An integrated safety implementation analysis based on risk assessment to enhance the safety engineering practice in the gas fields of Sylhet region, Bangladesh
Keywords:Safety Implementation, Risk Assessment, Petroleum Fields, Safety Engineering
The industrial sectors of Bangladesh mostly depend on the petroleum industry. Historically, risk and hazards are the common scenario in the petroleum industry occurring due to lack of efficient risk assessment, resulting in financial loss, injury, or harm for people, and the environment. To prevent these losses, it is essential to implement the best risk assessment plan.The objective of this research is toenhance the implementation of safety engineering systems in the petroleum industry through risk assessment.
For this, purpose at first, the questionnaire survey for the perception of risk identification and safety system is performed to determine the current defects in the safety engineering system. Then, using SPSS software the risk analysis as well as ANOVA and reliability analysis of the collected data is accomplished to examine top risk factors. Concerning both interview and questionnaire analysis, an integrated risk assessment-based safety analysishas beenperformed to optimize the performance of the safety engineering system.The outcomes of this research expose the technical, procedural, and behavioral gap in the current risk assessment for the safe implementation of the safety engineering system of the petroleum industry of Bangladesh.
Andersen, S., & Mostue, B. A. (2012). Risk analysis and risk management approaches applied to the petroleum industry and their applicability to IO concepts. Safety Science, 50(10), 2010–2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2011.07.016
Badrul Imam, Energy Resources of Bangladesh, second ed., University Grants Commission of Bangladesh Agargon, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh, 2013.
Cronbach’s Alpha: Simple Definition, Use and Interpretation - Statistics How To. (n.d.). Retrieved November 9, 2020, from https://www.statisticshowto.com/cronbachs-alpha-spss/
Ericson, C. A. (2005). Hazard Analysis Techniques for System Safety. In Hazard Analysis Techniques for System Safety. https://doi.org/10.1002/0471739421
Flin, R. H., Mearns, K., Gordon, R. P. E., & Fleming, M. T. (1996). Risk perception and safety in the UK offshore oil and gas industry. International Conference on Health, Safety and Environment in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, 2, 187–197. https://doi.org/10.2523/35907-ms
Hassan Shetol, M., Moklesur Rahman, M., Sarder, R., Ismail Hossain, M., & Kabir Riday, F. (2019). Present status of Bangladesh gas fields and future development: A review. Journal of Natural Gas Geoscience, 4(6), 347–354. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnggs.2019.10.005
Kashwani, G., Liu, E., & Nawaz, W. (2018). Kashwani risk assessment: New approach for oil and construction industries. International Journal of GEOMATE, 15(52), 53–61. https://doi.org/10.21660/2018.52.33934
Khan, I., & Nasir, F. Bin. (2014). A review over major gas blowouts in Bangladesh, their effects and the measures to prevent them in future. International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research, 3(9), 109–113. http://www.ijstr.org/final-print/sep2014/A-Review-Over-Major-Gas-Blowouts-In-Bangladesh-Their-Effects-And-The-Measures-To-Prevent-Them-In-Future.pdf
Rundmo, T., Hestad, H., & Ulleberg, P. (1998). Organisational factors, safety attitudes and workload among offshore oil personnel. Safety Science, 29(2), 75–87. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0925-7535(98)00008-3
Rundmo, Torbjørn. (1992a). Risk perception and safety on offshore petroleum platforms - Part I: Perception of risk. Safety Science, 15(1), 39–52. https://doi.org/10.1016/0925-7535(92)90038-2
Rundmo, Torbjørn. (1992b). Risk perception and safety on offshore petroleum platforms - Part II: Perceived risk, job stress and accidents. Safety Science, 15(1), 53–68. https://doi.org/10.1016/0925-7535(92)90039-3
Törner, M., & Pousette, A. (2009). Safety in construction - a comprehensive description of the characteristics of high safety standards in construction work, from the combined perspective of supervisors and experienced workers. Journal of Safety Research, 40(6), 399–409. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsr.2009.09.005