The Second International “Safety Case Symposium 2019” was enthusiastically greeted by delegates in a nearly packed NUS alumni auditorium on 26th & 27th March 2019. Nearly 250 managers, executives, university students, industrial specialist, Oil & Gas operators, educators, petrochemical specialist from across the globe attended the two day Symposium with its theme ‘Technologies, Methodologies, and Regulations’.
The Safety Case Symposium brought together an impressive line- up of speakers from 16 countries with Senior Executives from NUS, SIT, Shell, Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources of Indonesia, Risktec, Petrochemical of Singapore, Vanguard, HIMA,APSS, Emerson, Yokogawa, SUPCON, Exponent , Siemens, and speakers from world leading process safety management consultants TUV Rheinland.
The Symposium was opened by Vice President, Industrial Services, Asia Pacific, Ramesh Nadarajah. He spoke on the transformation within the industries and the new challenges ahead in Safety Case Regime and the need for collaboration between educational institutes, ministries and operators.
Steven Low, Vice Chairman IOSH Singapore Branch said” This is my first time attending a Safety Case Symposium. This event has brought together high profile speakers, with powerful messages on the performance of the upstream and downstream industries and successful strategies going forward”.
Nazrul Islam, BEnvOHS Student Representative of University of Newcastle (Australia) said “the Safety Case Symposium was a significant opportunity to network with top industry professionals from around the world. Through the panel discussion, presentation of Industry best practices and Q & A sessions widened my awareness of the various industries. The topic that captured my attention most was “Major Hazard Facility Regulation around the world” by Zoran Sekulic, Brenden Fitzferald and Paul Breen”.
“Safety is not a cost – it is the way we do business” with this message imprinted in our minds and hearts we look forward to more interesting 3rd Edition Safety Case Symposium in 2020.
Written by Muthukumaran Tech IOSH, Corporate QHSE Manager Kreuz Subsea.