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Demystifying the risk management process to pragmatically reduce your operational risk
We provide expert facilitation of risk management processes, design of risk management systems and tools, and the delivery of training programs. These Risk Management services enable your organization to better understand your operational risks, assure the effectiveness of your risk controls and develop the capability in your people to maintain and apply these processes into the future.
A statutory rail authority providing rail services wanted to improve the approach, objectivity, repeatability and robustness to safety risk decision-making. Through a Forge Works partnership a formal process and accompanying tool for the evaluation and selection of reasonable risk reduction options was customized and integrated within existing change and risk management processes to provide a repeatable, objective and easy-to-use method that improves decision-making and demonstration that safety risk has been reduced so far as is reasonably practicable.
A mining sector rail operator wanted to ensure that all reasonably practicable controls have been provided to manage rail operations in ‘dark territory’. Through a Forge Works partnership, incident investigation findings, major hazard control audit findings, operating procedures and risk assessments were reviewed and a workshop was conducted to ensure that all legitimate threats to safe operations, existing controls and associated assurance activities are documented in the bow ties, and any additional practicable controls are identified and assessed for reasonability using a customized, repeatable, objective and easy-to-use SFAIRP demonstration method.
A family owned and operated cattle and farming company wanted to ensure that they understood and were able to manage their critical risks following a significant incident. Through a Forge Works partnership an industry leading critical risk process was embedded within their existing risk management system, and through real application, internal HSE advisors were mentored to a level of capability that enabled them to implement and sustain the new process.
A top tier gas and electricity distribution company wanted to conduct an independent review of their approach to risk, asset and incident management in their natural gas distribution business. Through a Forge Works partnership asset management and investigation processes were reviewed against recognized and accepted good practice to provide an objective opinion on the company’s approach to minimizing public safety risk from its gas assets and highlight opportunities for improvement.
A number of independent electricity distributions companies wanted to ensure that they understood and were able to manage their critical risks in a systematic way. Through a Forge Works partnership an industry leading critical risk process was embedded within their existing risk management system, and through real application, internal HSE advisors were mentored to a level of capability that enabled them to implement and sustain the new process.
A regional council managing public assets wanted to learn about the process and benefits of adopting a critical risk approach for managing the risk in their operations. Through a Forge Works partnership an awareness program was delivered to key stakeholders covering practices, tools, sponsorship, training and resource requirements. to help them commence the journey.
The Australasian operations of multinational vertically-integrated mining, processing and chemical manufacturing business wanted to ensure that they understood and were able to manage their critical risks. Through a Forge Works partnership, existing risk management processes were revised to establish a full lifecycle critical risk management approach that adequately addresses both occupational and operational hazards, meets the requirements of a newly-proposed company-wide approach for managing process safety and complies with an impending change in the local legislation.
A global supplier of precision engineered solutions to a range of industries including aerospace, defence, rail, automotive, mining and energy, wanted to simplify their plant risk management process to better enable their limited resources to control the various hazards associated with their high risk plant. Through a Forge Works partnership, our consultants liaised with the operational personnel who conduct the work, reviewed their current assessments and registers, with consideration to local legislation. Forge Works were able to cut through the system clutter to design a new operational tool which enabled the organization’s limited resources to focus and prioritize their improvement efforts towards items of plant that presented the greatest level of risk.
A multi-national developer of major transportation infrastructure projects, that operates and maintains over 1000 miles of highways globally and employs best practice management techniques across its operations, wanted to grow its approach for managing critical hazards so far as is reasonably practicable. Through a Forge Works partnership, our consultants tailored a risk analysis methodology appropriate for the nature of their operations, facilitated bow tie workshops in three languages and designed a critical control assurance and verification program.