American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Kuwait Chapter organized a 4-day workshop on ASP Preparation exclusively for ASSE Members. The program planned to conduct in 4 consecutive Fridays started from 18 November till 9 December at Best Western Hotel, Mahboula, State of Kuwait.
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Kuwait Chapter is Kuwait’s premier voluntary & non-profit organization providing professional guidance, training and consultancy; in the field of Health, Safety and Environment; to the industrial and social sectors in the region. ASSE Kuwait Chapter adheres itself to solid social commitment and actively shoulders many socially responsible and community service activities
Rama Krushna Chary, President of ASSE Kuwait Chapter in his welcome note, briefed about the importance of Certifications in Safety Profession. The Head of Chapter’s Career & Professional Development Committee, Aamir Rasheed, thanked all the participation for their participation and invited the speakers.
Khaled Yousry presented the Domain 5 and 6 of Occupational Health & Environmental Management on 18th November 2016. Mr. Khaled Yousry, Certified Safety Professional (CSP), BCSP – USA, Associate Safety Professional (ASP), BCSP – USA, Chartered Safety Practitioner (CMIOSH), IOSH – UK, Awarded NEBOSH International Diploma (International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety) – Credit, Awarded NEBOSH International General Certificate (International Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety) – Distinction, Awarded International Advanced Diploma in Teaching & Training Assessment, City & Guilds – UK., Certified OSHA trainer, 132 Hours Professional Training (Parallel to OSHA 500 & OSHA 501), ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor., IRCA & IEMA, Certified Scaffolding Trainer from STI, USA (Scaffolding Training Institute), Certified Defensive Driving Trainer/Instructor, National Safety Council USA, Certified Safety Trainer specialist (STS) from IASP USA & Safety Planning Specialist, Authorized Lead NEBOSH & IOSH Tutor, UK, Rig Pass Trainer, IACD
Mr. Vasudevan. N presented Domain 2 and 4 (Safety Management System & Fire Prevention and Protection) on 25 November. N.Vasudevan is working in field of HS&E for past 25 years. He is qualified fire Engineer with post graduation certification in safety. He is a certified HAZOP Expert, Lead OHSAS 18001 & ISO14001 auditor. He is a certified safety Professional CSP BCSP USA. Vasudevan has held various positions in ASSE Kuwait chapter Executive committee since year 2004 and is past President (2012-13) of ASSE Kuwait Chapter. He was director of ASSE Kuwait chapter professional development conference in 2015. He is part of advisory committee of ASSE Kuwait chapter.
He started his career as Engineer Trainee in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Visag refinery and promoted to Deputy Manager- Fire & Safety. He joined Kuwait national Petroleum Company MAA as Safety Engineer in the year 2001.
He has wide range of experience in field and has conducted various specialized training program in the field of HSE. He has also presented technical papers at various forums including at ASSE Kuwait PDC 2009 and ASSE Middle east chapter PDC in year 2011 at Bahrain. He has been actively involved in development of various procedures including Incident investigation, Emergency preparedness plan, Contractor HSE management system & work permit system.
Sajjadussain Siddiqui presented on Domain 1 Mathematics on 2nd December 2016 & Domain 3 Ergonomics on 9 December. Mr. Siddiqui is a Chemical Engineer, Associate Safety Professional from BCSP, with more than 14+ years of in-depth experience in Petrochemical Industry and worked in different plants like Polyethylene, Butene-1, Sulfolane Production Units. Detailed study & reviewing of Process Design Package Iso-Pentane purification and storage facility, pre-commissioning/commissioning. Involved in revamp of Butene-1 plant. Presently working with EQUATE Petrochemical Company, EHS Department as EH&S Delivery Leader.
Golamari Sampath Reddy presented Domain 7 Training, Education, and Communication on 9th December 2016. Sampath Reddy is working in field of Oil and Gas sector for the past 25 years.
Mr. Reddy started his career in Upstream Oil and Gas company ONGC a National E&P company in India. He joined ONGC as Graduate Mechanical Engineer in the year 1989 and worked as Mechanical engineer on one of the On land Oil rig for six Years. Later in the year 1995 he shifted to HSE and gained maximum experience through participation in Oil and Gas drilling HSE field. For his efforts he has been promoted by the company periodically. In the year 2003 he joined Institute of Engineering and Ocean Technology as corrosion engineer. During his brief stint up to the year 2006, he was instrumental in diagnosing and analyzing various corrosion related issues in Oil and Gas onshore and offshore pipelines and recommending suitable material of construction.
Later in the year 2006, he joined Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), Kuwait an upstream oil and Gas company, as Drilling HSE Engineer. During the last 10 years he continued his efforts in KOC in implementation of HSE Management system. He is actively involved in developing major HSE MS procedures in Drilling and Well Surveillance. In addition is one of the key member in the KOC HSE MS Procedural development committee. For his efforts he is being promoted by KOC and he presently designated as Specialist Safety.
He is qualified Mechanical Engineer with post graduation in Industrial Metallurgy. He has also completed Diploma in Safety management from British Safety Council. He is also a certified Lead OHSAS 18001 & ISO14001 auditor. He is a certified safety Professional (CSP) by BCSP, USA and Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH), UK.
Currently he is holding the position of Advisory Committee member in ASSE Kuwait Chapter. He held all the positions in ASSE Kuwait Chapter since 2006. Started as Sub-committee member of Publication Committee, Head of the Publication Committee, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice-President & President. In addition to the above, he was a working Organizing Committee Member of ASSE Kuwait Chapter Professional Development Conferences held during the years 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015. He actively participate in the organizing committee of GCC HSE Excellence Award programs of 2012,2013, 2014 and 2015.
25 ASSE Members utilized this distinct opportunity and benefitted from the program.
ASSE Kuwait Chapter would continue its strive to do their best for the progress of the society and its members in particular, by organizing such beneficial trainings in future too. Details about the training plans would be available to the members and community members through email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone line: - 66846040.