The Risk Management Tool Box Blog

Hazards on Big Construction Projects

Graham Marshall - Monday, January 31, 2011
The construction project for the LNG Plant at Prigorodnoye on Sakhalin Island in Russia was the biggest project of its type that I have worked on.

The project scale and the significance and size of the hazards associated with that project was simply amazing. 

Following on from last weeks blog and running over a few posts, I'll upload a few photographs that highlight the scale of work faced on the Russian Project.  It was a simply amazing experience and a great honour to work on the project.

Key hazards included:
  • Natural hazards (particularly low ambient temperature in winter and high temperature in summer);
  • Huge sources of kinetic energy including much movement potential in big equipment, pressurizefd equipment, road transportation, etc;
  • Biological hazards (particularly mozzies but also bears, HIV and Hep C virus, etc);
  • Psycho-social hazard associated with work crew being away from home for long periods;
  • Hazardous substances (many types); and
  • Electricity.

SEIC LNG Plant - A Very Big Construction Project

Natural hazard - very cold conditions


Kinetic Hazards - height potential and movement of equipment


{module_adrotator,1458}
{module_adrotator,1457}
Comments
Post has no comments.
Post a Comment




Captcha Image

Trackback Link
http://www.therisktoolboxshop.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=4103&PostID=103995&A=Trackback
Trackbacks
Post has no trackbacks.

Recent Posts


Tags

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

Archive

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