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Candidate ID: 1502232

Career Summary

Post Graduate with 29 years experience in Health & Safety / Environment functional area

Skill Set

Competency in developing HSE Management systems, conducting compliance audits, advising on HSE requirements, and maintaining sound HSE standards as per management system guidelines.

Professional Information

Total Experience : 29

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Post Graduate

Job Function : Health & Safety / Environment

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Profile Summary
Achievement-driven Professional with 29 years of experience in multiple phases of Health Safety & Environment Management, Compliance Auditing and Inspection
Certified Safety Professional, CSP from BCSP, USA since 2009.
Chartered Member of IOSH, CMIOSH, UK from 2012; resourceful in OSHA, NFPA & ANSI regulations along with HAZOP, PHSER, QRA & SIL studies
Resourceful at conducting Risk Assessment, Hazard Identification and Mitigation, Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Audits, Accidents Investigations and so on
Received Appreciation Award for conducting the Near Miss Campaign and for OHSAS-18001 Certification in 2008 & 2010
Devised safety systems by proactive identification of risks, criteria determination, provision of tools & procedures and audits; dealt with various hazardous gases & liquids such as H2S, Cl2, HCl, H2SO4 and NaOH
Participated in owner’s Weekly Area Safety Audits (WASA) which was the most effective tool to prevent accidents and resulted in achieving 3.9 Million man hours without LTA
Expertise in safety measures associated with Excavations, Structural Erection, Scaffolding, Piping, Stress Relieving, Radiography, Hydro Test, Painting and Insulation works
Determined the nature of hazards & instructed action plans in the event of any emergency or fire/ gas detection and also suggested necessary measures for the better conditions of the work environment
Experienced in various Process Plants & Equipment Commissioning and Operation .
Creditable knowledge of creating, reviewing and approving incident reports to ensure conformity in all areas of health, safety & environment
Team-based working style coupled with the zeal for continuous improvement; possess strong communication & learning skills

Career Timeline

Core Competencies

Soft Skills

M. Tech. (HSE) from University of Petroleum & Energy Studies in 2014
M.Sc. (Ecology and Environment) from Sikkim Manipal University in 2003
A. M. I.I. Chem. Engineering from Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Kolkata 2002
Diploma in Industrial Safety from Annamalai University, India in 2000
Post Graduate Diploma in Systems Management from Nehru Yuva Kendra, India in 1998
Bachelor of Science from Nagarjuna University, India in 1993
Process Safety Management (PSM) Course conducted by ASSE, Kuwait in 2008

Professional Experience

Worley Parsons, Kuwait Aug’11 – Present
Growth Path:
Aug’11 – Jun’16 HSE Engineer
Jul’16 – Present Lead HSE Engineer

Project: KOC Projects EF 1945/1772/1071/1082/ & EA/1062

Key Result Areas:
Guiding the EPC Contractor Management Team on HSE issues and KOC policies & statutory requirements
Advising and guiding the Construction team on various Site HSE Issues on daily basis.
Ensuring adherence with HSE legislation and KOC HSE requirements, performing Weekly Safety Audits and in Weekly Safety Walk Through; contributing in EIA studies at various stages
Coordinating with periodical Emergency Mock Drills, evaluating job safety analysis for all critical activities and participating in PHSER studies; ensuring the applicable legislation, codes and standards to be complied with are understood by the Project Team
Managing the Health, Safety & Environment Operations and ensuring adherence with regulatory & government standards for emergency services
Investigating accidents, near miss & fire incidents for analyzing root cause, recommending corrective action and extending technical support on HSE issues
Implementing the site HSE, firefighting & emergency evacuation plans, organizing safety committee meeting, preparing safety meeting topics and conducting monthly fire, first aid and evacuation drill
Advising the Contractor on identifying and managing the H2S Simultaneous Operations, SIMOPs.
Preventing potential workplace safety hazards through routine inspections and maintaining up-to-date documents of policies, procedures & investigations for accidents, injuries and unsafe conditions.
Coordinating, setting up & implementing standard operating procedures & safety procedures for all operations
Ensuring safe & healthy work environment by following & enforcing Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) & regulatory measures, standards & procedures and complying with legal regulations
Creating & sustaining a dynamic environment that fosters development opportunities & motivates high performance amongst team members
Reviewed the HSEMS Plans and Procedures of EPC Contractor.

