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Welcome from                              SHEQ FOUNDATION        WASHEQ 2012 – Striving for HSE Excellence – Best         ...
WASHEQ 2012 Technical CommitteeAlfred ChinabuahAlfred is the Health, Safety and Loss Prevention Manager at Newmont Gold, A...
PROVISIONAL WASHEQ CONFERENCE PROGRAM                         31st August 2012, La Palm Royal Beach Hotel0745 - 0830      ...
Organizing Committee & VolunteersMarcia Ashong – Organizing Committee Member                                              ...
Speakers                  Kadiri Shamusideen Adio                                          Jamiu Badmos Kadiri is a season...
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  1. 1. Welcome from SHEQ FOUNDATION WASHEQ 2012 – Striving for HSE Excellence – Best Practices from the Developing WorldIt is with great pleasure that we invite you to LA PALM ROYAL BEACH HOTEL CONFERENCE CENTREparticipate in the 2nd WASHEQ Conference to beheld in Accra, Ghana at the La Palm, Royal BeachHotel, Homowo Conference Centre on the 31st ofAugust 2012.Achieving excellence in workplace health and safety is something that we all shouldaspire too, both from a moral and economic perspective, but turning the theory intopractice is not always easy. The aim of the conference is to do just that by bringingtogether an experienced and knowledgeable panel of speakers who willdemonstrate through presentations and case studies how to successfully deal with anumber of key issues. You will then be in a position to consider how you mightapply the right risk management techniques to your own environment. ADOMI BRIDGE, VOLTA REGION Our exhibitors do not sell anything at the conference, they give away to all attendees the knowledge of how their products and services will help you meet current standards and protect your workers.I hope you will be able to join us at the conference in the assurance that it will assistyou in dealing with SHEQ management within your organization. I look forward towelcoming you on the day.Ella TiekuExecutive DirectorSHEQ FOUNDATION
  2. 2. WASHEQ 2012 Technical CommitteeAlfred ChinabuahAlfred is the Health, Safety and Loss Prevention Manager at Newmont Gold, Ahafo mine and has oversightresponsibility for health and safety management system implementation for the mine. Alfred worked asthe Divisional Safety Manager at the AngloGold Ashanti Company from 2008 to 2011 with oversight responsibilityfor safety management system implementation for operations in Mali, Guinea and Ghana and assisted the minemines in these countries to achieve and maintain OHSAS 18001 certification. Alfred holds a Bachelor of Educationdegree, a Commonwealth Fire Engineering diploma, NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health andSafety, a St John’s Ambulance First Aid Tutors certificate, has spoken at international conferences in Ghana, SouthAfrica and USA and is a professional fireman.Alfred has over twenty two years’ experience as health and safety professional, having worked extensively in themining sector.Daniel AnoffDaniel Anoff is a Civil/Demolition Engineer. He has been working in the construction and demolition industry for thepast 19 years. Has a comprehensive knowledge and practical experience in project planning/coordination, health andsafety management systems implementation, design and construction/demolition management. He has aPostgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering and Masters in Construction & Project Management. An Incorporatedmember of Chartered Institute of Building (ICIOB) and a full member of Institute of Demolition Engineers (MIDE).Presently works with a UK firm; Brown and Mason Ltd as a Senior Projects Coordinator. In the last eight years, he hasbeen involved in the designing, planning and demolition of heavy industrial and petrochemical structures, highrise/city buildings and RC/Steel frame bridges. He recently managed the demolition and removal of RC Concrete Bridgeto allow the construction of the London 2012 Olympic Stadium in the UK. He has vast knowledge in constructionsafety best practice and carries out compilation and review of risk assessment for construction and demolitionprojects.Justice DerefakaJustice is the Corporate Head of Materials & Waste Management Discipline Team at Shell E&P Companies in Nigeria,he was previously the Lead HSE Wells/Drilling Deep Offshore + Lead Environment/EIA Subject Matter Expert at ShellNigeria Exploration & Production Company, (SNEPCo) Limited. He has participated and managed HSE inspection visits,incident investigations within the Shell group of companies and has immense experience with HSE. He is also themanager of the West Africa Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Practitioners group on linked in with over a 1000members.Dr Olugbenga O. BejideDr Olugbenga is a management consultant, a medical practitioner and an occupational health and safety consultantwho has been engaged in the industry in the last 25 years serving in Oluwa Glass Company PLC for 11 years and later inNigerian Breweries PLC for 10 years and currently the Chief Executive and Chief Consultant of Jabulani Consultants afirm of business management, occupational health and safety consultants with corporate headquarters in Ibadan, OyoState, Nigeria and with branch offices in Accra, Ghana and Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a fellow of the NigerianInstitute of Management(NIM) and a member of the Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals(NISP).Ella TiekuElla obtained her MEng at University of Bradford in Chemical Engineering in 2002 before joining AMEC on the graduatetraining program. Working as a Safety Engineer she got involved with the design of the Piltun and Lunskoye platformfor Sakahlin Island before joining the Bonga FPSO commissioning team as a safety coordinator. She obtained herNEBOSH International General Certificate in OH&S in 2005 and later on joined Altra where she was posted toPetrocanda to work on the Derutyer project in the Netherlands. She then left to Australia and spent four yearsworking with Transfield Worley providing Technical Safety support for Brownfield Modification on Woodside GasAssets. She then joined Tullow Oil Ghana Operations team in 2010 to work on the Jubilee project. She left and joinedAMEC in 2012 and currently provides Technical Safety support for Brownfield Modification on BP assets in the Caspian.Ella is also the Vice President of ISQEM and the founder and Executive Director of SHEQ Foundation.
