Like all long-term established industries - remember - Shale Gas and Oil has been around since the 1940s; the industry uses a range of standard and accepted techniques to reduce risk to a level as low as reasonably practicable and in line with Government Regulations and community demands.

One area of control that is standard in the Shale Gas sector relates to the use of written Procedures.

Procedures not only show workers how to undertake given tasks in a safe manner; they also help to demonstrate HOW any company is complying with the Health, Safety and Environmental legislation.

Here are just some examples of the massive range of Procedures, Guidelines and Standard Work Practices that are used to manage and minimize risk within the shale gas sector.




Recent Posts


Tags

Farm safety Drilling Radiation Sources Bio-hazards Call Centers APPEA WorkSafe WA Safety "one per-center's" Procedures Nautronix Aviation Safety OSHA Sakhalin Energy Kellogg Joint Venture Newfield Safety Information Posters Safe Operating Procedure (SOP) NOPSEMA MSDS PPE Working with explosives Coal Seam Gas Unconventional Gas Woodside Total IFAP Hospital Safety Occupational Overuse Syndrome Hydraulic Fracturing ("fracking") US OSHA Work in Confined Spaces Safety Conference Fire Prevention Safety Video Chevron Oil Spill Response Hierarchy of Safety Control Rosedale Abbey Unconventional Oil Thank God it's Friday ALARP Santos Walking Health Safety Culture Survey Safety Awards Job Safety Analysis Unconventional Hydrocarbons Save our Seafarers Campaign Hot work Supervision Road Transport Risk Management Marine Safety SPE HSE Innovation Award Incident Investigation WA Resources Safety Kinetic Energy Construction Safety Hazardous Substances Social Responsibility Safety Alert Safety Moment Shell Crane lifts WMC Resources Manual handling Emergency Response Risk Assessment Process Hazard Management Shale Gas Raspberry Ketones Scam Fatigue Management Rail Safety Procedure Training Course ENI Australia Manufacturing one per center Global Harmonized System Slips, trips and falls Customer Testimonial Ladder Safety Australian OSH Codes of Practice Excavations LOTO Mining NOPSA NORM Situational Awareness Behaviour-based Safety (BBS) Management of Change TK Shipping Psycho-social Hazards Toolbox talk Best bars in the oil patch Office Safety Railway Safety Workplace bullying Pollution prevention CSB Catostrophic Disaster BHP Billiton Water Corporation Energy Model of Hazards HSE Leadership OHS Law Hazard Spotting Electrical hazards Risk Tool Box Hess BP Salute to Our Hero's Working at height Contract Risk Management Hazard Awareness Safety Management Program Safety PowerPoint Presentation Nanotechnology Driving Safety Safe at Home UK HSE Isolation Control Natural Hazard

Archive

Blog / Terms of Use / Site Map / Disclaimer / Risk Management Tool Box 2009. All rights reserved. Web design by Luminosity. E-Commerce by JStores.