Successfully conducted the Safety Campaigns viz. Work @ Height, Heat Stress, Confined Space Entry etc.
Participated in CIPF, GC15 GC23 & GC25 shutdown (tie in) jobs and hot tapping activities on fuel gas lines
Achieved 16 Million-man hours without LTI

Previous Experience

Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), Kuwait as Safety Engineer Jan’08 – Jul’11

Key Result Areas:
Designed yearly schedule for Safety Performance Audits (SPA’s) and tracked the all recommendations as SPA Coordinator
Formulated monthly HSE Performance Reports in KPC Format and created Compliance Reports
Conducted yearly MIPP (Major Incident Procedure Plan) drills; worked as Facilitator in the OHSAS 18001 implementation Committee and assisted incident investigations of local incidents & provided corrective actions
Compiled and updated Process Safety Management policies, systems, processes, procedures, guidelines and controls

Worked as OHSAS-18001 Facilitator for KNPC Head Office and conducted joint safety inspections & ISO-14001 Audits
Successfully organized:
o Behavior Based Safety Trainings and analyzing the trends reported in SOLAR observations
o OHSAS-18001 Internal Audits
o Emergency Evacuation Drills
o Safety Promotional Activities such as Near Miss Campaign, Safety Suggestion and Safety Posters Competitions
Completed OHSAS-18001-2007 Certification and implemented the New Safety Performance Audit System
Evaluated the contractors for Project Management Rolling Trophy (PMRT) during 2010 & 2011

Gulf Spic Contracting Company, Kuwait as HSE Engineer Apr’06 – Dec’07
Designed & implemented 46 procedures relevant to the project and conducted Pre-induction Training for construction activities in EQUATE
Awarded with 2 Best Safety Contractor Awards and attained 3.8 Million man hours without accident

Khammam, Chemical Refinery, Manuguru as Process Safety Engineer & Process Supervisor Oct’89 – Mar’06
Ensured additional precautions & supervision in case of Confined Vessel Entry and Hot Work Permits
Participated in annual turnaround (ATA) activities, Onsite/Offsite emergency response plans as per AERB/IAEA guidelines and ISO 14001 implementation
Attained 2 Million-man hours continuously for 5 cycles without lost time accident in 2001-02
Provided process safety expertise and support to the Process Engineering Sections as required in the implementation of processes like sour oil treatment etc.
Active participation in Commissioning and start up activities, viz. cold run, hot run, etc.
Operation of wide variety of process units viz. H2S – H2O Bi thermal Exchange Unit, Sour oil treatment plant, Distillation unit Effluent Water Treatment Plant etc.
Operation of H2S Gas Boosters, Centrifugal/Reciprocating pumps & Compressors, Sieve Tray columns, Packed towers, Process to Process Heat exchangers etc.


Certified Safety Professional (CSP) from Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), USA in 2009
Certified Internal Auditor OHSAS: 18001 from BVQI, Kuwait in 2009


IOSH Managing Safely, conducted by IMEX through ASSE, Kuwait Chapter in 2014 for 3 days
Quantitative Risk Assessment, conducted by IRCA through ASSE, Kuwait Chapter in 2013 for 3 days
Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Analysis, conducted by IRCA, through ASSE, Kuwait Chapter in 2013 for 2 days
HAZOP Leader, conducted by IRCA, through ASSE, Kuwait Chapter in 2012 for 3 days
Ergonomics for Engineers by KNPC in 2011 for 2 days
Construction Safety and Health (30 Hrs.) and Radiation Safety (10 Hrs.) by ASSE in 2010 & 2008
Behavior Based Safety (BBS) Solar Observations by KNPC in 2009
OHSAS-18001-2007, Internal Auditor course by BVQI in 2009
Defensive Driving by Fluor Daniel B.V., Kuwait in 2007
Safety Leadership by Fluor Daniel B.V., Kuwait in 2007

Paper Presented

Industrial Ergonomics: 6th HSSE Loss Prevention & Professional Development Conference organized by ASSE Kuwait in 2011
HSE Cultural Ladder – An Overview of HSE Cultures: 7th HSSE Loss Prevention & Professional Development Conference (PDC)-2013 organized by ASSE, Chapter in Nov’13
Human Error-Evaluation & Management: 8th HSSE Loss Prevention & Professional Development Conference organized by ASSE, Chapter in Dec’15