The Energy Chamber will be hosting the 1st Guyana Safety Forum on December 6th, 2018.

The theme of the forum in 2018 will be “Building a safety culture for the new hydrocarbon industry”.

A safety culture is crucial for the development the energy sector in any nation. There are many inherent risks in the energy sector but, through a deep understanding of the risks there are pathways to safe and efficient operations. At the forum, industry leaders will share perspectives on developing a safety culture, addressing risk, safety and operational excellence and contractor management.

Objectives for the forum:

  • Discuss the role and importance of safety culture in achieving the desired HSE performance in the hydrocarbon industry

  • Evaluate current approaches to safety culture and explore strategies to improve safety culture in the industry

  • Discuss the importance of engagement of employees to achieve the desired safety culture

Topics to be discussed:

  • What drives Safety Culture?

  • Why Safety Culture matters

  • Addressing risk with integrated ownership of safety

  • Safety and Operational Excellence

  • Contractor Safety Management: STOW and the benefits of the programme in achieving & maintaining a positive safety culture