Purpose of PHSER Workshop

  • To provide assurance to end user that HSE hazards have been identified and assessed
  • To ensure that appropriate controls have been or will be implemented to reduce the risk to a level which is ALARP
  • In practice – to help project teams to know whether they are ready for the next project stage from an HSE point of view, and help to close any gaps.

Objectives of the PHSER in Construction stage

  • To confirm that the construction activities comply with Group HSE Codes of Practice and individual company’s HSE and Asset Integrity Standards and Procedures.
  • To confirm that no dilution of the design intent, introducing additional hazards, has occurred during fabrication and construction and that any changes have been authorized correctly including, where appropriate, approval by the original design Engineers
  • To review and check that the procedures for materials handling, inspection, testing and document control are in place and being implemented.
  • To review the arrangements in place to ensure that the facility is being constructed without harm to the Health and Safety of personnel, including the public or to the environment.
  • To review the 'Construction HSE Plan' and the outcome of the 'Construction HSE Audit‘. The audit will assess the level of compliance with the aforementioned HSE Plan.
  • To make a written Report on the review team‘s findings / recommendations to the Senior Project Manager. Objectives of the PHSER in Construction stage

Approach to PHSER

  • Review of action lists from earlier HAZID, HAZOP and safety design review studies
  • Review of documents already completed
  • Interviews
  • Audits of systems in place
  • It is not intended to get into detail, but rather
    • To get an overview of status
    • To identify particular critical problem areas if there are any