Apr. 12th, 2013
The second day of ISN’s 10th Annual Users Conference offered industry insights, developments and helpful resources. Brian Callahan, Executive Vice President of ISN, opened the day welcoming back attendees touching on ISN’s mission to partner with organizations to improve workplace safety.
During the general session, speaker John Hermanson, OSHA Region VI Administrator, shared insight into OSHA’s process of developing health and safety standards. Mr. Hermanson communicated how tracking safety records helps companies asses their current program and recognize areas of improvement.
Owner Client and contractor breakout sessions proceeded, covering a wide range of topics. Owner Clients shared grading approaches and how ISN has helped them raise the bar in their contractor evaluation process, continuously improving site safety across operations. Methods encompassed strengthening relationships with contractors who perform better than their industry average, incorporating field evaluations and modernizing qualification processes across business segments.
Members of the API Operator Qualification Work Group and ASME B31Q committees provided perspective and information on how OQ initiatives have impacted the industry over the past 25 years.…