In The Spotlight: HSE Supervisor

NRG Engineering works with a pool of talented consultants that is often mobilised to different countries in projects that require their expertise. We speak to one of such consultants – a HSE Supervisor that is currently serving in the Total Kaombo Project in Sembawang. Mr Rajan gives us an insight into how he performs his role and what it’s like working for such projects.

Can you share with our readers what your daily routine is like while on the job?

mrrajanI ensure safety of personnel, equipments and the environment through regular HSE inspections at the allotted site fabrication area. In addition, I also attend Risk Assessments review, Tool Box talks, weekly progress meetings, and management walkabouts where I raise HSE Concerns for improvements and sharing.

What is the first thing you do when assigned to a new project to manage?

Equip myself with knowledge of project requirements like KPIs, Goal settings, HSE Policies, HSE Plan Procedures, and HSE Induction according to the specific sites.

What are the types of risks you may encounter in a project?

There are many, but if I were just to mention a few, it will include:

  • Risk of falling from heights
  • Confined space hazards like asphyxiation
  • Toxic vapours
  • Fire and explosions
  • Falling objects
  • Collapse of scaffolds electric shocks
What are the types of risks you may encounter in a project?

Ensure in place proper Risk Assessments, work method, procedures, relevant trainings, inductions, PTWs, and meeting co-ordinations.

What was the most stressful aspect of this project and how did you deal with it?

To ensure all workforces from different countries understand the project needs follow safety instruction and execute the job in safe manner.

Why did you choose to work with NRG Engineering?

I chose to work with NRG because the team is very supportive and caring. The manager in charge is constantly giving us guidance and checking in on us.