Safety in Design – is it a BAU or much more than that?
Get it right the first time!
Opportunities to create safer workplaces are most effective when identified, assessed and documented in the earliest phases of the product life cycle.
The most effective risk control measure is to eliminate the hazard. This is often cheaper and more practical to achieve early at the design or planning stage, rather than making changes later in the life cycle.
Safety-in-Design in a legislative requirement.
During this presentation, the following points will be addressed and case studies to shed light on some popular myths.
a. What is the legislative requirement?
b. Why is safe design important for risk management?
c. What are the responsibilities of the duty holders?
d. Can you take ‘ignorance’ as a safe haven for your commissions and omissions?
Santhosh Therakam | Director – Major Project Risk (ANZ), Jacobs
Santhosh is a Civil Engineer and an Accountant with over 36 years of global experience in delivering many complex, multi-billion and multi-disciplinary projects.
Currently as the Director for Major Project Risk at JACOBS, he provides holistic, practical, Integrated Risk Management solutions and Strategic & Operations Advisory Services to his clients across the globe. Santhosh has worked on many iconic projects in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Middle East – Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia, and India. Some of the major multibillion projects he has worked on include Cross River Rail, Inland Rail (ARTC), TasNet’s Marinus Link, RPV programme, Sydney Second Harbour Crossing, BHP’s Olympic Dam projects etc.
He is currently working towards a PhD on Risk Leadership in a Complex Environment at the University of Queensland.
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