  3. 3. PROVISIONAL WASHEQ CONFERENCE PROGRAM 31st August 2012, La Palm Royal Beach Hotel0745 - 0830 Registration & Exhibition0830 - 10.00 Opening Ceremony Opening Remarks – Ella Tieku Address by Honorable Minster Key Note Presentation Tea break1000 - 1025 Bench marking incident rates in Ghana using the OSHA(USA) Standards Samuel Lartey , VRA, Ghana1025 - 1050 HSE Regulatory Model - Lessons from UK Regulations and Recommendations, Iykay Onyemaobi , Petrofac , UK1050 – 1110 Managing audits and auditors Emeza, SHELL, Nigeria1110- 1130 Safety videos how they help, Renegade, Paul, South Africa1130 – 1200 1a - The role of the health and safety professional in implementing an effectiveBreakout Sessions health and safety management system, Bayer, Tanko 1b - Safety management systems and accident prevention in workplaces, Kadiri 1c - TPM as a modern tool for achieving HSE excellence, Jabulani, Dr Olubenga 1d - Getting to grips with hazardous waste, CARES, Rachel Wildblood, Ghana1200 - 1400 Lunch & Exhibition1400 – 1500 1a – Environmental management in the extractive industries ,Tullow, EmmanuelBreakout Sessions 1b – Achieving HSE Performance: Roles of customized HSE Training and Lessons learnt programs, Total, Adebola, Nigeria 1c- Managing process safety to prevent process incidents, the role of employers and employees , DM Sheffield, Emmanuel Okaffor, Nigeria 1d - Construction industry HSE best practice , Brown & Mason, Daniel Anoff, UK1500 - 1530 Managing Stress in the work place, Jamui, Finsbury Heinz1530 - 1600 Tea Break1600 - 1700 Panel discussion In the developed world, insurance companies contribute to safer work places by giving safer companies lower premiums, how can our insurance industry improve the safety performance of companies in West Africa ,1700 - 1715 Closing remarks or
  4. 4. Organizing Committee & VolunteersMarcia Ashong – Organizing Committee Member WII FALLS VOLTA REGIONMarcia recently completed a Master of Laws degree inEnergy Law and Policy at the Centre for Energy,Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy, University ofDundee. She also holds an LLB from the University ofExeter and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science andJournalism from the University of Minnesota (U.S).Marcia has over 5 years experience in leadership, andmanagement. She is also Director of the Ghana Oil Club anon-profit entity whose aim is to facilitate informationflows among petroleum and energy sector professionalsas well as providing forum for active engagement.Richard Darko – Organizing Committee Member Prince obtained his Higher NationalRichard is a communication practitioner and a young Diploma (HND) in Chemical Egineeringentrepreneur, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Kumasi Polytechnic in 2011. Hefrom the University of Ghana in 2008. He is currently the holds an international certificate inCEO / Creative Director of Ghana oil and Gas Online ltd elementary food hygiene from The Royaland the Executive Director of Aduprint Media, a web Environmental Health Institute of Scotlanddevelopment and Advertising Company. He recently in December 2010. He is currently doingjoined SHEQ Foundation an NGO promoting safety, his national Service with Ghana Urbanhealth and environmental as an Executive Secretary. Water Ltd as a plant operator. ELIMINA CASTLE CAPECOAST Matilda Asante - matilda is an experienced safety and quality control officer with 4 years experience in industrial operations and also pursuing a Post graduate Diploma in occupational Health Safety and Environmental Management at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration .She holds a Higher National Diploma in Chemical engineering from Kumasi Polytechnic.Isaac Kudu – Organizing Committee Member Mabel Darkwah - Mabel is currently a A research assistant at the Nuclear Chemistry and student of Ghana Institute of ManagementEnvironmental Research Centre of the Ghana Atomic and Public Administration offering a PostEnergy Commission, Isaac holds a Masters degree in graduate Diploma in Occupational Safety,Nuclear and Environmental Protection from the health and environmental management.Graduate School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences, She holds a Bachelor of Science degree inUniversity of Ghana. He is currently pursuing a PG. Chemistry from the Kwame NkrumahDiploma degree in Occupational Safety, Health and University of Science and Technology.Environmental Management at the GIMPA Public Mabel has 2 years experience in laboratoryServices School. Isaac aspires to be a leading higher services and works as aeducation professional in the health, safety and Safety/Environmental Officer at Wilmarenvironment field. Africa Limited.
