Safety Leadership in the Oil and Gas Industry

Course Date

30 October - 3 November 2023
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25 - 29 December 2023
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Why Choose this Training Course?


Safety is a critical factor in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industries, but without excellent leadership and guidance, as well as adopting the right behaviours it will fail.  This training course has been specifically designed to equip Technical, Supervisory, Management and HSE professionals in the Oil and Gas sectors with the knowledge, skills and understanding to become effective Safety Leaders in this critical, high hazard industry. 


On this training course you will learn about utilising leadership and management techniques to control your work environment, influence others; identify and control risks and hazards, as well as create a climate and culture for improved safety using key behavioural safety coaching and techniques.  This training course is essential for those operating and working in high hazard and critical safety operations.


This training course will feature:


  • How to utilise management and leadership criteria to improve Safety Leadership

  • The key interpersonal and behavioural safety techniques to influence and improve overall safety

  • Risk and hazard analysis to prevent incidents and accidents, and the correct procedures to handling these

  • Help create, adapt and improve the safety climate and culture of the organisation


By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:


  • Recognize & understand the roles and responsibilities of Safety Leadership

  • Employ leadership and team working techniques to effectively manage safety on site

  • Apply behavioural safety techniques to improve communication and safety culture

  • Identify and determine critical risk identification and hazard analysis to prevent accidents and incidents

  • Identify the criteria to improve the safety climate and culture across the organisation


Who is this Training Course for?


  • Technical personnel

  • Engineering/Project/Process personnel

  • Supervisors

  • Team leaders

  • Safety personnel


Course Outline 


Day One: Safety Leadership: Roles and Responsibilities


  • Understanding safety critical operations and risks in the oil and gas industry

  • Defining a safety culture in a high hazard, process oil and gas industry

  • Safety Leadership v Safety Management

  • From Technical/Supervisory leader to a Safety Leader: skills and behaviours

  • Behavioural safety concepts and the impact on safety

  • Understanding ‘‘at risk’’ behaviours (violations and errors)



Day Two: Interpersonal Skills and Behavioural Safety Influence


  • Understanding your own and others behavioural styles

  • ABC model of behavioural change

  • Communication skills: questions and listening

  • Influencing and negotiating behaviours: skills and techniques

  • Situational awareness and human perception

  • Using advanced interpersonal skills to challenge unsafe behaviours or acts



Day Three: Leading Safety Performance through Teamwork & Coaching


  • Defining safety performance

  • Setting safety performance criteria and objectives

  • Teamwork: principles and factors

  • Motivational factors to influence safety

  • Safety Coaching in the process environment



Day Four: Controlling Risks and Accident Investigation


  • Defining hazard and risk

  • Critical safety hazards within the oil and gas industry

  • Risk Assessment: matrix formation

  • Control: permits, safe systems of work

  • Accident and incident investigation procedures

  • Conducting an accident and incident review meeting



Day Five: Safety Leadership and Developing a Safety Culture


  • Safety Leadership: the embodiment of safety in the organisation

  • Gaining support and buy-in from key stakeholders

  • Creating and continuing a safety climate and safety culture

  • Continuous safety leadership in the organisation: vision and delivery

  • Commitment to improving workplace safety

  • Next steps

United Kingdom

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