FES International said it has achieved Tier 2 accreditation as part of a ‘Health, Safety and Environment’ (HSE) scheme launched by worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company, Inpex.
Members of the Australian HSE team visited FES International’s headquarters in Ashington, Northumberland (UK), last month to present the award which recognises excellence in health and safety performance in relation to the Ichthys project. As part of the project, FES supplied a series of Diverless Bend Stiffener Connectors (DBSCs) for the FPSO vessel working off the coast of Western Australia.
FES was praised for achieving zero hours lost due to injury, based on HSE metrics submitted to McDermott, an engineering, procurement, construction and installation company contracted by Inpex.
As part of the process, FES was subjected to a series of HSE audits and inspections conducted by Inpex and McDermott. FES also supplied additional supporting evidence to illustrate the company’s own HSE initiatives and best practices. Material included internal audit and inspection reports, meeting notes and photography.
Inpex established the HSE awards to recognise significant and sustained contributions to improving the HSE performance on the prestigious Ichthys LNG project and the awards were open to all contractors and subcontractors engaged in the project.
Press Release, August 15, 2014