  5. 5. Speakers Kadiri Shamusideen Adio Jamiu Badmos Kadiri is a seasoned Vocational educator, Author, Engr Jamui Badmos is a versatile and registered Technologist and Occupational Safety and Health engineer with professional and international Consultant of several years. He attended UNN Nsukka, qualifications in health and safety management with Metallurgical Training Institute, Onitsha. He lectured at over 10 years of veriable experience in the management Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun State, Petroleum of HSE in projects for multinational companies. He is Training Institute Effurun, and was the Principal lecturer now working with Finsbury Heinz as a Managing in the Department of Health Safety and Environment, Consultant ( SHEQ). Gateway Industrial and Petrogas Institute, Oni, Ogun State. He is currently a Principal Consultant, Zub – Chord David Ofosu-Dorte Technical Ventures, Lagos, HSE Consultants. David is an accomplished lawyer with over 25 years Tanko-Balik-Adamu experience in the public and private sector. He is aTanko is a practicing safety professional working with Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics andMedrad Inc, a subsidiary of Bayer Corporation in Transport, UK, an Associate of the Chartered InstitutePittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has Environmental Health of Arbitrators and holds a Masters Degree in Publicand Safety responsibilities in four of their manufacturing Administration.facilities in Minneapolis and Pennsylvania where he enjoys He has extensive Africa experience in transportation,assisting line supervisors in injury prevention and cost PPPs, infrastructure development, procurement,reduction. He obtained his First Degree from the Kwame legislative reform, corporate and finance, and oil andNkrumah University of Science and Technology. He gas. He is rated #1 by Chambers & Partners Global fortravelled to the United States for further studies where he overseas experts in Ghana who say that clientsobtained two post graduate degrees in Human Resource appreciate his “terrifically focused, hands-on approachManagement and Safety Sciences. and brilliant business sense”. Iykay Onyemaobi Emeka Ezeaku Iykay Onyemaobi has had a devoted career in Health, Emeka Ezeaku is a Qualified HSE professional with over Safety & Environment. His core areas of expertise are in ten years’ experience in the Oil & Gas industry. He is Safety Engineering, Risk Engineering and Human Factors NEBOSH Diploma certified, a Certified EMS and Engineering. After graduating in Mechanical Technical Safety Auditor, Environmental Impact Engineering, his adept interest in Safety led him into Assessment Technical Authority and HSE management developing a Safety career which spans across the systems implementation expert. He currently works for Transport, Chemical, Oil, Gas and Regulatory industry in Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria as the UK. He holds an MSc in Safety, Risk and Reliability the HSE Lead of the Forcados Oil Terminal, driving Engineering and is a registered Chartered Engineer with implementation of Company HSE-MS and Asset HSE the Engineering Council, UK. He has worked with the UK Case for over six million barrels per day capacity crude Health and Safety Regulatory Body (Health and Safety oil Terminal and export facilities. Executives) primarily involved in inspecting, enforcing health and safety regulations across varying high hazard Samuel Lartey environment. He is currently part of the Technical Safety Samuel is the Head of HSE at Volta River Authority and Engineering Group in Petrofac. took part in the inaugural WASHEQ conference. Emmanuel Okudor Adebola Bada Adebola is the head of HSE at Total Nigeria in Port Emmanuel has over 15 years professional experience Harcourt. He has worked in the Oil&Gas Industry since in the oil and gas industry working as QA/QC & HSE 1997 in Drilling, well services, Production and sub- specialist and is currently the lead consultant at DM surface engineering and HSE. SHEFFIELD. Has worked with ExxonMobil and presently with Total E&P Nigeria Ltd.
  6. 6. WASHEQ TICKETS Cost of tickets is 80ghc - 50 dollars - 7500 naira and includes an E-Certificate, lunch and tea breaks. To purchase a ticket pay funds into the sheqfoundation account ( GHANA) or the Finsbury Heinz Account ( Nigeria) , scan your receipt writing your name clearly and we will provide you with your Unique e ticket number. Account Name: SHEQ Account Name: Finsbury Foundation Heinz Account No. Account No. 0101100002582 229-682215-110 Bank: UT Bank, Airport City, Bank: Guarantee Trust Bank, Accra, Ghana Anthony, Lagos Email to Email director@sheqfoundation.orgUSB’s containing presentations included those given at WASHEQ pluspresentation from major oil companies will be available at 20ghc. or
  7. 7. Exhibition Layout…secure your stand now and don’t be left out