in the workplace: from Oil Platforms to Deep Well drilling
worldwide we can help you.
FROM in the workplace: from Oil Platforms to factories all around the world we
have the answer
From oil and gas platforms to factories in developing
countries, we build organisational security through recognition of "issues
and actions" for health, environment, safety and quality
A new solution to commercial sustainability is evolving.
Global awareness relating to the detrimental effects of poor relatedness to the issues of
health, environment, safety and quality (HESQ) in the work place, and a competitive economy is driving industry management to diligently address
these issues before they consume anticipated profits. HESQ issues are prime factors for impacting the security of all industrial
organisations. The commercial impact is two fold. The market forces that
reduce sales and corporate value due to lost credibility, and the consequences of catastrophic accidents and ensuing legal issues when
workers or society seek judicial retribution. However, there is a third factor not easily attributed to corporate profit that should be
considered. Improved performance can be gained by associating these care issues with process outcomes by enhancing the wisdom of an
organisation. This wisdom allows development of an organisation's creative and innovative skills, particularly where a team culture develops.
The issues of HESQ impact individual and organisational performance. Global news reports are illustrating that a holistic
attitude in the work place leads to positive innovation and creativity in an organisation and impacts bottom line profits. There are many examples
of the negative financial results through negligence, employee abuse towards regulatory and corporate best practises, and straight out theft
from the work place.
Whether improper power generation emissions lead to health hazards in developing countries, whether law suits over asbestos poisoning in
developed countries, or poor business practises are followed as recently highlighted by the failure of Enron, the consequences of ignoring best
practises in the work place are becoming well known.
Global competition and low inflation is the new policeman. Reduced profit
margins are making any over-investment or exploitation of a company or institution susceptible to financial collapse. This collapse impacts
society in many ways, including social security and personal
investments. Improper behaviour in the workplace, including bribery, inappropriate incentive payments and poor operating practises in relation
to the issues of health, environment, safety and quality (HESQ) has such a
significant impact on economic security, it leaves all companies and organisations with no choice but to facilitate a positive attitude into
their work place.
Strategies to manage the change of organisational behaviour are becoming well known. It requires that workers and communities relate to deeds. By
comparing planned vs actual performance and striving to achieve a zero loss
control business strategy around the issues of HESQ, the risks of financial
failure are greatly reduces. New technology opens the possibilities for using an evergreening, interactive multimedia database that allows for the
development of desired behaviour within the business. Strategies include:
* profiling employees to match issues with their culture
* building awareness of the issues that lead to loss control
* building a knowledge management and job analysis system to optimise
* incorporating an intrinsic reward system into the compensation plan
This creates a learning organisation where a team based culture provides sustainable profit security in industry.
The decision required by industrial managers for enhancing performance
through human development is one they may not familiar with. It requires the management of organisational behavioural change without adding to
bottom line corporate costs. This creates the need for a new strategic process that can assist managers to achieve new corporate performance in a
commercially sustainable way.
The industrial term for achieving this optimum working culture is Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM). This new culture relates to the
issues of meeting the stated standards for Health, Environment, Safety &
and Quality (workmanship).
The evidence for not complying is documented by companies who are going bankrupt due to violating best practises around attitudinal issues. Many
believe it will never happen to them. Examples of companies who do not initiate good safety and environmental practices in mines are
plentiful. They include:
* pollution from Iron ore ships in Northern Australia,
* lead mining pollution in Thailand,
* ocean pollution with cyanide by a gold mining company in Papua New Guinea
* oil industry accidents and spillages that had significant bottom line impacts due to loss of credibility and lower share prices, increased
insurance rates and legal suits. The recent Petrobras incident where a floating drilling and production platform sank in the early stages of its
production life joins many other high profile oil industry losses that distort the real value of the industry. It is also a time when deep well drilling will cause unprecedented environmental impacts due to the inefficiency of oil companies to plan ahead and be bale to work at such depths which would crush any submarine over 7000 meters etc.
This Brazilian rig went down off the
coast of Macae, 190 km (120 miles) northeast of Rio de Janeiro, taking
with it the bodies of nine oil workers trapped inside. The 40-storey
platform, which had about 9,500 barrels (1.5 million litres) of oil on
board, went down on Tuesday - five days after powerful blasts tore
through it, killing 10 workers.( see pic below ) Dimensions:
Rig 210m high (690ft)1.5m litres of oil on board Daily
production: 84,000 barrels of oil, 1.3m cubic metres of gas. In
operation for less than a year. Built in Italy, refitted in Canada. It
endangered species of seabird. "The oil will be at the mercy of
ocean currents as it rises to the surface". Petrobras said this would
help disperse the slick, inflicting minimal environmental damage.
Company officials say the quantity of oil involved is a fraction of
other disasters. But Petrobras has in the past played down the amount of
oil dumped in other spills? Petrobras says its fiscal 2001 earnings
could be hurt by as much as $450m because of the disaster on the
platform. The company's shares have lost 7.6% of their value since the
explosions. In addition to the costs of lost output, Petrobras now face
higher insurance costs.The sunken rig was insured for $500m and the
accident caused panic in the insurance market. The company face fines of
more than $70m for the oil and diesel leaking from the sunken structure,
apart from compensation payments to the families of dead crew members
and other related costs.
play down or cover up these
mishaps that affect people, land, animals & ecology. But sooner or later the
inevitable will happen------disaster and law suits & finally
bankruptcy. A heavy price to pay because one has lost track
societal collapse of standards and morality over the last three decades
or so. As a society we seem increasingly incapable of sitting in
judgment of each other." With the indictment and probable demise of
Arthur Andersen LLP, perhaps it's a good time to check up on standards
in the rest of society, in particular its supposedly high-minded
accountancy firms like Arthur Anderson going bust. Basically because
they have continued to remain using the old work strategies and allowing
vision expectations to become lax. The old phenomenon of patting each
other on the back for lucrative contracts living the high life that they think they are the best,
without any care of making sure they maintain proper Company etiquite
and adapting to a changed society. When a Company is on top they will just
continue to work as normal without a care in the world-- this is
dangerous as they never consider the following............
consisting of 4 main avenues: Health, Environment, Quality, and safety.
which eventually leads one to Intrinsic learning = wisdom and care.
PROFILING: Allowing us
to make a dossier of your employees to collate the information highway to provide
DEEDS: relating to the
improvement of your workers and awareness of the employees in relation
to their job, atitudes, attributes & environment but just as important knowing the
HAZARDS offering better
understanding of the safety standards & what your
employees are like and allowing you to be able to avoid disasters & future hazards that you and your company will be confronted with.
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enabling you and your company to have the most up to date comparisons
and information at your finger tips. We have the resources and the
expertise in this field. Each month we will provide you with valuable
information that your company can initiate within your corporate
structure or test to see yes it will work?
COMPANIES DO FACE BANKRUPTCY DUE TO MANAGEMENT GREED &
NEGLIGENCE. These companies have forgotten about the
simple factors facing their companies today. Gone are the days
of consultants axing employees to safeguard their shareholders
interests. Gone are the coverups that will come to life sooner
or later. This is no longer acceptable. The real problem these
companies face is Global Awareness. Don't
leave it until it is too late? Ask us for help as we are the
||Whats more we have our
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Health and Safety Management in the workplace
What is our Aim:
To minimise financial losses for companies through negligence
& avoiding unnecessary accidents, disasters and work related diseases, and
in turn create global awareness of health and safety in the work place &