What is safety case approach?
A safety case approach, as used in the United Kingdom (UK), Australia and Norway, requires a detailed analysis of hazards and steps taken to address those hazards, and thus minimize or mitigate the risk.
Who owns the safety case?
The operator owns the safety case. The regulator’s role is one of assessing and deciding on the acceptance or rejection of the operator’s safety case and subsequently inspecting / auditing the operator’s continued compliance with the safety case in force and the associated legislation.
What is safety case Singapore?
A Safety Case is commonly presented using (and communicated through) a structured set of documentation that focuses on how major accidents are prevented at MHIs, and how the consequences to people and the vicinity are limited. MHIs must keep and maintain Safety Cases for their installations.
Why are safety cases important?
A safety case is a written demonstration of evidence and due diligence provided by a corporation to demonstrate that it has the ability to operate a facility safely and can effectively control hazards. The primary use of safety cases in an occupational health and safety context is in the process industries.
How is a safety case report produced?
A Safety Case Report will be produced at key milestones and as a periodic status report on the safety of the developing system. Their content and delivery points will be contractually agreed between the Contractor and the Project and will be defined in the Project Safety Management Plan.
What is safety case in oil and gas?
A safety case is a written demonstration of evidence and due diligence provided by a corporation to demonstrate that it has the ability to operate a facility safely and can effectively control hazards.
What is the HSE case intended to do?
The Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 2005 (SCR05) and the Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc) Regulations 2015 aim to reduce the risks from major accident hazards to the health and safety of the workforce employed on offshore installations, and in connected activities.
Can an installation legally operate without a safety case?
Applying the model to SCR requires qualification because the regulations make it an offence to operate an installation without an accepted safety case – no offence is created by an incomplete or late submission.
Where is each safety case submitted for final acceptance?
Each safety case must be submitted for acceptance by the Minister for Mines and Petroleum through their delegate in the Department of Mines, Industry Regulations and Safety (the Department).
When should the safety case be developed?
The primary use of safety cases in an occupational health and safety context is in the process industries. Organizations that operate facilities with major hazards that could cause catastrophic damage to health, safety, and the environment are commonly required to submit safety cases.
What is safety case offshore?
A Safety Case is a written document in which the company needs to demonstrate that a risk and safety management system (such as Environment, Health and Safety) is effective in the operation of the offshore rig. Safety Case was implemented in 1991.
What does a safety case allow a duty holder to demonstrate?
The safety case should demonstrate to owners, workers and the regulator that the duty holder has the ability and means to manage and control major accident hazards (MAH) effectively.
What is a safety case advisor?
A Safety Case Advisor is responsible for supporting the Safety Case Manager in developing, maintaining and reviewing the Safety Case for their area. What is a Safety Case? It’s like a big risk assessment that justifies the risks of an activity, process or building are kept as low as practicable.
What is a safety justification?
A safety justification is a document that contains the risk assessment, information on the minimum required safety measures from the design and operating documents, and technical documentation. The document accompanies the machine in all phases of its life cycle.