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Health safety and Environmental Management


in Petroleum and Offshore Industries

Module - I (Tutorial 1)

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Safety Assurance and Assessment

COURSE CORDINATOR

Prof. SRINIVASAN CHANDARSEKARAN

B.E (civil engg)., M.Tech (Structural engg- IIT Delhi); Ph.D (IIT Delhi).,
MiUR fellow (Min of Italian University Research, Italy)., M.ASCE
Professor, Dept of Ocean Engg.,

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, INDIA 600036


Tel: (Off) 91-044-22574821, Fax: +91-044-22574802
email: drsekaran@iitm.ac.in
Home page: http://www.drsekaran.com/

HSE Management in Petroleum and offshore industries

All questions carry equal marks


Total Marks : 20

1. Occurrence of singe or sequence of events that produce unintended loss is


called . .
2. Chemical or physical condition that has potential to cause damage to people,

property or environment is called ..


3. Measure of expected effects of the results of an incident is called as:
b) Consequence

c) Failure

d) Incident

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a) Hazard

4. Relationship between the frequency and number of people suffering a given


level of harm from realization of hazard is called as .

5. Estimation of uncertainties associated with the entire process of risk


assessment is called as ..

6. ..can be a suitable tool for evaluating industrial fire risk and


prioritizing units in general level of an industrial complex especially

chemicals company.

7. The control score for a department in an oil and gas industry is given as 156
and hazard score is 152. Calculate the percentage risk index?
a) 24.04

b) 26.02

c) -26.02

d) -24.04

8. Action taken to control or reduce risk is called ..


9. In the context of a risk assessment, what do you understand by the term risk?
a) An unsafe act or condition
b) Something with the potential to cause injury
c) Any work activity that can be described as dangerous

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d) The likelihood that harm from a particular hazard will occur

10. . are used for representing societal risk.


11. Prevention of hazard occurrence through proper hazard identification,
assessment and elimination is called .
12. Define individual risk and societal risk.
13. What is the difference between safety and risk?

14. What are the application issues of risk assessment?


15. Sate a few golden rules of good HSE Management program

16. What do you understand by Loss? What do you understand by acceptable


risk? As an employee of an oil industry, how do you react to the term
acceptable risk?

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17. Explain about safety assurance and safety assessment methods


18. What are goal setting regimes and rule based regimes?

19. Explain the importance of safety in HSE management through a schematic


illustration

20. Calculate the risk ranking for each department?

Exposure Hazard
Dept
Score

Composite score
Property
Business
Control
value Interruption
Exposure
Score
(x 103)
cost (x103) Personnel
Dollars

257

304

2900

1400

900

5200

71

239

890

1200

653

2743

181

180

1700

720

1610

4030

152

156

290

418

642

1350

156

142

520

890

460

1870

113

336

2910

3100

1860

7870

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