The Increasing Importance of Health, Safety, and Environment
Mary Gorczynski 1100006B54 email@example.com | | Tags:  maximo assetmgmt tivoli eam regulatory-compliance environment ibmsoftware health-and-safety software oil-and-gas asset-management service-management ibmontwitter
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Today's blog comes from Terry Ray.
I’m sure that many of you follow industry analyst’s predictions in order to get a sense as to where companies will be investing their capex, opex, and stratex. For those of you who follow analyst Jill Feblowitz of IDC Energy Insights, the number one prediction for the Oil & Gas Industry this year is “new regulatory requirements will drive increased investment by oil and gas companies in Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) system enhancements, upgrades, and replacements. Incident tracking and management, corrective action and regulatory reporting will be addressed first and will depend on application integration”. Although this prediction is specific to the Oil & Gas industry, we are seeing this need across all asset intensive industries.
The primary objective of Health, Safety, and Environment initiatives is to reduce overall risk, to comply with Federal, State and Local regulations, and to create a safe yet efficient operating environment for a company. Achieving this objective is as much about standardizing HSE practices as integrating these practices with day-to-day operations management. IBM Maximo, the market leader in asset management, provides a foundational enterprise platform that integrates Health, Safety, and Environment processes with work and asset management data and processes in order to provide a single view of your personnel, facilities, assets and operations.
IBM Maximo provides unparalleled HSE capabilities for audit management, incident reporting, risk assessment, corrective and preventive action, calibration and maintenance, quality assurance, inspection, management of change, condition reporting, and training. When coupled with Maximo’s proven capabilities in work management, scheduling, preventive maintenance, job plan creation, monitoring, document control, reporting and collaboration, the solution provides a closed-loop management platform focuses on execution excellence.
Your perspectives on the importance of HSE are appreciated. Until next time, stay safe….