Sept. 17, 2020


Description

Since its inception in 2011, the Center for Offshore Safety (COS) has been committed to advancing operational excellence, safety, and protecting the environment through Safety and Environmental Management Systems (SEMS). COS is dedicated to continual improvement in industry risk management practices based on safety data focused projects, development of good practices, industry knowledge sharing, and accreditation activities. The presentation will provide an overview of COS’s work products including tools, good practices, implementation techniques for supporting SEMS, and SEMS auditing and certification.   As the only Accreditation Body for SEMS according to the offshore regulator (the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement), a key focus of the presentation will be the revised COS SEMS Certificate program and will address the mechanics for obtaining a certificate following a SEMS audit. The presentation will also cover the importance of effectively resolving audit findings through a Corrective Action Plan – a key part of the certificate process. With every company working offshore now able to qualify for a COS SEMS Certificate, the presentation will highlight value of a certificate and how certificates can benefit both operators and contractors.


Featured Speakers

Speaker Russell Holmes
Russel Holmes "Russ" Director for the Center for Offshore Safety, Russ Holmes recently retired from the U.S Coast Guard at the rank of Captain and relocated to Houston from New Orleans. In his previous role as Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection (OCMI), he coordinated all inspection and investigation activities for …

Russel Holmes "Russ"


Director for the Center for Offshore Safety, Russ Holmes recently retired from the U.S Coast Guard at the rank of Captain and relocated to Houston from New Orleans. In his previous role as Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection (OCMI), he coordinated all inspection and investigation activities for Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODU), fixed and floating OCS facilities in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. He has a Master of Science in Engineering in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and a Master of Engineering in Manufacturing from the University of Michigan

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Speaker Curtis J. Johnson
Curtis J. Johnson – “Curt” Curt Johnson manages the SEMS Audit, Accreditation, and Certification Program at the Center for Offshore Safety. Before joining COS, Curt held environmental, health and safety management and auditing roles in industry and consulting, at one point conducting or coordinating more than a 100 compliance and …

Curtis J. Johnson – “Curt”


Curt Johnson manages the SEMS Audit, Accreditation, and Certification Program at the Center for Offshore Safety. Before joining COS, Curt held environmental, health and safety management and auditing roles in industry and consulting, at one point conducting or coordinating more than a 100 compliance and management systems audits a year, and tracking their corrective action to resolution. Active in EHS auditing professional associations, Curt holds certifications in 4 specialties, and was Chair or a member of the Ethics Committee for the Board of EHS Auditing Certifications for 10 years.

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Organizer

Lilian Espinoza, Chair, SPE Evangeline Section


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Date and Time

Thu, Sept. 17, 2020

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


Location

Webinar